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BEIS Nuclear Innovation Programme – Suppliers Day

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Nuclear Innovation Programme (NIP) is hosting an event for suppliers on 30th Jan.   The event aims to disseminate information on progress from initial phases of parts of the wider £180 million BEIS investment through the NIP and promote opportunities for the next phase of the Advanced Manufacturing and Materials…

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Feedback on our Innovation Portal

We are currently looking to revamp our Innovation Portal with a new ‘look and feel’ that will showcase past, current and future innovations, highlight our competitions and challenges, and engage with our innovation community both inside and outside of Highways England. We are seeking your input please…. Have you ever visited our portal? If so,…

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Going Digital with Big Data

  Going Digital with Big Data: How to Harness its Value to Improve Design, Construction, and Operation.   i3P member Mark Coates from Bentley Systems shares his report below, identifying why we should be making the most of data & how we can mobilise it in the short-term and long-term within the construction & design…

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i3P Carbon Conference 2019: Report now available

  Last month, i3P hosted its first Carbon Conference – aiming to shape our industry carbon reduction programme through innovation and collaboration. Supported by Volvo’s Construction Climate Challenge (CCC), the day brought leading organisations together, from clients and the supply chain in the infrastructure sector, to agree on the priorities for innovation that will reduce…

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The Robots are coming!

How Exoskeletons Are Changing Construction i3P is interested in how Exoskeletons are changing construction and how the technology is making revolutionary strides within the industry. We are aware of one i3P member who has some onsite experience, and another who is interested in collaboration. We are very interested to hear from other i3P members if…

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Reminder! Book your place for the SME roundtables

 Your opportunity to shape the i3P SME Programme i3P recently launched a new programme to unlock innovation hidden in the SME supply chain, announced at September’s TechFest. For more about the i3P SME programme click here.  Over the following weeks, i3P and IAND and are running a set of roundtable discussions, to understand and target the barriers…

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Network Rail & Innovate UK Railways SBRI Competition Briefing Event-5th Dec, London

Competition briefing event for SBRIs in ‘Innovation in Automated Survey Processing for Railway Structure Gauging’ and ‘Innovation in Railway Platform End and Edge Technology’ Network Rail, through Innovate UK, are to invest £2.88 million in two SBRI competitions to improve the safety and efficiency of our railways. The competitions launch on Monday 2nd December and…

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3 experts share their insights on the future of infrastructure maintenance

As part of the community building and cross collaboration goals of the Geospatial Insights Special Interest Group, the Maintenance of Infrastructure Assets using Geospatial Insights event brought together experts from across a range of sectors. The focus is on future proofing infrastructure and the challenges and opportunities this holds. The KTN spoke with three experts in their field…

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Are you a female innovator? Join the Women in Innovation global community platform

WorldLabs is an innovative platform designed to support and encourage entrepreneurial growth. Support is available for female innovators working in all sectors with Innovate UK’s new Women in Innovation community on the WorldLabs global platform. Through the platform, women innovators will be able to source advice and support from experts and their peers. As a collaboration tool,…

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