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Innovate UK’s 5 tips to secure funding for start-ups and small businesses

Here is Innovate UK’s essential advice and tips on securing funding. Whether a startup, small business or SME make sure you watch the video and subscribe to their channel for more funding...

Social Housing Insights Study Launched!

The National Energy Foundation (NEF) has been commissioned to undertake a meta-analysis of the social housing projects carried out as part of the £8m Building Performance Evaluation (BPE)...

FREE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COURSES IN NEARLY ZERO ENERGY BUILDINGS: JOIN IN ONE OF THE 10 PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

H2020 EU funded project MEnS -  Meeting of Energy Professional Skills           A series of free postgraduate...

ENERGY EFFICIENCY DIRECTIVE

LAST DAYS TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE REVISION OF THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY DIRECTIVE The expertise of energy efficiency professionals is essential to help draft EU policies in line with market...

Back to the Future of Retail: Episode 1

For the past few years, bricks-and mortar retailers have been fighting to compete with the convenience and immediacy provided by online shopping. No longer limited to what is available in-store,...

BFI Fuller Challenge

Each year, The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) invites people from  all over the world — including scientists, designers, architects, activists,  artists, planners, entrepreneurs,...

Buckminster Fuller Challenge - 2016 call for proposals open

Each year, The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) invites people from all over the world—including scientists, designers, architects, activists, artists, planners, entrepreneurs, and students—to...

Reducing Energy Demand with Smart Buildings

On 12th-13th October 2015, KTN, in partnership with TEDDINET and Innovate UK, hosted a 2 day conference that brought together 200 people from academia, industry and policy to explore how...

Implementing BIM

  London & SE BIM Regional Series of Events. 3. Implementing BIM Wednesday 9 th December 2015 This interesting event brought together a ranger of speakers who had...

District Heating Conference 4th November 2015

I was fortunate to attend REHAU’s District Heating Conference on 4 th November 2015, at the Building Centre, as both a delegate and speaker.  With District heating being an important part...

COP 21 ENERGY EFFICIENCY in BUILDINGS @H2020 RESULTSPACK from EU FUNDED PROJECTS

Energy-efficiency in buildings @H2020 Close-up on a cutting-edge sector on the occasion of COP21 - 4 December 2015 The design of buildings, the choice of materials and the used...

COP 21 Green Building Award

Green Building Solutions Awards: 8 winners to inspire professionals worldwide   To mark the COP21 Buildings Day, on 3 December, Construction21 revealed the eight winners of the...

Clima 2016 Abstract Submission

10 days left to submit your abstract for CLIMA 2016! Submit your abstract now Extended submission deadlines Abstract submission deadline:  December 20, 2015 ...

Innovate UK Building Better Buildings dissemination series

These engagement events, in collaboration with the Zero Carbon Hub and a number of leading industry partners, centre on understanding the causes of the performance gap and case...

Building data exchange hack weekend

To launch our Building Data Exchange, this hack weekend aims to bring the built environment community together with digital innovators and entrepreneurs to unlock new data driven solutions for...

Introducing the Building Data Exchange

The Digital Catapult is excited to be working with Innovate UK to research, develop and deliver datasets and lessons for industry. The Digital Catapult and Innovate UK are working together – a...

Enter SimBest, a project to gather and disseminate best practices in the use of simulation & modelling tools across many sectors

Engineering design is a multidisciplinary field, operating at the intersection of science, mathematics and engineering to create functional products and processes. Specialist products, cars,...

EPBD implementation in the United Kingdom – status at the end of 2012

The Concerted Action EPBD country three years implementation report, for the UK, has now been released. The report presents in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing...

PROPOSAL WRITING WORKSHOP - H2020 COFFEE CHAT 9 DEC 2015

H2020 Coffee Chat – Nature Based Solutions 9 DECEMBER 2015 PROPOSAL WRITING WORKSHOP In consideration of the upcoming deadlines for Nature Based Solutions (NBS) and Smart Cities...

Digital Construction Week 21-22nd October 2015 Review

  Digital construction week was one of my first public ventures in my new role as Digital Construction expert for the KTN.  The opening reception on the Tuesday evening, had...
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