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The House of Lords Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment has published its Call for Evidence.

Interested parties are invited to submit written evidence to the Committee by 6 October 2015.   The new House of Lords Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment has...

Survey of International Energy Opportunities for UK Companies

Innovate UK is working with its partner stakeholders to develop a prioritised international engagement strategy for energy innovation in order to maximise the benefits to both the UK innovator...

Opportunities for urban authorities to access use cases for future cities solutions, and to have a say on the future of InnovateUK’s Urban Living Prog

Over the past 2 years, InnovateUK has invested £33m in future cities demonstrators across Glasgow, London, Bristol and Peterborough. The projects were designed to enable businesses to test new...

Opportunity for companies offering “smart home” solutions in front of Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte

Start-ups have the opportunity to pitch in front of Europe´s largest manufacturer of home appliances. Submissions are now open until 23rd August 2015 . (A) Technology Demands: ...

Transforming infrastructure through smarter information

Date for your diary:   International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC), 27 – 29 June 2016 , Cambridge, UK Join some of the world’s leading experts from...

Urban Design for Future Lifestyles and Human Behaviours: Making our Cityscapes People-Focused

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) hosted an exciting challenge-led workshop at the New Designers exhibition, inviting a broad range of industry and design experts to help three city...

Building Performance Evaluation event in the South East

Ben Griggs (Zero Carbon Hub).   On Tuesday 14 July 2015, Innovate UK in collaboration with the Zero Carbon Hub, CITB, Constructing Excellence and other major industry partners,...

Energy Efficiency Evaluation: The evidence for real energy savings from energy efficiency programmes in the household sector

  Research for the UK Energy Research Centre’s Technology and Policy Assessment (TPA) function shows the importance of increased policy support for energy efficiency programmes,...

SAVE THE DATE: H2020 Nature based solutions - regreening cities. INFO DAY

SAVE THE DATE : "European Funding for Sustainable and Climate Resilient Business” H2020 SOCIETAL CHALLENGE 5 (SC5): Nature based solutions - regreening cities. INFO DAY The...

Work completes on the UK's Greenest Commercial Building

 The Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia is open for business following the completion of work on the highly innovative building, which sets the standard for...

ONLINE CONSULTATION on SMART CITIES UK PRIORITIES Run by National Platform for Built Environment

Further to the recent H2020 workshop on Smart and Sustainable Cities, last 25 th of June in London, ( link ) the National Platform (NP) is running an online consultation on research...

Indoor Air Quality Research - help needed!

AECOM and Fourwalls have been commissioned by the Government to undertake a study of indoor air quality in naturally ventilated homes in England constructed to Part L / F 2010 of the Building...

OUTCOMES from the SMART AND SUSTINABLE CITIES: EU OPPORTUNITIES Event

  Last Thursday, 25 th of June, the SMART AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES EU OPPORTUNITIES EVENT took place at the URBAN INNOVATION CENTER in London. The event was organised by...

FUTURE CITIES CATAPULT: H2020 OPPORTUNITIES WITH SMEs

FUTURE CITIES CATAPULT: H2020: Exploring opportunities with SMEs  scoping workshop. This half-day workshop is organised by FUTURE CITIES CATAPULT and it is dedicated to SMEs...

IMechE's Heat Energy Report

For the past decade, successive UK governments have focused energy policy initiatives almost exclusively on creating an environment to drive renewal of the nation’s electricity infrastructure....

EUROPEAN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WEEK (EUSEW) in BRUSSLES

  The 2015 edition of the European Sustainble Energy Week (EUSEW) Policy Conference took place in Brussels last 15-19th, June 2015. This year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week seeked...

BRE Trust Funded Research Project - Open vs. Secure Data. Getting the balance right with construction project data

  BRE Trust Funded Research Project - Open vs. Secure Data Getting the balance right with construction project data   Partners: BRE Trust, G4C, Marcel Mauer ...

NBS BIM toolkit explained

https://youtu.be/QvNY_nnMhd8 Join Stephen Hamil, Director of Design and Innovation at NBS, for a comprehensive explanation of the new BIM Toolkit – the easy way to define who is doing what...

Participate in the KTN Industry Workshops at New Designers 2015

KTN Industry Workshops at New Designers 2015   Date:  Thursday, 02 July 2015 Time:  10:00 – 17:00 Venue:  The Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street,...

GREAT WEEK ON SUSTAINABLE URBANISATION - MILAN EXPO

UKTI is organising a GREAT Week on Sustainable Urbanisation, during the MILAN EXPO next 15-19 June 2015 . Hosted as a part of Milan Expo 2015 , this week-long event will...
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