Mission 'research into application'

The DBm cluster stands for multi-disciplinary research, technology development and transfer of original research results into the construction sector, in relation to durable building materials and techniques.

  • To develop new technologies and to stimulate 'technology & IP (intellectual property)' transfer to industry and society.
  • To perform collaborative research with companies, so to accelerate and facilitate 'technology and knowledge' development.
  • To stimulate collaboration in innovation for the construction sector.

DBm is the UGent knowlegde and innovation portal for the construction sector, aiming for inter-disciplinary academic-industrial collaboration.