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Read more at: Press Release: Construction sector recovery needs a transformed delivery approach to assure safety and quality

Press Release: Construction sector recovery needs a transformed delivery approach to assure safety and quality

18 May 2020

Developing advanced, digitally enabled, manufacturing processes and products that can be used in new schools, hospitals and homes forms a core part of the Construction Innovation Hub’s £72 million Government-backed transformative programme. The Hub is now inviting clients and businesses to input into the first of a series...

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Read more at: Blog: Doubling Down on Impact: An Introduction to the Hub's Value Theme

Blog: Doubling Down on Impact: An Introduction to the Hub's Value Theme

23 April 2020

Ron Lang, Impact Director for Value at the Construction Innovation Hub , introduces the Hub's Value Theme. As we start a new financial year, I find myself reflecting on just how far we’ve come at the Construction Innovation Hub. The programme has brought together three vastly different organisations, and in the process...

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Read more at: The Construction Innovation Hub

The Construction Innovation Hub

In November 2018 Government announcement a £72m award from UKRI to the Construction Innovation Hub (CIH) , a four-year programme of work to transform the construction sector as part of the Industrial Strategy. The Construction Innovation Hub brings together world-class expertise from the...

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Read more at: Blog: Trudi Sully on the drive to deliver innovation

Blog: Trudi Sully on the drive to deliver innovation

25 February 2020

UK Research & Innovation’s Transforming Construction Challenge partners are joining forces at Futurebuild 2020. Ahead of the event, Trudi Sully, Impact Director for Manufacturing at the Construction Innovation Hub, considers the drive to deliver innovation to transform construction and presents her pick of the...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital Construction on a Shoestring - Duncan McFarlane

Blog: Digital Construction on a Shoestring - Duncan McFarlane

4 February 2020

Ahead of the Construction Innovation Hub’s inaugural Digital Construction on a Shoestring workshop, Duncan McFarlane, Professor of Industrial Information Engineering at the University of Cambridge and head of the Distributed Information & Automation Laboratory at the Institute for Manufacturing considers the benefits...

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Read more at: Digital Construction on a Shoestring

Digital Construction on a Shoestring

Wednesday, 26 February, 2020 - 10:00 to 14:00

READ - Blog by Professor McFarlane on the this event. One-day workshop: Low-cost automation for SME's Digital Construction on a Shoestring is an approach to increasing the digital capabilities of companies in the construction sector by deploying low-cost solutions one at a time. Featuring interactive discussion and...

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Read more at: Blog: Alexandra Bolton on the National Digital Twin Programme

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on the National Digital Twin Programme

6 December 2019

A year on from the publication of the Gemini Principles, Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director of CDBB, one of the partners in the Transforming Construction’s Construction Innovation Hub, reflects on the progress of the National Digital Twin Programme. Today, 6th December, marks exactly one year since the publication of the...

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Read more at: Blog: Andy Neely reflects on CDBB's journey and vision

Blog: Andy Neely reflects on CDBB's journey and vision

8 November 2019

CDBB is approaching the end of the first year as part of the Construction Innovation Hub. In that time we have gone through significant change needed to help us meet the ambitions of the Transforming Construction Challenge programme – and to achieve the aims of a digital built Britain. Indeed we are ambitious. I recognise...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital Innovation in Construction by Dr Reyhaneh Shojaei

Blog: Digital Innovation in Construction by Dr Reyhaneh Shojaei

18 October 2019

CDBB and the Construction Innovation Hub have just completed the ‘6 week burst’ - an intense period of engagement activity starting with CDBB week, including UK Construction Week and concluding with Digital Construction Week this week. Dr Reyhaneh Shojaei , a Research Associate at the Cambridge Centre for Housing and...

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Read more at: Blog: Alexandra Bolton

Blog: Alexandra Bolton

15 October 2019

Reflecting on our inaugural ‘CDBB Week’ and looking forward to Digital Construction Week, Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) is positive about the digital transformation in the construction industry and how the Construction Innovation Hub is aiming to be the catalyst for...

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