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Introducing the Centre for Digital Built Britain

The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partnership between the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the University of Cambridge to deliver a smart digital economy for infrastructure and construction for the future and transform the UK construction industry’s approach to the way we plan, build, maintain and use our social and economic infrastructure.

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New Centre for Digital Built Britain

The Government announced the launch of this centre of excellence in Cambridge in order to champion the digital revolution in the built environment. The Centre is part of a landmark government-led investment in growing the UK’s construction sector.

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Centre for Digital Built Britain Mini-projects Programme 2017-18

Dec 13, 2017

We are pleased to announce that to start off the research programme, the Centre is looking to commission a number of mini projects from within the University of Cambridge research network for up to £25K each. Due to funding restrictions, these projects must be completed by 31/3/2018. This is the first set of funding opportunities. External opportunities will be available in 2018.

NBC launch Ireland’s Digital ambition for a ‘Connected’ industry

Dec 07, 2017

National BIM Council’s ‘Roadmap to Digital Transition for Ireland’s Construction Industry’ published.

BSI Release PAS 185 - Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched

Dec 07, 2017

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new Smart Cities specification for safeguarding data and information security in cities. PAS 185 Smart Cities – Specification for establishing and implementing a security-minded approach lists requirements for creating a framework for the security-minded management of a city.

Press Release: Government Announce New Centre at Cambridge

Nov 29, 2017

The Government have today announced £5.4 million in funding to enable the launch of a centre of excellence in Cambridge to champion the digital revolution in the built environment. The Centre is part of a landmark government-led investment in growing the UK’s construction sector.

BIM promoted in Chile

Nov 28, 2017

Experts promote use of Building Information Modelling protocols in Chile

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Welcome to the Centre for Digital Built Britain.  

The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partnership between the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the University of Cambridge to deliver a smart digital economy for infrastructure and construction for the future and transform the UK construction industry’s approach to the way we plan, build, maintain and use our social and economic infrastructure.

Upcoming events

Launch of DBB at Cambridge

Jan 01, 2018

Cambridge

Home Nations Working Group Event

Jan 16, 2018

Maxwell Centre, Cambridge

Partner Event

Jan 22, 2018

Upcoming events