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Blog: Alexandra Bolton on CDBB's new funding opportunities

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on CDBB's new funding opportunities

23 August 2018

Following the announcement of three new funding opportunities at the CDBB Summer Showcase Event, Alexandra Bolton, Deputy Director of the Centre, looks forward to receiving bids for the new calls.

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ICE Blog: Data - an untapped goldmine for productivity?

ICE Blog: Data - an untapped goldmine for productivity?

16 August 2018

How can the infrastructure sector capitalise on the data opportunity? Ahead of the Shaping a Digital World event on 25 September, the Institution of Civil Engineers held a joint roundtable with construction sector advisors Invennt to explore the actions required.

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Blog from Amelia Burnett on the Engagement Programme

Blog from Amelia Burnett on the Engagement Programme

8 August 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s (CDBB) engagement programme works across research, industry and policy to champion digital transformation. Amelia Burnett, Head of Engagement for CDBB, heralds the change.

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Guest Blog from Professor Gillian Rose who provides a social geography perspective

Guest Blog from Professor Gillian Rose who provides a social geography perspective

8 August 2018

The CDBB programme is actively multi-disciplinary to engage with ideas and perspectives beyond digital technology and construction. Gillian Rose, Professor of Human Geography at the University of Oxford, and a member of the CDBB Expert Research Panel, considers the digital built environment through the lens of social geography.

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Blog: International Update - UK Government’s Prosperity Funded Global Infrastructure Programme

Blog: International Update - UK Government’s Prosperity Funded Global Infrastructure Programme

2 August 2018

Adam Matthews, lead of the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s International Programme, discusses the benefits of the UK Government’s Prosperity funded Global Infrastructure Programme for partner countries and the UK.

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Blog: Alexandra Bolton and data-informed opportunities

Blog: Alexandra Bolton and data-informed opportunities

24 July 2018

Following the Government’s response to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) report Data for the Public Good that tasks CDBB with forming the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG), Alexandra Bolton, Deputy Director of the Centre, looks forward to data-informed opportunities ahead.

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

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

20 July 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.

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

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

12 July 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.

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

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

3 July 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.

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Blog: International - Estonian Delegation Visits Cambridge

Blog: International - Estonian Delegation Visits Cambridge

26 June 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.

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