• Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Notes on contributors; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 The global construction industry and R&D; 3 Australia - R&D investment in the construction industry; 4 Brazil - an overview; 5 Canada - innovation through collaboration; 6 Denmark - building/housing R&D investments; 7 Finland - R&D functions in real estate and the construction industry; 8 France - role of national RDI policy in the construction industry; 9 Germany - researching sustainability
  • 10 Hong Kong (China) - R&D funding in the construction industry11 India - R&D scenario in the construction industry; 12 The Netherlands - innovations in the Dutch construction industry; 13 New Zealand - new directions for construction R&D; 14 Norway - improved governance and innovation in construction projects; 15 Sweden - collaboration for competitiveness; 16 USA - characteristics, impacts and future directions; 17 What next? Future directions for R&D investment; Index