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Blog - Introducing Alexandra Bolton - Assistant Director

Blog - Introducing Alexandra Bolton - Assistant Director

In this Blog we hear from the Centre's Assistant Director, Alexandra Bolton, as she describes her role and her vision for the Centre.

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Video Introduction to the Centre for Digital Built Britain

Video Introduction to the Centre for Digital Built Britain

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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Blog - Dr Mark Bew - Strategic Advisor

Blog - Dr Mark Bew - Strategic Advisor

Dr Mark Bew, Strategic Advisor to the Centre, sets his role at, and vision for, the Centre for Digital Built Britain

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Blog - Professor Andy Neely

Blog - Professor Andy Neely

As Director of the new Centre for Digital Built Britain, based at the University of Cambridge, Professor Andy Neely, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations, sets out the next stage of the Digital Built Britain programme.

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Centre for Digital Built Britain Mini-projects Programme 2017-18

Centre for Digital Built Britain Mini-projects Programme 2017-18

We are pleased to announce that to start off the research programme, the Centre is looking to commission a number of mini projects from within the University of Cambridge research network for up to £25K each. Due to funding restrictions, these projects must be completed by 31/3/2018. This is the first set of funding opportunities. External opportunities will be available in 2018.

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NBC launch Ireland’s Digital ambition for a ‘Connected’ industry

NBC launch Ireland’s Digital ambition for a ‘Connected’ industry

National BIM Council’s ‘Roadmap to Digital Transition for Ireland’s Construction Industry’ published.

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BSI Release PAS 185 - Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched

BSI Release PAS 185 - Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new Smart Cities specification for safeguarding data and information security in cities. PAS 185 Smart Cities – Specification for establishing and implementing a security-minded approach lists requirements for creating a framework for the security-minded management of a city.

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Press Release: Government Announce New Centre at Cambridge

Press Release: Government Announce New Centre at Cambridge

The Government have today announced £5.4 million in funding to enable the launch of a centre of excellence in Cambridge 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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BIM promoted in Chile

BIM promoted in Chile

Experts promote use of Building Information Modelling protocols in Chile

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Blog on Delivering Digital Built Britain

Blog on Delivering Digital Built Britain

In this Blog Post on the BIM+ website David Philp sets out his view of the journey plan for Digital Built Britain.

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Delivery Platforms for Government Assets - 2017

Delivery Platforms for Government Assets - 2017

Delivery Platforms for Government Assets - Creating a Marketplace for Manufactured Spaces

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2015 Digital Built Britain Level 3 Strategic Plan

2015 Digital Built Britain Level 3 Strategic Plan

A strategy published in 2015 setting out how we can further develop digital technology used in the construction industry and the wider built environment.

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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.