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Infrastructure Industry Innovation Platform (i3P) appoints new Programme Chairs.

The Infrastructure Industry Innovation Platform (i3P) – an independent innovation community governed by representatives from its member organisations is extremely pleased to announce the dual chair appointments to Mark Thurston CEO HS2 and Phil Wilbraham, Planning and Programmes Director, Heathrow Airport           As a primary driver for innovation in the UK infrastructure…

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Robert Jenrick MP delivers speech on ‘Improving Infrastructure Delivery’ to mark the 200th anniversary of Institution of Civil Engineers.

“Infrastructure is essential as we begin to tackle our age old productivity challenge and prepare the wider economy for the future. The infrastructure we are developing needs to be adaptable to fast growing technological change. From autonomous vehicles, to electric cars, to new forms of broadband.   We are building HS2 – the first new…

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Let’s pave the way for the digital transformation of our industry

Mott MacDonald’s Richard Shennan looks at six key areas he believes are central to digital transformation in the construction and infrastructure sector. Increasing demands, limited resources. The age-old task of our industry has been to find the most efficient solutions to the world’s toughest problems, and this challenge has only become more acute due to…

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i3P Spark Awards Video

Billed as the biggest innovation opportunity of the year-the i3P Spark Awards was held in March 2018 at London’s historic Tobacco Dock, within striking distance of Tech City and London’s financial hub. Watch the event video here

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Tech sector backs British AI industry with multi million pound investment

More than 50 leading businesses and organisations have contributed to the development of a £1 billion deal to put the nation at the forefront of the artificial intelligence industry, featuring almost £300 million of new private sector investment. The deal between government and industry, announced by Business Secretary Greg Clark and Digital Secretary Matt Hancock…

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Government champions innovation in bid to build well-designed homes

Ministers call on industry to embrace the latest innovations to make sure we are building the good quality homes that our country needs. Ministers will today (25 April 2018) call on industry to embrace the latest innovations to make sure we are building the good quality homes that our country needs. As part of the government’s…

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Invitation for investors to invest in rail infrastructure

Investors are invited to propose schemes that could enhance and expand the rail network. The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP launches invitation for investors to invest in rail infrastructure to bring forward proposals for the new southern rail link to Heathrow. In addition they are being invited to propose schemes around the country that could enhance…

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Government appoints new board members to the UK Atomic Energy Authority

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has today (23 April 2018) announced new appointments to the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA). The UKAEA leads the commercial development of fusion power and related technology and position the UK as a leader in sustainable nuclear energy. Nuclear fusion, the process that powers the sun, can…

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