Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

Circular economy 'essential to COVID recovery’, construction industry told

As cities across the world are working towards a new normality post-COVID lockdown, a virtual event will look at the ways in which the circular economy plays an essential role to Glasgow’s recovery, with learnings from other international cities.

Published 17 September 2020

CICV Forum secures funding to help explore fruitful avenues for expansion

In yet another example of its innovative approach to stimulating and growing Scotland’s building sector, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has secured significant grant funding to help it identify and highlight the investment areas which will bring the most benefit to the wider economy.

Published 3 September 2020

Six 'impactful' innovation projects win support from i-Con Challenge Fund

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is supporting six new projects through its i-Con Innovation Challenge Fund, part of a support programme set up earlier in the year in response to COVID-19.

Published 27 August 2020

Students sought to lead charge for change in world of construction

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is calling on students with a passion for innovation and disruption to help lead the charge for change in the construction sector.

Published 19 August 2020

CSIC appoints John Maclennan to drive innovation in Highlands and Islands

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed development expert John Maclennan as its innovation manager to drive collaborative innovation projects in the Highlands, Islands and North East regions.

Published 11 August 2020

Researchers to develop online remote building inspection platform

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have received funding to develop an online platform for remote building inspection.

Published 10 August 2020

CSIC to explore benefits of exoskeletons in UK construction and manufacturing industries

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is part of an international team hosting a webinar to launch a new initiative that aims to accelerate the adoption of exoskeletons in construction and industrial manufacturing SMEs across Europe’s North Sea Region.

Published 16 June 2020

New project to boost innovation in construction and manufacturing across Highlands and Islands

A new collaborative initiative led by Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and Inverness College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, is set to champion innovation in the construction and manufacturing sector across the Highlands and Islands.

Published 4 June 2020

New partnership to deliver 'world class smart homes' of the future to Kilmarnock

The HALO Urban Regeneration Company and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) have announced a new partnership that will bring "world-class smart homes of the future" to Kilmarnock.

Published 3 June 2020

Free resource to help UK construction sector attract more women into industry

An industry guide has been published to support the construction industry to attract and retain women into the sector.

Published 29 May 2020

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre launches webinar series to collaborate built environment recovery

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has launched a webinar events series as part of its i-Con COVID-19 support initiative for the built environment.  

Published 7 May 2020

Douglas Morrison: Taking future construction skills offsite

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s Offsite Ready programme aims to build the UK’s capacity in the skills that will be vital to the future of construction, explains Douglas Morrison.

Published 21 April 2020

CSIC launches new initiative launches support industry during COVID-19 crisis

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has launched its i-Con initiative in a bid to support the built environment sector during the current global coronavirus crisis. 

Published 15 April 2020

Hollis partner Anne Johnstone appointed to CSIC board

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed Anne Johnstone as a member of the governance board. 

Published 7 April 2020

New fire safety in use guidance issued for timber frame buildings

With an objective to enhance quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, the Structural Timber Association (STA) has been collaborating with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), the University of Edinburgh and BRE to produce fire safety in use guidance for timber frame buildings.

Published 12 March 2020