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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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Blog: Mark Enzer, Chair of the Digital Framework Task Group

Jul 20, 2018

Government confirmation that the Centre for Digital Built Britain will form a Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) to guide the development and adoption of a digital framework for infrastructure data is good news. Mark Enzer, Chief Technical Officer for Mott MacDonald, and Chair of the DFTG, sets out a view of the way forward for Digital Transformation in the UK’s infrastructure industry.

Visit by Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury

Jul 20, 2018

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury announces launch of the Centre for Digital Built Britain' Digital Framework Task Group during visit to the University of Cambridge

Media Release: Mark Enzer to Chair Digital Framework Task Group

Jul 19, 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) will deliver key recommendations from the National Infrastructure Commission’s ‘Data for the Public Good Report’. In a speech today at the University of Cambridge, the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Robert Jenrick presented the Government’s response to the report and launched the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG).

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

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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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