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Read more at: CDBB responds to National Infrastructure Commission report - 'Data for Public Good'
CDBB responds to National Infrastructure Commission report - 'Data for Public Good'

CDBB responds to National Infrastructure Commission report - 'Data for Public Good'

15 December 2017

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s Response to the Nation Infrastructure Commission’s Data for Public Good Report


Read more at: Centre for Digital Built Britain Mini-projects Programme 2017-18
Centre for Digital Built Britain Mini-projects Programme 2017-18

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

13 December 2017

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.


Read more at: NBC launch Ireland’s Digital ambition for a ‘Connected’ industry
NBC launch Ireland’s Digital ambition for a ‘Connected’ industry

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

8 December 2017

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


Read more at: 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 Release PAS 185 - Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched

8 December 2017

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.


Read more at: BIM promoted in Chile
BIM promoted in Chile

BIM promoted in Chile

7 December 2017

Experts promote use of Building Information Modelling protocols in Chile


Read more at: Industrial Strategy - Building a Britain fit for the future
Industrial Strategy - Building a Britain fit for the future

Industrial Strategy - Building a Britain fit for the future

29 November 2017

HM Government Industrial Strategy report, published November 2017


Read more at: Press Release : Announcing Launch of the CDBB

Press Release : Announcing Launch of the CDBB

27 November 2017

The Government have announced £5.4 million in funding to launch the Centre for Digital Built Britain at the University of Cambridge, which will help people make better use of cities by championing the digital revolution in the built environment. The Centre is part of a landmark government-led investment in growing the UK’s construction sector.


Read more at: Press Release: Government Announce New Centre at Cambridge
Press Release: Government Announce New Centre at Cambridge

Press Release: Government Announce New Centre at Cambridge

16 November 2017

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.


Read more at: Blog on Delivering Digital Built Britain
Blog on Delivering Digital Built Britain

Blog on Delivering Digital Built Britain

13 November 2017

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


Read more at: 2015 Digital Built Britain Level 3 Strategic Plan
2015 Digital Built Britain Level 3 Strategic Plan

2015 Digital Built Britain Level 3 Strategic Plan

3 November 2017

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