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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...

Smart and Sustainable Cities: EU funding opportunities

The KTN together with Innovate UK National Contact Points and Future Cities Catapult  have organised a past event in January in order to collect the UK thinking around City...

Global Research Challenge 2015 – Future Cities

We would like to invite every member of the Arup community to consider participating in our Global Research Challenge this year. It is an annual award which aims at increasing the breadth and...

WISE Awards: Celebrating individuals and organisations that are leading the way for women in STEM

WISE is a campaign to inspire girls and women to study, work and build careers in science, technology, engineering and manufacturing (STEM).  The 2015 WISE Awards are now open for...

Survey on UK Proof of Concept Support

Innovate UK is undertaking a review of Proof of Concept funding for businesses and academia in the UK. To support this work Innovate UK first needs to establish a baseline for how different...

Welsh innovators set to showcase pioneering work

Businesses and organisations in Wales which develop ground-breaking products, services and processes are being urged to open their doors this summer to show off their ideas and expertise. ...

Outcomes and material from the Building Performance Evaluation event in the South West

On Wednesday 15 April 2015 some of the findings from the Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) Programme were presented and discussed with professionals, clients, experts and researchers of the...

15 simple carbon reducing tips

Written by Peter Tse, Senior Design Consultant, Sustainable Construction Group, BSRIA.   Non-domestic buildings in the UK are responsible for about a fifth of the country’s...

Innovation - the key differentiator

Written by David Churcher, Principal Research Consultant, BSRIA Sustainable Construction Group   Innovation is the translation of an idea or invention into a product or service...

H2020 Energy Efficiency Calls (due date 4 June 2015): New Opportunities and Outcomes from the March Event

  In the field of Energy and Built Environment, the Horizon 2020 Energy Challenge is designed to support the transition to a secure, clean and efficient energy system for Europe and...

EXPO 2015 in MILAN opens: Opportunities for UK organisations

The Expo is the biggest event in the field of innovation and technologies and it takes place every 5 years in one of the most important cities in the world. It is considered the “Olympic...

Innovating the primary school classroom

  Innovating the primary school classroom, by Peter Barrett, University of Salford   Until now, it may seem bizarre but, the holistic impact of classroom...
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