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Read more at: Digitising Scotland's Healthcare Estate

Digitising Scotland's Healthcare Estate

13 December 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub (the Hub) is working with NHS Scotland to accelerate the digitisation of Scotland’s healthcare estate. As one of the largest estates in the UK, with thousands of assets and properties, NHS Scotland is transforming the way it manages data across the 14 territorial Health Boards and eight...


Read more at: Applying Government Soft Landings and delivering the golden thread of data in a local authority context

Applying Government Soft Landings and delivering the golden thread of data in a local authority context

16 November 2021

Executive Summary Local Authorities are under increasing pressure to deliver carbon reductions and improve local services in the face of increasing pressures on budgets. Local authorities also need to consider new and pending legislation that will impact asset owners including the Building Safety Bill, Fire Safety Bill and...


Read more at: A framework for the future

A framework for the future

3 November 2021

Embracing digital ways of working will transform how the built environment sector works, giving it the tools to tackle the challenges of tomorrow, including the climate crisis, a new framework developed by the Construction Innovation Hub has found. Published today (Wednesday 3 November) to coincide with the UN Climate...


Read more at: Bridging the Chasm – the story of BIM within the Ministry of Justice

Bridging the Chasm – the story of BIM within the Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is a major UK Government department headed up by the Secretary of State and Lord Chancellor. Its mission is to deliver a world-class justice system that works for everyone in society. The MoJ commenced its information management journey almost 10 years ago and has been...


Read more at: Locating OSM: Offsite construction is firmly on the agenda, but where exactly is offsite?
Map of the 350 UK businesses specialising in different types of OSM

Locating OSM: Offsite construction is firmly on the agenda, but where exactly is offsite?

16 February 2021

In this blog from Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research (CCHPR), Hannah Holmes and Gemma Burgess, explain how they mapped the locations of over 350 UK businesses specialising in different types of OSM, including modular buildings, pods, panels, and steel and timber frames. They explore these geographies and...


Read more at: Blog: Construction with Digital Twin Information Systems

Blog: Construction with Digital Twin Information Systems

21 December 2020

In order to realise the potential of digital twin information management within construction and learn how to apply it correctly, we must recognise there is a need for a holistic approach to construction management. Professor Rafael Sacks was until September 2020 a Visiting Professor at the Centre for Digital Built Britain...


Read more at: Blog: Putting digital at the heart of the built environment - by David Philp

Blog: Putting digital at the heart of the built environment - by David Philp

24 September 2020

The industry has a prime opportunity to set a new course and increase the pace towards digitalisation. The Construction Innovation Hub’s digital impact director David Philp explains Whether we are working with industry or academic partners our aim is to maintain an open dialogue, share insight and knowledge of real-world...


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...


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...


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 , 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 Manufacturing...