The CSTB is actively engaged in favor of doctoral research. More than 60 doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows are working on theses at the CSTB, in connection with its five scientific and technical priorities: Energy & Environment, Health & Comfort, Risk Management, Digital Technologies, Usages, Economy and Industry Transitions. This investment strengthens the connections of the CSTB with the academic world, on issues surrounding the construction industry, particularly through the development of collaboration with benchmark laboratories and universities.