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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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International Blog: Achievements of the European Programme

May 23, 2018

In this month’s blog Richard Lane, Programme Manager for the EU BIM Task Group and Delivery Manager for the CDBB International Programme, reflects on the achievements of the European programme to date and looks forward to the next phase.

Guest Blog - Dr Jacqui Taylor - FlyingBinary

May 17, 2018

In this month’s guest blog Dr Jacqui Taylor, CEO and co-founder of FlyingBinary, a company recognised as one of the 20 global Internet of Things (IoT) companies building capacity for Society 5.0 in 2018, articulates how a digital built Britain can deliver Society 5.0 for the UK.

Blog - Alexandra Bolton talks us through this month's activities

May 10, 2018

Alexandra Bolton, Deputy Director of CDBB, reports on the latest activities at HQ, including Mini-Projects, Research Networks and Digital Twins.

CDBB, MTC & BRE form the Transforming Construction Alliance

May 04, 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain at the University of Cambridge is working with BRE Ltd and the Manufacturing Technology Centre under the name of ‘Transforming Construction Alliance’ to develop a bid for the recently-announced Core Innovation Hub under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for the construction sector.

Blog - Trudi Sully from MTC reflects on the Working Together Transforming Construction event

May 04, 2018

Trudi Sully, Associate Director for Construction and Infrastructure at the Manufacturing Technology Centre reflects on the organisation’s recent Working Together Transforming Construction event that showcased game-changing processes and technologies to transform the future of construction.

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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.