- Suitability of the usage of blended cement for structural applications
- Improving quality of the bricks while controlling the increase of the cost
- Alternative material to river sand and building lime
- Quality control of structural steel
- Further improvements to clay-soil bricks
Building Materials research & Testing Division (BMRTD) has already initiated a series of research projects in above areas, linking with universities and other technical institutions. The researches are funded by NBRO, and private sector organizations such as GTZ.