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Our focus is on transforming the construction industry by adopting modern methods of construction, and decarbonising.

We are working with our partners to help deliver on the innovation agenda to enable the industry to deliver on the Construction Sector Deal which encompasses the Construction 2025 Strategy, the Transforming Infrastructure Pipeline and the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund which calls for transformation across the sector to eliminate waste, drive down GHG emissions, speed up delivery and lower costs.  As a modern efficient industry we will gain recognition on a World stage and improve the export potential of UK companies.

The innovation programmes we are championing are enabling new technologies and solutions to disrupt the market in key areas such as:

  • Digital – Delivering better, more certain outcomes using digital technologies
  • ManufacturingImproving productivity, quality and safety by increasing the use
    of manufacturing
  • PerformanceOptimising through-life performance though the development of smart assets, using digital technologies to deliver digital twins.  This key area also encompass the development of integrated renewable energy technologies to decarbonise the built environment.

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Funding Opportunities

National Lottery Grants for Heritage 2021-22

Applications are now open for National Lottery Grants for Heritage from £3,000 to £5million, prioritising heritage projects that will boost the local economy, encourage skills development and job creation, support wellbeing, create better places to live, work and visit, and improve the resilience of organisations working in heritage.

Opens: 01/03/2021 Closes: 30/04/2022

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KTN-iX challenge: Digital Tools for the Built Environment

Through this iX challenge, EQUANS, part of the ENGIE Group, is looking for SME’s with innovative tools for the built environment who are interested in corporate strategic investment, with innovations across energy, mobility and infrastructure that enable smarter and greener places. Alongside technical innovations, EQUANS is interested in educational tools that help to promote behavioural change in communities, supporting democratisation in achieving decarbonisation.

Opens: 06/07/2021 Closes: 30/09/2021

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News

25.02.2021

KTP between City, University of London, and Keltbray helps reduce carbon emissions in construction sector through use of Sustainable Reusable Pile

Innovative Sustainable Reusable Pile (or Hollow Pile) technology promises to substantially reduce carbon emissions from piling foundations. City University has just signed an exclusive licence agreement with construction engineering specialist Keltbray for the development of this new technology for more sustainable deep foundation design and construction.

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25.02.2021

i3P Member News Round-Up

Our weekly round-up of news from i3P (Infrastructure Industry Innovation Partnership) members, sharing just some of the great innovations and progress happening in the infrastructure industry.

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