At present, China’s urban construction has shifted from focusing on speed and construction to concentrating on innovation, ecology and smart construction generating huge market requirements and opportunities. Virtual technologies and IoT are adding new perspectives to design as well as operation - on building, district and urban level. In the Chinese market, there is a desire for German technology products and engineering services to help rising to the challenges of today‘s and tomorrow‘s urban life.
Therefor Fraunhofer IBP and Shanghai Jiao Tong University are joining forces in the FPC-UD@SJTU, the Fraunhofer Project Center for Urban Eco-Development at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The joint platform of construction innovation expertise and related consultancy competency takes advantage of each partner‘s complementary competencies.