The main objective of the FRISSBE project is to establish an ERA Chair for fire-safe sustainable built environments at the Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute, ZAG, where cutting edge research infrastructure for fire testing is being established. Combining of the new research infrastructure and the ERA Chair will create the appropriate conditions for high-quality outstanding researchers and research managers to move and engage with the beneficiary, aiming to achieve excellence in the scientific field of fire-safe sustainable built environments and modify their research and innovation landscape. An outstanding researcher, the ERA Chair holder, will have a decisive and positive impact on the culture and performance of ZAG as a whole.