CSTB assessments of innovations provide stakeholders of the construction industry with reliable information on the levels of performance and durability of components, including systems, materials, elements, equipment and more, in well-defined areas of application and conditions of use. The CSTB supports stakeholders by facilitating the emergence of innovations and their access to the market, while ensuring their safety.
On behalf of the public authorities, the CSTB examines applications for Technical Appraisals. This procedure is defined by the government and is managed by the Commission Responsible for Issuing Technical Appraisals (CCFAT), which issues Technical Appraisals.
The website of the CCFAT
The CSTB also offers assessment services to support companies in the development of their innovations on the technical market.
At European level, the CSTB is a technical assessment body as well as a notified assessment body for CE marking.
The assessments of the CSTB