Founded in 2009, the Energy & Construction Cluster is a platform for exchange and collaboration with the mission of supporting the region’s construction industry players, including architects, consultants, builders and manufacturers. Through its activities, the Cluster aims to support the growth and competitiveness of the construction sector, particularly in the areas of eco-construction and energy efficiency. Projects are carried out principally in the following areas: Support for innovation, applied research and technology monitoringPromotion of members and of the Cluster’s valuesSupport for cooperation between membersTrainingThe Cluster is an association as defined in articles 60 and following of the Swiss Civil Code. The Committee and Working Groups initiate and lead Cluster activities. The Cluster Manager facilitates implementation of activities.