Digital Transformation in the Construction Sector:
challenges and opportunities
A European Union co-funded research project (VS/2019/0078)
DISCUS aims to analyse Digital transformations in the Construction Sector,
to strengthen the role and contribution of innovative industrial relations structures, including social dialogue.
news and events
The final conference of the Discus Project will take place online on Monday 25 October. The event will be organised around presentations of the main findings of the Discus project, with round tables of experts, unions and employers' representatives. Please register...
The slides presented by the project's partners during the webinar of 5 March 2021 can be found in the download section of the website (resource no. 5).
A quantitative analysis of the European Construction sector Productivity, investment and competitiveness
This working paper edited by Fondazione Di Vittorio presents some stylized facts related to the “Construction sector” for EU 28 and the main European countries. The aim of this study is to provide a quantitative analysis of the sector, focusing on labor productivity,...
The webinar will take place on 5 March 2021 from 9:00 am to 2 pm CET This third transnational and virtual conference will be organised around presentations of the case studies related to experiences of digitalisation in the construction sector of national importance...
In this article, project manager Serena Rugiero explaines the Discus project's backgrounds and goals to the readers of Sindacato Nuovo, Fillea's official bulletin. Read the article (Italian)
The construction supply chain is an emblematic case of the potential benefits and critical points of innovation in favor of the two major drivers of change in our economic and social model: the transition to sustainability and digitalization.
Final report of the European project “VET4LEC Inclusive Vocational Education and Training for Low Energy Construction”, dated February 2019.
On 3 July 2019 the workshop “Digital transformation in the construction sector: challenges and opportunities” took place in Madrid. It was organized by the Fundación 1º de Mayo.
Discus project launched on 13 March 2019 with its kick off meeting, which was held via teleconference from the Fillea Cgil headquarters.
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