KEN cluster activities

DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

Creation of Estonian LifeCycle Standard
 - 13.11.2017 - Presenting LifeCycle Standard to municipalities
 - 26.01.2018 - LifeCycle Standard Training in Technopolis
 Creating description for standardised processes
 Undertaking example planning process
  - Anija example planning - COMPLETED
  - Next meeting in Rapla starting from February 2018
 Developing Smart.Connect software
  - Testing software will start in May 2018
 Developing Build It Smart software
 - Testing Software will begin in May 2018
Cooperation with TTÜ
 - TTÜ is providing ongoing input regarding development of computer software
 Developing Primary energy Calculator
 Creating example planning process
 

MARKETING ACTIVITIES

Creating Cluster Marketing Strategy
Creating cluster contact database
Arranging B2B meetings between clients and partners
 December 2017 meetings:
- client names not included for confidentiality/ data protection regulations
Regular information letters to potential clients
  - 22.09.2017 Cluster is participating on World Green Building Week
 - 29.12.2017 KEN cluster leading the way to better profitability
Arranging information days and seminars
  - 15-16.11.2017 - Cluster presentation on international "Puitarhitektuuri konverents"
 - 8.11.2017 - Cluster presenation in Saint Gobain autumn seminar in Viljandi
Arranging annual conference
 - 22.11.2017 Cluster information conference in Ehituskeskus on topic "Internal Climate"
Developing cluster web page
Creation of marketing materials
 

INTERNATIONALISATION ACTIVITIES

Arranging meetings with other clusters and networks 
 - 21-22.09.2017 Cluster Matchmaking Conference in Stuttgart
Arranging trainings for members
  - 09.08.2017 Sustainable Materials and Resources
  - 25.11.2017 Green Building Envelopes
  - March 2018 Managing Green building Projects
 
 
Some highlights of success stories:
During the cluster programme period we have introduced different works for our members and our knowledge on sustainability has been a successful argument when winning proposals where members are involved in parts of the value chain include for instance:
 - Shopping centre - total value of works potential 45 million euros.
 - Shopping centre and office building - total value of works potential 20 million Euros.
 - Office complex - total value of works potential 40 million Euro 
 
New curriculum introduced to Tallinn University of Technology and KEN Cluster member lecturing
Spin-outs for new business activities - own development projects (first project value 11m Euro, commercial and residential parts), Rail Baltica group meetings
New European-wide value chain development methodology