ECI Webinar Towards Net Zero – Event Report

The recent European Construction Institute Webinar on Net Zero was a great chance to discuss the very significant opportunities presented by decarbonisation of the industrial and energy sectors.   Jenny Young from ECITB and Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer from IDRIC the UK Industrial Decarbonisation Research & Innovation Centre provided insight into the work their respective organisations are doing to drive forward this important agenda.   The discussion was very timely in the … Continue reading “ECI Webinar Towards Net Zero – Event Report”

Why innovation must lead the response to the Roadmap to Recovery

Julie Barry from our member company RIFT R&D Tax Credits discusses the importance of innovation and taking advantage of available support such as tax credits in the Roadmap to recovery. In light of the Covid 19 crisis and resulting economic downturn, the Construction Leadership Council has released a ‘Roadmap to Recovery’  to drive the revival … Continue reading “Why innovation must lead the response to the Roadmap to Recovery”

New Digest explores Platform Thinking for Construction

We are really pleased to support the Transforming Construction Network Plus. N+ is an academic network bringing together experts from a range of disciplines. Platform Thinking for Construction  This digest aims to clarify the ongoing conversation around platform thinking in construction, and organise how we consider the benefits of adopting a platform strategy. It begins … Continue reading “New Digest explores Platform Thinking for Construction”

Further details on UKRI Transforming Construction Funding

Businesses are invited to bid in 2 competitions worth up to £36 million, funding collaborative R&D and demonstrator projects as part of the Transforming Construction Challenge.  The competitions will open on 28 August and close on 30 October. Competition 1: Transforming UK construction – Collaborative R&D Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will … Continue reading “Further details on UKRI Transforming Construction Funding”