Buildings

Our focus is on transforming the construction industry by adopting modern methods of construction, and decarbonising.

We are working with our partners to help deliver on the innovation agenda to enable the industry to deliver on the Construction Sector Deal which encompasses the Construction 2025 Strategy, the Transforming Infrastructure Pipeline and the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund which calls for transformation across the sector to eliminate waste, drive down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, speed up delivery and lower costs. As a modern efficient industry we will gain recognition on a World stage and improve the export potential of UK companies.

The innovation programmes we are championing are enabling new technologies and solutions to disrupt the market in key areas such as:

  • Digital – Delivering better, more certain outcomes using digital technologies
  • ManufacturingImproving productivity, quality and safety by increasing the use
    of manufacturing
  • PerformanceOptimising through-life performance though the development of smart assets, using digital technologies to deliver digital twins.  This key area also encompass the development of integrated renewable energy technologies to decarbonise the built environment.

Our Experts

Related Opportunities

SBRI: Decarbonising concrete

Opens: 08/01/2024 Closes: 04/03/2024

Organisations can apply for a share of £3m inc VAT to develop solutions to accelerate decarbonising concrete.

More Information

Global Cement and Concrete Association: Innovandi Open Challenge 2024

Opens: 19/02/2024 Closes: 15/04/2024

GCCA are looking for start-ups working on Carbon Capture Use and Storage for low carbon concrete.

More Information

Feasibility studies for Artificial Intelligence solutions: Series 2

Opens: 27/03/2024 Closes: 08/05/2024

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £5m to deliver feasibility studies to develop innovative solutions using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to address business challenges and opportunities.

More Information

Related Events and Recordings

Tue
5
Apr
2022

Towards Zero Carbon Homes and Buildings: a Personal Journey

11.00 - 12.00 | Online

Watch Now
Tue
19
Sep
2023

Future of the Ofwat Innovation Fund webinar

12.00 - 13.00 | Online

Watch now
See all events

Related News

Fast Followers accelerate towards Net Zero

24/05/2023

Fast Followers accelerate towards Net Zero

Innovate UK is funding 21 Local Authorities across the UK to accelerate progress towards hitting Net Zero targets.

Read more
Follow Global Alliance on the latest Global Expert Mission in AI in Construction to Switzerland

24/05/2023

Follow Global Alliance on the latest Global Expert Mission in AI in Construction to Switzerland

From 26th June 2023, the Global Alliance team at Innovate UK KTN in partnership with Innovate UK, the UK Science and Innovation Network (UK SIN) and the Department for Business and Trade, travels to Switzerland to focus on potential markets for collaboration in AI in Construction.

Read more
More News
Close

Connect with Innovate UK Business Connect

Join Innovate UK Business Connect's mailing list to receive updates on funding opportunities, events and to access Innovate UK Business Connect's deep expertise. Please check your email to confirm your subscription and select your area(s) of interest.