Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

Funding secured for pilot Scottish construction timber initiative

Greater use of home-grown timber in UK construction is taking a significant step forward through a new demonstrator project, which could lead to a major boost for Scotland’s economy and the industry’s environmental impact.

Published 23 November 2020

CICV Forum and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre launch new Be Covid Smart digital learning toolkit

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has teamed up with Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) to create a digital learning toolkit to promote best practice.

Published 10 November 2020

New innovation hub to help construction and manufacturing companies across Highlands and Islands

Construction and manufacturing companies in the Highlands and Islands can soon access a new online hub aimed at boosting innovation in the region.

Published 28 October 2020

New Future Leaders’ Forum to transform skills in the built environment

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is calling on early career professionals and students with drive, ambition and determination to join a new Built Environment Future Leaders’ Forum.

Published 19 October 2020

CIOB launches new hub for Highlands and Islands

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) had announced the launch of a new hub for members in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Published 14 October 2020

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