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Read more at: Blog: CDBB Week: the view from New Zealand

Blog: CDBB Week: the view from New Zealand

24 September 2019

A mysterious figure was spotted at every single event during CDBB week. Who was he, the CDBB team wanted to know, and what was he doing here? We tracked him down at the Summer Showcase and unmasked him as Professor Robert Amor, Head of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Naturally...

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Read more at: CDBB Week 2019: Summer Research Showcase Summary

CDBB Week 2019: Summer Research Showcase Summary

21 September 2019

[Flikr Photos available here] The CDBB summer showcase CDBB held its second Summer Showcase in Cambridge on Thursday 12 September 2019 - which is now included within a larger set of activities named ‘CDBB Week’. A large and appreciative audience joined us to hear about the progress CDBB is making and listen to a series of...

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Sarah Hayes

DT Hub Blog: The vision for a National Digital Twin

20 September 2019

DT Hub Blog September 2019 Sarah Hayes, author of the National Infrastructure Commission’s ‘Data for the Public Good’ (2017), reflects on progress and possibilities on the development of a National Digital Twin following her keynote at the recently held National Digital Twin Day. At National Digital Twin Day, CDBB and the...

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Read more at: CDBB Week 2019 Research Blog: Dr Timea Nochta ~ City Digital Twins for urban planning and management

CDBB Week 2019 Research Blog: Dr Timea Nochta ~ City Digital Twins for urban planning and management

13 September 2019

CDBB Week 2019 showcases CDBB’s diverse range of work and engagement with our industry, academic and policy networks. As part of Friday’s #CDBBWeek2019 Digital Roundup, the Centre invited a number of researchers from CDBB funded research networks and early career researchers to shine a light on their projects supporting a...

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Read more at: CDBB Week 2019 Research blog: Dr Li Wan ~ A digital twin prototype for jouneys to work in Cambridge

CDBB Week 2019 Research blog: Dr Li Wan ~ A digital twin prototype for jouneys to work in Cambridge

13 September 2019

CDBB Week 2019 showcases CDBB’s diverse range of work and engagement with our industry, academic and policy networks. As part of Friday’s #CDBBWeek2019 Digital Roundup, the Centre invited a number of researchers from CDBB funded research networks and early career researchers to shine a light on their projects supporting a...

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Read more at: Media Release: National Digital Twin Day launches week of activity to help modernise national infrastructure

Media Release: National Digital Twin Day launches week of activity to help modernise national infrastructure

9 September 2019

[Flikr photos from the day] The National Digital Twin (NDT) has been cited by the National Infrastructure Commission as having the potential to unlock an additional £7 billion per year of benefits across the UK infrastructure sector [1]. Today in London, the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) and the Institution of...

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Read more at: National Digital Twin Programme

National Digital Twin Programme

The National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) is run by the Centre for Digital Built Britain, a partnership between the University of Cambridge and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Launched by HM Treasury in July 2018, the NDTp was set up to deliver key recommendations of...

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Samuel Chorlton

DT Hub Blog: Driving towards a National Digital Twin - an applied approach

20 August 2019

Ahead of the National Digital Twin Day event that is part of the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s CDBB Week 2019, Samuel Chorlton, chair of CDBB’s Digital Twin Hub Steering Group and Project and Technical Lead for the Data & Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure (DAFNI), calls for a collaborative and applied approach in the journey towards a National Digital Twin.

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - The local governance of digital technology – Implications for the city-scale digital twin

Publication: Final Report - The local governance of digital technology – Implications for the city-scale digital twin

31 July 2019

screenshot_2020-06-24_at_14.27.58.png Project background What part does city and regional governance play in how a city-level digital twin develops? It is necessary to understand the ways in which governance for digital twins is bound by context and the ways in which it is generalisable in order to successfully transfer...

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin

Publication: Final Report - Analysing Systems Interdependencies using a Digital Twin

10 July 2019

screenshot_2020-06-30_at_21.51.57.png Project background This project investigates how to understand infrastructure complexity, using the digital twin. This work provides a first step toward next-generation systems engineering by demonstrating the feasibility of using a digital twin to generate new insight on systems...

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