Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

Stephen Good: Funding will support a construction innovation revolution – but we need industry’s help

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre chief executive Stephen Good reflects on an £11 million boost in core funding and explains why industry should step up and help drive an innovation revolution.

Published 2 April 2019

BRE leads policy-makers and experts’ debate on building a better Scotland

Twenty-one of Scotland’s senior policy-shapers and key building experts, academics, and commentators were welcomed to a roundtable in Edinburgh earlier this year to debate: “What Kind of a Britain are we Building: Scotland?”

Published 12 March 2019

CSIC gains £11m funding boost to support ‘innovation revolution’ in Scottish construction sector

More than 1,800 new construction jobs are expected to be created after the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) received almost £11 million of core funding to support the sector to innovate, modernise and grow.

Published 28 February 2019

Free event offers help to take advantage of government’s Transforming Construction programme

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and partners are running a free event to help construction companies take advantage of opportunities offered by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Transforming Construction programme.

Published 21 February 2019

New partnership formed to help reduce construction waste in Scotland

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and Zero Waste Scotland are joining forces to encourage the construction industry to find innovative ways to reduce construction waste.

Published 14 February 2019

CSIC and CITB team up to tackle industry's future skills challenge

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have formed a new partnership to help address the shortage of innovation skills in the construction industry.

Published 25 January 2019

And finally... New app aims to predict potholes before they happen

A collaborative project between Road Intelligence Ltd, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the University of Edinburgh could lead to an app that predicts potholes before they occur.

Published 3 January 2019

Blog: Collaboration is key to boosting efficiency, innovation and profit

Lucy Black from the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre on the importance of collaboration in construction.

Published 11 December 2018

Funding call for housing associations to embrace modern construction methods

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is to launch a funding call to provide an opportunity for housing associations to trial fresh ideas with new prototypes and processes for future development programmes.

Published 15 November 2018

Blog: BIM can boost your bottom line – interested now?

Colin Hastie, BIM consultant at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) reveals how BIM can boost the bottom line of a business.

Published 16 October 2018

CSIC invites construction companies to join digital revolution with free BIM e-learning platform

Construction businesses in Scotland can now boost their BIM knowledge without leaving the office, thanks to Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s free new e-learning platform.

Published 1 October 2018

CSIC teams up with SFHA to improve quality, affordability and supply of social housing

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) have announced a new partnership which aims to use innovation to increase the affordability, sustainability, quality and supply of social housing in Scotland.

Published 19 September 2018

CSIC aims to tackle ‘sick building syndrome’ through innovation

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is urging Scottish construction businesses to innovate in order to improve the quality of air inside our buildings and tackle ‘sick building syndrome’.

Published 27 August 2018

Stewart Milne and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre team up to improve housebuilding efficiency

Housebuilder and offsite manufacturer the Stewart Milne Group has teamed up with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to better understand and measure current site productivity, downtime and waste.

Published 16 August 2018

Construction named as key sector for Scotland’s circular economy

Leaders of innovative businesses operating in six of Scotland’s key business sectors, who will showcase their work to make resources last and transform Scotland’s economy, are set to open their doors as part of a diverse visit programme for Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland, it was announced today.

Published 27 July 2018