Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

New programme launched to pilot innovation strategy for colleges and key industries

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Digital Health and Care Institute (DHI) are leading a pilot project that will explore a range of ways that colleges and innovation centres can work together to support business innovation.

Published 4 July 2018

Blog: The robots are coming – but people are still key to our future

By Rohan Bush, head of public partnerships and future workforce at the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

Published 26 June 2018

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre boosts gender balance aspirations with new Board appointments

In recognition of the need to address board diversity head-on and reflecting the growing appetite for innovation across the industry, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed three women among seven new additions to its governance Board.

Published 18 June 2018

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre appoints first ever head of public partnerships & future workforce

Policy, innovation and construction expert Rohan Bush has been appointed to the newly-created role of head of public partnerships & future workforce at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC).

Published 29 May 2018

Innovation centre offers £50k for construction automation solutions

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is calling on Scotland’s construction businesses to put forward their proposals for how automation could be used to increase efficiency or improve quality, with the chance for five businesses to receive up to £10,000 worth of funding and support to test their ideas.

Published 21 May 2018

Blog: Scottish construction businesses must be ready to ‘modernise or die’

‘Modernise or Die’ report author Mark Farmer believes that carrying on as normal is not an option for the Scottish construction sector.

Published 15 May 2018

Working group formed to ensure long-term future for housebuilding skills

The Scottish Government is to work with key stakeholders to ensure the right skills are available for housing and construction developments.

Published 26 April 2018

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre launches open call for ‘innovation champions’

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is seeking talented trailblazers to lead an “innovation revolution” in Scotland’s construction sector.

Published 5 April 2018

City of Glasgow College leads the way in tackling construction skills gap

Recommendations to help close the skills gap in the UK construction industry were highlighted at a recent event held in Glasgow.

Published 26 March 2018

Event: Build your Business: Construct your Future

BCTG Construct is a consortium of educators, industrialists, and designers who aim to transform the way that construction-based training programmes are delivered in the UK.

Published 31 January 2018

Minister launches advanced timber products Innovation Challenge

Rural affairs secretary Fergus Ewing has announced a new Innovation Challenge that will encourage the Scottish timber technologies sector to innovate and develop new products and systems for the construction industry.

Published 27 September 2017

Blog: New Innovation Factory can help industry do things better

Chris Shaw, associate development director of regeneration company Urban Splash, provides his view on Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s newly launched Innovation Factory.

Published 12 September 2017

Construction ‘Innovation Factory’ launches with major industry event

Hundreds of delegates were among the first to see Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s pioneering new £2 million Innovation Factory as it launched today with a major industry event.

Published 11 September 2017

Scottish construction ‘innovation factory’ set to open

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre is to officially launch its pioneering Innovation Factory at an industry event next month.

Published 8 August 2017