The second call for proposals seeks to address two key topics and three research challenges:

1) Improving Cost-effectiveness of Underground Developments

Challenge 1: To reduce cost of underground developments by 50% through innovations in: 

  • Underground excavation and temporary supports and
  • Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) works (e.g. fire protection, safety, mechanical ventilation, etc.)

while maintaining, or even reducing, recurrent and maintenance costs. 

2) Improving Human Comfort & Well-being and Enhancing Environmental Resilience  

Challenge 2: To reduce ambient temperature by 4°C of residential housing estates.

Challenge 3: 
To reduce ambient noise levels by 10 dBA in residential housing estates while maintaining natural ventilation.

Thank you for your interest. The Call is closed.