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Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG)

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Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
+45 61 20 46 90 https://bloxhub.org

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April 2017

BLOX: Behind the Façade (the design and construction of the façade)

April 3, 2017 @ 15:30 - 18:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  Location: BLOX, Frederiksholms Kanal 30 Bygning A, 1. sal, 1220 København K Time: 15:30-18:00   BLOX features over 50 different types of façade, each of which has its own purpose and aesthetic. Work on the design of the façades went on right from the start of the BLOX project back in 2008, when the feasibility study was presented in an exhibition at the Danish Architecture Centre. Oliver Wong, Design Manager of BLOX, and Casper Graae Gottlieb, Züblin’s Contract Manager,…

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Inaguration of Frederiksholms Kanal, Copenhagen

April 27, 2017 @ 15:00 - 18:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  Come and join us when the City of Copenhagen inaugurates our street: Frederiksholms Kanal on April 27. The construction work at Frederiksholms Kanal is over and BLOXHUB wish to celebrate the re-opening of our beautiful street together with the City of Copenhagen and our neighboors. Everyone is welcome. Join us at Frederiksholms Kanal 30, where we will be ready to give you a closer look at Fæstningens Materialgård and the beautiful magnolia garden. Here, BLOX will also open their…

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May 2017

Call for BLOXHUB’s Annual General Meeting

May 5, 2017 @ 14:00 - 15:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  The Annual General Meeting is held at Fæstningens Materialgård on May 5, 2017. All BLOXHUB member organizations are invited to this Annual General Meeting and have the right to vote. The meeting is conducted in Danish and starts at 2 pm at Fæstningens Materialgård, Frederiksholms Kanal 30, 1220 Copenhagen, building B. Please click for more information about the Annual General Meeting (pdf) At 3 pm, after the General Meeting, there will be a panel discussion about the need for co-creation between…

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Panel discussion: What is the value of co-creation between science and business?

May 5, 2017 @ 15:00 - 16:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
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  Global urbanization creates a massive demand for sustainable urban solutions and presents a unique opportunity for increasing exports. To seize this opportunity, it is vital that researchers and businesses collaborate closely. BLOXHUB is happy to invite you to a panel debate and networking event about the importance of this collaboration. We will also proudly introduce a new collaboration between Realdania and the Innovation Fund Denmark and their common call for industrial Ph.Ds and Industrial Post-Docs working within the field of…

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Panel Discussion: The SDG’s make good business sense

May 11, 2017 @ 15:00 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  How do Businesses and organizations use the UN Sustinable Goals as a driver for growth? Meet keynote speaker Ole Lund Hansen, Chief of Leadership Programs at United Nations Global Compact, and others in this BLOXHUB debate. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are fundamental cornerstones to securing future economic- and business growth by eradicating poverty in an inclusive way, while protecting the environment and create resilient cities for people. Businesses and organizations has the unique opportunity to embrace the SDG agenda…

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Digital Futures for the Built Environment

May 17, 2017 @ 13:30 - 16:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  How can we use digitization to create better products and supplies in the built environment? On May 17, BLOXHUB and the Alexandra Institute invite leading international keynotes to Copenhagen to focus on digital technologies that can radically change the built environment in the future. The event is part of a collaboration between BLOXHUB and the Alexandra Institute about the Digital Future of the Built Environment with the purpose of uncovering how digitization affects the built environment. Program: (Doors open at…

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Information meeting: 10 new smart city/smart building grants for industrial researchers

May 23, 2017 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
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  Realdania and The Innovation Fund Denmark has announced 10 new grants for industrial researchers to join a research cluster in BLOXHUB. The aim is to support sustainable and smart city solutions. Industrial researchers can strengthen the innovation capacity of companies that provide smart solutions for cities and the built environment. This is the message from Realdania and The Innovation Fund Denmark who has announced ten grants for industrial researchers working within the field of smart cities and smart buildings…

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7th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association

May 26, 2017 - May 27, 2017
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
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$275

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Vernon Henderson (LSE) Thomas Holmes (Minnesota) IMPORTANT DATES Conference program: Will be published on March 1st, 2017 Registration opens from February 1st, 2017 CONFERENCE FEES Regular participants: 275 USD Students: 165 USD STUDENT PRIZE Participating students can compete for the “Kraks Fond Prize for Best Student Paper at the European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association”. You can find more information on the student prize at http://kraksfondbyforskning.dk/en/kraks-fond-prize-emuea/ ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS The conference “The 7th European Meeting of the…

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June 2017

Enforce the Powertrain of Innovation in your Organization

June 8, 2017 @ 09:00 - 17:00
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One event on June 8, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on September 7, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on October 12, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on November 23, 2017 at 9:00am

Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
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€1000

Use design principles in executive decision making to increase the innovation capacity of your organization. LinKS and Danish Design Centre constantly aim to create unique arenas for exceptional insights to inspire, challenge and redesign the top executives’ strategic agendas. In collaboration they have developed a brand new strategy workshop that applies design thinking to executive decision making in order to build the innovation capacity of the whole of your organisation to meet the challenges of the future. The workshop combines…

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Indian Smart Cities – A unique Danish export opportunity

June 8, 2017 @ 10:00 - 11:45
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  Join us for a meeting about the Indian Smart Cities Program with attendance from the Ambassador of India in Denmark, and find out how your company can enter a large smart city market. Business Seminar, Thursday 8 June from 10.00-12.00, BLOXHUB, Copenhagen India is one of the global economy’s huge growth engines with an annual BNP growth of more than 7 %. It is not only the Indian economy that keeps growing but also the population keeps increasing. In…

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Sprout Warm Up

June 8, 2017 @ 15:00 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  Your gateway to impact the world: what dementia, football and mushrooms have to do with the sustainable development goals? Get your fingers in the mix as the UN's sustainable development goals and Sprout Talent Week's four cases are revealed. What does dementia, mushrooms, a creek and a football club have to do with the UN's development goals? Mogens Lykketoft, former Chairman of the UN General Assembly, will introduce the development goals from a global perspective. Setting the stage for Sprout…

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The Trade Council invites you the launch of our new initiative – Urban Solutions

June 12, 2017 @ 10:30 - 14:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  Venue: Elgtveds Pakhus, Asiatisk Plads 2G, 1448 Copenhagen K Date: 12 June 2017, from 10.30-14.30   Moderator: Finn Mortensen, Executive Director, State of Green 10:30 – 11:00 Registration and coffee 11:00 – 11:10 Welcmoe by Anders Samuelsen, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark The unique DNA of the Trade Council; globally intergrated with trade missions around the world, industry experience, local market knowledge and strong local ties with both public and private actors. 11:10 – 11:20 New corporation between BLOXHUB and the Danish…

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The Rise of Innovation Districts

June 19, 2017 @ 15:00 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  Prospects for Innovation Districts in Denmark A new complementary urban model is now emerging, giving rise to innovation districts – geographic areas where leading-edge anchor institutions and companies cluster and connect with start-ups, business incubators and accelerators. They are physically compact, transit-accessible and offer mix-use housing office, and retail. But why this shift? What can businesses and society gain from the rise of innovation districts? And how do we make the most of it? Come and experience international keynote…

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BIG DATA FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

June 22, 2017 @ 15:00 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

How can a data driven approach contribute to architecture and city planning? Come and experience this debate between Rosie Kaslem, Director (Space Syntax) Lars Pico, CEO (Kraks Fond – Institute for Urban Economic Research) Time: 22 June - 3.00-5.00 p.m. (bubbles and networking from 5.00-6.00 p.m.) Location: BLOXHUB, Fæstningens Materialgaard, Frederiksholms Kanal 30, 1220 Copenhagen   Sign up and more information: https://billetto.dk/e/science-forum-session-no-2-billetter-193221 The debate is free of charge - seats are assigned on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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July 2017

The Urbanization of Responsibility: Public talk by Professor Clive Barnett, University of Exeter

July 25, 2017 @ 17:00 - 18:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

University of Copenhagen & BLOXHUB present: The Urbanization of Responsibility A public talk by Clive Barnett, Professor of Geography and Social Theory, University of Exeter How should we understand the proliferation of ‘metrophilia’ in the first two decades of the twenty-first century, whereby all sorts of fields of practice, policy, activism and advocacy have come to think of ‘the city’ as holding the key to addressing all sorts of challenges, from economic competitiveness and social cohesion to responsive governance and environmental sustainability? In this talk, Dr. Barnett will…

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August 2017

Digital Futures: Augmented Reality Roundtable

August 17, 2017 @ 08:30 - August 19, 2017 @ 11:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  With the spread of smartphones/tablets with cameras and advanced 3D graphic, along with the latest initiatives within Augmented Reality (AR) glasses, new opportunities for have emerged to support construction processes, road direction, maintenance and facility management in the built environment. But the industry still experiences confusion about the actual opportunities that AR provides. At this roundtable session, we will show concrete examples for the participating companies, and there will be plenty of opportunity to get hands-on with the different…

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Digital Futures: Big Data Roundtable

August 17, 2017 @ 14:30 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  Big Data is a buzzword, but how can data be used to understand and adapt the built environment to its users? And how does data become a tangible tool for businesses to create more sustainable solutions? In this session, the focus will primarily be on data that is generated and collected from a building or an area after the building phase, i.e. data that is included in smart building or smart city services.  Program:  14.30-15.00: Welcome and presentation of…

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Industry 4.0 – the opportunities of construction

August 22, 2017 @ 10:00 - 16:00
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One event on September 8, 2017 at 10:00am

Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

What do new digital product-conditions mean for the future work on construction sites? How does new technology affect the industry? How do we shape and rise buildings in a future where everything is digitally connected and the concrete blender talk and think for itself? Come join us at the next BLOXHUB Match Co-Create  - a two days workshop where we identify overall opportunities and areas with a basis for commercial development of new business areas for the participating companies. Who…

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Digital Futures: Smart Cities Roundtable 

August 28, 2017 @ 14:30 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Picture from: Copenhagen Media Center. Photographer: Jacob Schjørring & Simon Lau Smart cities is a trend that has received a lot of attention throughout the BLOXHUB and Alexandra Institute Digital Futures programme. One of the big concerns is how to specify the topic and make it more tangible. How can we work with different actors to push the limits of digital urban renewal and building processes – both at a practical and political level? Which quantitative or qualitative analyses of behaviour…

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SUMMER SCHOOL: HEDONIC PRICE ANALYSIS AND THE RESIDENTIAL LOCATION CHOICE

August 30, 2017 @ 09:00 - September 1, 2017 @ 18:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
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The aim of this summer school is to provide an introduction to hedonic price analysis, residential location choice and their use in policy evaluation. DESCRIPTION Property value hedonics is the workhorse model for valuation of local public goods and urban amenities. The recent literature has emphasized the importance of controlling for omitted variables and connected hedonic price analysis with the project evaluation literature that focuses on measurement of causal effects. The hedonic price function describes a price equilibrium on a market for a heterogeneous commodity,…

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September 2017

Golden Days: Last chance to visit the BLOX building-site

September 2, 2017 @ 13:00 - 18:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

On Saturday September 2, we are opening BLOX – our new home and Realdania’s largescale development project in Copenhagen. This is the very last chance to see the building under construction before the grand opening in May 2018. This extraordinary opening of the BLOX building-site is part of Golden Days’ celebration of Copenhagen that marks the 850-year anniversary of Copenhagen, which will take place in the cultural neighbourhood. From 12.00-18.00 there will be guided tours at the BLOX building-site every fith…

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H2OPENHAGEN – the blue city

September 2, 2017 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Water is an attractive and limited resource. We cannot live without it. But at the same time it is a huge threat:  Extreme rainfalls deluge our streets and overwhelm our drainage systems, resulting in costly clean-ups while the sea level is rising and threatening to flood our cities. How do we live with the water as our neighbour, and how can we re-think the neighbourship in sustainable ways? Torben Klitgaard, director in BLOXHUB, will be your host when we discuss…

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Future of Urban Mobility Meetup

September 5, 2017 @ 15:30 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Smart phones entered our lives about 10 years ago. Today, it’s hard to imagine exploring a new city without asking your favorite mobility aggregation App where to go, and increasing number of mobility services can be purchased on that same phone. In the meanwhile, commuters continue to either feel stuck in their cars hitting daily traffic queues, or they take train plus a bus or a bike to get to work. Either way, there is room to improve our daily commute…

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10101 COPENHAGEN – the digital city

September 6, 2017 @ 17:00 - 18:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Picture: Copenhagen Media Center. Photographer: CAECA COPENHAGEN New technology is changing our cities radically. Smart cities, big data and driverless cars will become part of our every-day-life in future Copenhagen. It may be difficult to predict what new technology will lead to, but one thing is sure: it is already changing the city that we know. How smart is the smart city, and does it bring us closer together or further apart? Ane Cortzen will be your host, when we throughout…

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Enforce the Powertrain of Innovation in your Organization

September 7, 2017 @ 09:00 - 17:00
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One event on June 8, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on September 7, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on October 12, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on November 23, 2017 at 9:00am

Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
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€1000

Use design principles in executive decision making to increase the innovation capacity of your organization. LinKS and Danish Design Centre constantly aim to create unique arenas for exceptional insights to inspire, challenge and redesign the top executives’ strategic agendas. In collaboration they have developed a brand new strategy workshop that applies design thinking to executive decision making in order to build the innovation capacity of the whole of your organisation to meet the challenges of the future. The workshop combines…

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COPENHIGH – the dense-high city

September 7, 2017 @ 17:00 - 18:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Picture from: TREDJE NATUR The mantra for the sustainable city is density. But how will it be to move from the 1970s mantra regarding the dense-low city to the future dense-high city? And how will it be to live in Copenhagen, when the worlds’ lowest city gets a skyline? Ane Cortzen will be your travel guide, when we throughout the evening present a number of ideas on the high city of the future. From the experience of living high above…

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Industry 4.0 – the opportunities of construction

September 8, 2017 @ 10:00 - 16:00
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One event on September 8, 2017 at 10:00am

Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

What do new digital product-conditions mean for the future work on construction sites? How does new technology affect the industry? How do we shape and rise buildings in a future where everything is digitally connected and the concrete blender talk and think for itself? Come join us at the next BLOXHUB Match Co-Create  - a two days workshop where we identify overall opportunities and areas with a basis for commercial development of new business areas for the participating companies. Who…

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C ♲ PENHAGEN – the resource city

September 18, 2017 @ 17:00 - 18:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Picture from: Copenhagen Media Center. Photographer: Thomas Høyrup Christensen We have always used the nature’s resources to survive, but we are also aware of the fact that it has gone too far. How do we go back and keep re-using the resources again and again? And what kind off effect will it have on how our cities and houses look? Ane Cortzen will be your host when we throughout the evening present a number of ideas on circular solutions in the…

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SPROUT KICK OFF: PUT YOUR MARK ON THE WORLD

September 28, 2017 @ 15:00 - 18:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

How can a creek become a unique coherent recreational area, what will it take to make the area around a stadium an attractive meeting place, and how can landmarks and healing architecture capture local identity and support a sustainable future? Come bring your ideas into play, meet our inspirational speakers and get a sneak peek of the three cases for Sprout Talent Week 2017. Limited tickets available – save yourself a free seat now! Nicolaj Richter-Friis Achitect MMA and partner,…

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October 2017

Kick-off event: The future market for building material producers (event in Danish)

October 4, 2017 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Mange innovative byggekomponenter og -materialer slår ikke igennem på markedet, selvom løsningerne bidrager til at løse nogle af byggeriets store udfordringer inden for eksempelvis bæredygtighed, optimering af arbejds- processer og effektiv drift og vedligehold. BLOXHUB og Dansk Byggeri sætter derfor gang i et udviklingsforløb for virksomheder, hvor den traditionelle værdikæde kortsluttes, og kunderne og leverandørerne sættes sammen for at give plads til, at nye totaløkonomiske forretningsmodeller kan modnes og realiseres. Forløbet sparkes i gang med en kick-off den 4. oktober…

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ARCHITECTURE AS SOFTWARE – How can we shorten the feedback loop between building/environment and use?

October 5, 2017 @ 15:00 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Afternoon sessions in BLOXHUB Science Forum set professional insights and informal networking on the agenda and invite a wide selection of PhD students, universities and businesses in order to create a solid basis for a cross-sectoral link between research and practice within architecture, urban development, construction and digitalization. During four afternoon sessions you’ll get the opportunity to pitch your research focus and get crowd feedback from a knowledge intensive network of universities, businesses and other PhD students. Theme: Architecture as…

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New technologies and their effect on growth and exports of urban solutions

October 6, 2017 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  Bridging Digitalization, Architecture, Construction and Design (Event in Danish) Hvad betyder regeringens nye erhvervsudspil for eksporten af danske løsninger på urbaniserings-området? Og hvordan kan Danmark løfte lokale og globale byers udfordringer gennem digitalisering? Gennem korte oplæg og efterfølgende paneldebat med relevante aktører inden for dansk erhverv belyser vi: Digitaliseringens betydning for vækst, byggeri og byudvikling Regeringens overvejelser for området Tilmelding efter først-til-mølle princip. Begrænset antal pladser. PROGRAM: Korte oplæg med fokus på urbanisering, digitalisering og vækstpotentialer: Jesper Nygård, CEO, Realdania…

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#SmarterCitiesNOW: A Nordic/UK Sustainable Urban Collaboration Forum

October 11, 2017 @ 09:00 - October 12, 2017 @ 17:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

  What is #SmarterCitiesNOW? #SmarterCitiesNOW is a UK/Nordic ‘Sharing Cities’ Collaboration forum, focused on sustainable urban development, led by Tech Nordic Advocates in collaboration with Tech London Advocates, Ravensbourne, the London Mayor's Office, Future Cities Catapult, BLOXHUB, LOOP CITY, ZUMTOBEL, DONG energy, CLEAN, Copenhagen Capacity, Invest in Denmark and many other UK and Nordic sustainable urban development front runners.#SmarterCitiesNOWbrings together sustainable urban development pioneers, thinkers and doers, including startups, SMEs, architects, designers, academics, tech companies and policy makers - who have expressed an interest in participating in a continuous sustainable urban collaboration forum to knowledge share, learn from each other (what works/doesn’t), collaborate on projects, smart/data…

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Enforce the Powertrain of Innovation in your Organization

October 12, 2017 @ 09:00 - 17:00
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One event on June 8, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on September 7, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on October 12, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on November 23, 2017 at 9:00am

Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
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€1000

Use design principles in executive decision making to increase the innovation capacity of your organization. LinKS and Danish Design Centre constantly aim to create unique arenas for exceptional insights to inspire, challenge and redesign the top executives’ strategic agendas. In collaboration they have developed a brand new strategy workshop that applies design thinking to executive decision making in order to build the innovation capacity of the whole of your organisation to meet the challenges of the future. The workshop combines…

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How are multiple projects managed all at once in an unpredictable market?

October 24, 2017 @ 14:00 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
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  Technology is never a goal in itself, but it can lead to faster delivery, a stronger user experience and improved profit. In order to meet the increased demand for fast delivery, more and more companies work on several projects simultaneously. Development- and technology projects together with products are solved in project organizations that become more flowing, agile and stable. The ability to manage projects is substantial to the company’s competitiveness. How do you manage to solve projects? Do you…

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November 2017

BLOXHUB MORNINGS // SUSTAINABILITY, LIVABILITY AND RESILIENCE

November 9, 2017 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

BLOXHUB MORNINGS // SUSTAINABILITY, LIVABILITY AND RESILIENCE The intersection of sustainability, livability and resilience In a world increasingly affected by climate change, natural disasters, poor land-use and lack of housing, we bring to discussion the topic of sustainability, livability and resilience. These terms have sometimes been used interchangeably, though at the cost of weakening these concepts. If a livable future that is resilient to disruptions is the desired outcome, is sustainability a lens to get there? Where is the intersection of…

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Enforce the Powertrain of Innovation in your Organization

November 23, 2017 @ 09:00 - 17:00
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One event on June 8, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on September 7, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on October 12, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on November 23, 2017 at 9:00am

Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
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€1000

Use design principles in executive decision making to increase the innovation capacity of your organization. LinKS and Danish Design Centre constantly aim to create unique arenas for exceptional insights to inspire, challenge and redesign the top executives’ strategic agendas. In collaboration they have developed a brand new strategy workshop that applies design thinking to executive decision making in order to build the innovation capacity of the whole of your organisation to meet the challenges of the future. The workshop combines…

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Turning public needs into private investment opportunities?

November 30, 2017 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

This Morning is powered by the BLOXHUB Members: CSL - Copenhagen Solutions Lab and Danish Architecture Centre Cities grapple with major challenges of allocating the needed funds towards climate adaption, transition to renewable energy, social challenges linked to urbanization. Effective public-private partnerships in the form of Impact investment promise to catalyze additional private capital flows into public investments and stimulate private sector development, and even transferring economical risk from the public to the private sector. The concept of Impact Investment has gained…

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How do we improve the quality of Danish buildings?

November 30, 2017 @ 14:30 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Do we compromise on quality because of our ambition to create profitable businesses? Is the distance between the building industry and the citizens to big? Come and join the debate, when Byggesocietetet and DAC  discuss the quality in the Danish building industry. Tickets are free of charge and available via Billetto  Speakers: Kristian Baatrup - CEO, Landinspektørkontoret Baatrup & Thomsen Anette Krarup – director of development, NPV – Urban and property developer Jan Albrechtsen – architect and partner, Vandkunsten  Program: 14.30-15.00:…

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December 2017

Sharing economy and its influence in cities

December 7, 2017 @ 08:00 - 09:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

This Morning is powered by the BLOXHUB Members: IFHP , Kraks Fond - Institute for Urban Economic  and Danish Architecture Centre Sharing platforms and specific companies like Airbnb have a huge impact on the way we live, travel and perceive our cities. As the popularity of these sharing platforms grows, their effects move well beyond the individual, challenging city authorities, traditional policies, tourism boards, rental markets and wider housing perspectives. At this BLOXHUB Morning we will discuss the latest research on Airbnb…

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From framework to content: Tools and methods in strategic partnerships

December 11, 2017 @ 14:00 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

If talk and attention measure success, strategic partnerships have come to stay. Since the City of Copenhagen's tender of two framework agreements on strategic partnerships in 2016, the building industry has debated the impact of partnerships in relation to construction quality and productivity. Strategic partnerships are much more than a simple way of tendering and implementing construction projects. It is a whole new 'social order' based on new rules of the game and relations between parties involved in building projects.…

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Kraks Fond Seminar “AUTOMATION AND THE DEMAND FOR WORKER SKILLS”

December 18, 2017 @ 12:00 - 13:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark
Free

  The seminar is open for everybody. Have a great presentation from PhD student Anders P. Nielsen from Princeton University. The presentation will be held in meeting room 3 in BLOXhub.

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January 2018

How can the City of Copenhagen support design- and construction companies in becoming more circular?

January 24 @ 08:45 - 12:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Circular Economy Workshop: How can the City of Copenhagen support design and construction companies in becoming more circular? NOTE! This event is held in Danish and for design and construction companies only. The City of Copenhagen is currently developing initiatives for the future circular city. In relation to this, they invite to the workshop, with the desire to find new ways and initiatives that the municipality can take – either alone or in collaboration – that can support a restructuring…

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Danish embassies to the Scandinavian and Baltic countries visit BLOXHUB in Copenhagen 

January 25 @ 14:00 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

In collaboration with BLOXHUB, the Danish Embassies in Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Baltic countries want to invite you to an afternoon event on the export of Danish solutions for sustainable urban development. We look forward to telling you about export opportunities to the Nordic / Baltic regions and to hearing about your products, wishes and challenges in the field of sustainable urban development. PROGRAM 2.00 - 2.15: Check-in 2.15 - 2.30: Welcome and why the Nordic / Baltic countries,…

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KRAKS FOND WINTER WORKSHOP ON URBAN ECONOMICS “GENTRIFICATION”

January 26 @ 08:30 - 19:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

The workshop focuses on quantitative methods and analysis of urban areas. The aim is to connect economists, sociologists, geographers, management scholars, and policy makers with advanced practice interested in urban economics. Bringing together leading experts, promising young researchers and advanced practitioners, the workshop offers an opportunity for scientific discussion and interaction in relatively small groups. Kraks Fond – Institute for Urban Economic Research is an independent research unit under the Kraks Fond. Results of Kraks projects are available to decision…

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March 2018

BLOXHUB Science Forum: How the built environment shapes our lives

March 5 @ 15:00 - 17:00
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

HOW THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT SHAPES OUR LIVES This spring BLOXHUB opens its doors, marking a new era in innovating sustainable urbanization across architecture, urban development, construction and digitization. Join us on March 5, and let us introduce you to the BLOXHUB Science Forum, BLOXHUB’s cross-disciplinary industrial research network. BLOXHUB Science Forum provides a cross-disciplinary third space for academics and professionals to explore common ground. We facilitate events that frame the right problems and questions on the road to sustainable cities.…

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BLOXHUB MORNINGS // ANTHROPOLOGY & ARCHITECTURE

March 22 @ 08:15 - 09:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

The value of insights: Architecture, Anthropology and the Collaborative Production of Urban Form The world population is predicted to increase, reaching estimated 8.6 billion in 2030, two-thirds of which will be living in cities. This exponential growth calls for a pursuit of sustainable and smart solutions, crafted at the intersections between disciplines and sectors of construction. In order to improve urban design practices, and produce inclusive, sustainable and smart cities that take into account the socio-cultural complexities of contemporary life,…

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April 2018

Why waste a recycling station?

April 10 - April 11
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Take part in our next “Match & Create” and join in for two cross-disciplinary innovation workshops that can expand your business area and network. As resources becomes scarce, waste is really not waste anymore. Re- and upcycling transforms waste into a valuable asset. And contributes to an attractive and sustainable city. Clearly, the recycling station of the future is far more than a wasteland with “five half-empty containers and a lot of confusing signs”. Initiated by ARC (Amager Ressource Center…

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May 2018

CAFx + IFHP + BLOXHUB // NEW DEMOGRAPHICS, NEW HOUSING NEEDS

May 7 @ 09:00 - 14:30
Fæstningens Materialgård (FMG), Teknologisk Institut, Gregersensvej 1, indgang 1, konferencesalen
Taastrup, 2630 Denmark

Cities are currently undergoing dramatic demographic changes that have a significant impact on urban society as well as housing demands. The different housing needs of household types vary tremendously according to the age, family structures and profile of the population. Many Europeans are currently searching for more flexible and affordable types of housing. In Scandinavia, the society is faced with questions of how to satisfy the needs for welfare, health care and nursing for the growing number of seniors, depending…

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