Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

Sam Hart: Seeing the wood for the trees - how timber can help Scotland deliver sustainability

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) innovation manager Sam Hart on the natural resource that could help Scotland achieve its carbon targets.

Published 14 January 2021

CSIC programme encourages construction to DIveIN to equality

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has today launched a new initiative to promote diversity and inclusion across the construction sector, with targeted support for the industry’s multitude of SMEs.

Published 14 January 2021

Stephen Good: Five construction themes for 2021 – from collaboration to supply chain resilience

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) CEO Stephen Good outlines five themes that will define construction in 2021, ranging from greater collaboration in the industry to the need for enhanced supply chain resilience.

Published 17 December 2020

John Forster steps down as Construction Scotland Innovation Centre chair

After seven years on the governance board – and three years as chair – John Forster will step down from his position at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), as the organisation seeks a new chairperson to help shape its future strategy and drive its evolution into a second phase.

Published 15 December 2020

Funding secured for pilot Scottish construction timber initiative

Greater use of home-grown timber in UK construction is taking a significant step forward through a new demonstrator project, which could lead to a major boost for Scotland’s economy and the industry’s environmental impact.

Published 23 November 2020

CICV Forum and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre launch new Be Covid Smart digital learning toolkit

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has teamed up with Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) to create a digital learning toolkit to promote best practice.

Published 10 November 2020

New innovation hub to help construction and manufacturing companies across Highlands and Islands

Construction and manufacturing companies in the Highlands and Islands can soon access a new online hub aimed at boosting innovation in the region.

Published 28 October 2020

New Future Leaders’ Forum to transform skills in the built environment

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is calling on early career professionals and students with drive, ambition and determination to join a new Built Environment Future Leaders’ Forum.

Published 19 October 2020

CIOB launches new hub for Highlands and Islands

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) had announced the launch of a new hub for members in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Published 14 October 2020

Circular economy 'essential to COVID recovery’, construction industry told

As cities across the world are working towards a new normality post-COVID lockdown, a virtual event will look at the ways in which the circular economy plays an essential role to Glasgow’s recovery, with learnings from other international cities.

Published 17 September 2020

CICV Forum secures funding to help explore fruitful avenues for expansion

In yet another example of its innovative approach to stimulating and growing Scotland’s building sector, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has secured significant grant funding to help it identify and highlight the investment areas which will bring the most benefit to the wider economy.

Published 3 September 2020

Six 'impactful' innovation projects win support from i-Con Challenge Fund

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is supporting six new projects through its i-Con Innovation Challenge Fund, part of a support programme set up earlier in the year in response to COVID-19.

Published 27 August 2020

Students sought to lead charge for change in world of construction

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is calling on students with a passion for innovation and disruption to help lead the charge for change in the construction sector.

Published 19 August 2020

CSIC appoints John Maclennan to drive innovation in Highlands and Islands

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed development expert John Maclennan as its innovation manager to drive collaborative innovation projects in the Highlands, Islands and North East regions.

Published 11 August 2020

Researchers to develop online remote building inspection platform

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have received funding to develop an online platform for remote building inspection.

Published 10 August 2020