We are approaching the annual Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) event, now the Connected Automated Mobility (CAM) event at Millbrook, which prompts me to consider the question of speed limits and autonomous vehicles.
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It’s been almost a year since the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Transforming Construction Challenge made its first awards from our £172 million investment fund creating the Construction Innovation Hub and the Active Building Centre. Connecting and sharing With so …
This summer will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took humanity’s first steps on the moon. While space continues to inspire us as the Final Frontier, it should no longer be …
We’re very excited to be unveiling 4 local energy system demonstrators as a result of energy revolution programme – showing how the future might look by deploying the latest innovations at town scale in projects across the UK.
We already know that we can build cheaper, faster and safer but we must get more from our built environment. We need inspiring places to live and work, and effective ways to move between them.
It’s been over 160 years since Alexander Parkes created what many people regard to be the first thermoplastic, Parkesine, in Birmingham (that’s right – plastic is a UK innovation). Though Parkes himself never really achieved commercial success with his wonder …
Around nine years ago, I noticed a huge gap in the construction industry, not many women or girls were considering opportunities in the industry: at that time my training portfolio was 90% male and 10% female.
It’s been a busy few months since my last blog on the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), and a lot has happened in that time. The second wave challenges are up and running, and you’ll hopefully have read the blogs …
The newly approved Core Innovation Hub is an exciting moment for UK construction. The Hub is at the centre of the Sector Deal for Construction - the plan to create better value, speed and sustainability in the built environment. Since …