THOREAQ is a unique research project supported by ERDF React EU and the Flemish Fund for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The project aims to realize an open test infrastructure for innovations in the field of renovation solutions, improvement of indoor air quality, integration of energy systems in the built environment, and industrially manufactured building envelopes.
THOREAQ is a unique research project that is supported by ERDF React EU and the Flemish Fund for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
In a first fase, the infrastructure will consist of three units: a technical hall and two identical buildings with the morphology of residential buildings and equipped with redundant techniques and an extensive set of measuring equipment. In a later fase, a site lab will be added.
Collaboration is key
This infrastructure will be opened up to companies so that they can test, optimize and demonstrate their innovative products and services full-scale and real-life in a safe and controlled environment. They will also be able to participate in defining the specifications of the infrastructure.
By bringing various partners together, we want to promote interaction and develop and analyze multiple innovations, which can lead to optimized all-in-one solutions in which various services and technical systems are combined.
Doing so, the THOREAQ infrastructure aims to accelerate the Flemish renovation market and energy transition, catalyze significant cost reductions and quality improvements in buildings, and significantly strengthen the ecosystem of involved companies in terms of innovative strength and export potential.
This project was supported by:
Size of the ERDF React EU grant: €630,850.50
Size of support from the Flemish Fund for Innovation and Entrepreneurship: €369,149.50