Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £12.5 million in innovative projects to transform the UK construction sector.
The aim of this competition is to invest in solutions to improve productivity, quality and performance of the UK construction sector. They are specifically looking for projects to improve the 3 core stages of the construction lifecycle:
- Designing and managing buildings through digitally-enabled performance management.
- Constructing quality buildings using a manufacturing approach.
- Powering buildings with active energy components and improving build quality.
The funding comes as part of the £170m investment in the Transforming Construction: Manufacturing Better Buildings Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF).