The National Institute for Research, Development, Urban Planning and Sustainable Territorial Development "URBAN-INCERC" was established in November 2009.
The Institute is the continuation of the significant experience of the National Institute for Research and Development in Construction and Building Economics - INCERC, the National Institute for Research and Development for Urban and Spatial Planning - URBANPROIECT, the National Center for Research and Documentation in Constructions, Architecture, Urban and Spatial Planning - CDCAS, as well as the National Center for Seismic Risk Reduction - CNRRS.

The object of activity is the provision of services of public law and national interest, mainly:

  1. Research and development activities of public interest in the fields of construction, urbanization, sustainable territorial development and housing,
  2. Activities of information and dissemination of specific information / data, through the organization, operation and development of a specialized information point on the fields of activity of INCD URBAN-INCERC.
  3. Activities deriving from the quality of certification body for construction products and certification of management systems
    Besides these activities, INCD URBAN-INCERC ensures, as the case may be, the functioning of the technical secretariats, of the specialized technical committees and of the technical-professional attestation commissions of the specialists in the field of construction.