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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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Videos and Vlogs explaining some of the work of the Centre for Digital Built Britain Video: Professor Andy Neely and Dr Mark Bew introduce the Centre and explain what a Digital Built Britain is, what the challenges are and how Cambridge will engage with its various stakeholders.

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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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Find out about the latest research from the Digital Built Britain team here at Cambridge.

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Guest Blog: Mark Harvey from DFID discusses new technologies and developing countries

Jul 12, 2018

Mark Harvey, Head of Profession (Infrastructure) at the Department for International Development (DFID), reflects on how new technologies are driving positive change in developing countries.

CDBB Newsletter - July 2018

Jul 10, 2018

July 2018 CDBB Newsletter

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on the recent launch of the Global Infrastructure Programme

Jul 03, 2018

This month Alexandra updates on current research funding, a new tender and the work of the international team, including the recently launched Global Infrastructure Programme, which is part of the Government’s Prosperity Fund.

Blog: International - Estonian Delegation Visits Cambridge

Jun 24, 2018

Hosting visiting delegations to the UK is an important part of the CDBB International Programme providing a significant opportunity for valuable knowledge exchange. Richard Lane, International Programme Manager reflects on the success of the recent Estonian Digital Construction Cluster Study Visit.

Blog - Andrew Robinson on the Level 2 Convergence Programme

Jun 21, 2018

Dr Andrew Robinson is a co-founder and partner of Urban Innovation Labs, the organisation commissioned by the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) to report on the Level 2 Convergence (L2C) programme. In this blog Andy explains the importance of L2C in leveraging the full value of a digital built Britain.

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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

CDBB Summer Showcase and Lunch Event

Jul 30, 2018

St Catharine's College, Cambridge

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