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DT Hub Blog: Driving towards a National Digital Twin - an applied approach

20 August 2019

Ahead of the National Digital Twin Day event that is part of the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s CDBB Week 2019, Samuel Chorlton, chair of CDBB’s Digital Twin Hub Steering Group and Project and Technical Lead for the Data & Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure (DAFNI), calls for a collaborative and applied approach in the journey towards a National Digital Twin.

Blog: Alexandra Bolton reflects on achievements and future plans as CDBB Week approaches

19 August 2019

As we look out of our windows and wonder just what the summer weather will bring next, our Executive Director Alexandra Bolton reflects on what CDBB has achieved so far and looks forward to a busy autumn with the upcoming CDBB week events, and activities and further engagement with the digital built Britain community at UK Construction Week and Digital Construction Week as part of the Construction Innovation Hub.

National Digital Twin Day Monday 9 September - Package for SMEs and Start-Ups

12 August 2019

CDBB is partnering with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to present National Digital Twin Day on Monday 9 September , as part of CDBB Week 2019 . National Digital Twin Day will bring together organisations and people with an interest in the opportunities provided by Digital Twins (DT), helping delegates to make useful connections and advance their digital twin knowledge and adoption.

Blog: Capabilities and challenges - creating a digital built Britain that works for everyone

12 August 2019

Following the publication of the ‘ Capability Framework and Research Agenda for a Digital Built Britain ’, CDBB’s Information Specialist Kirsten Lamb reflects on the two years she has helped with exploring and researching the knowledge, skills and capabilities needed for a digital built Britain. Aside from the technical...

CDBB August Newsletter

2 August 2019

Find out about the latest news from CDBB on events, our blogs, recent reports and more in the CDBB's August 2019 Newsletter [View Newsletter] August 2019 Newsletter Introduction: This month we are delighted to publish the results of nearly two years of work in which we have engaged with networks, academics, industry...


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 understand how the construction and infrastructure sectors could use a digital approach to better design, build, operate, and integrate the built environment.

Report: Challenges of Digitalisation in the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors

28 August 2018

Lamb, K. (2018). Challenges of Digitalisation in the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors

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