Construction Innovation Hub
Constructing Excellence has officially become the newest delivery partner of the £72 million government-backed Construction Innovation Hub. CEWales and CE knew for some time this might be happening and it makes perfect sense – after all, if we are to succeed in driving change and improving the business improvement process of construction we need innovation and it needs linking to funding, momentum, ideas and transformative programmes.
Building on its strong base and regional network Constructing Excellence will be supporting the delivery of the Hub's transformative programme, which aims to change the way buildings and infrastructure are designed, manufactured, integrated and connected within the built environment.
CEWales is going to work with CESW and CE Midlands to set up some roadshows early in 2020 to explain exactly what the partnership between the Construction Innovation Hub and CE means on the ground. Obviously, if you have ideas and want to be involved please tell us now.
Announcing the new partnership at the Construction Leaders' Breakfast in London, Construction Innovation Hub Programme Director Keith Waller said:
"Over the past twenty years, Constructing Excellence has championed innovation and change in construction. It has become the 'go-to' body for sharing the best of ideas, knowledge and expertise across the sector.
"The Construction Innovation Hub and Constructing Excellence will be working closely to harness the energy and enthusiasm which is already out there in the sector, so we can drive the large-scale transformation we so badly need, delivering better outcomes not just for the sector, but for wider society and the environment".
Co-Chair of Constructing Excellence, Mark Farmer said:
'This partnership between the Hub and Constructing Excellence demonstrates the need for the entire industry to collaborate on this agenda and support the development of solutions that we can take forward and implement and will genuinely positively disrupt our industry. The Constructing Excellence movement has a key role to play in ensuring that these solutions can be and are adopted right across the industry.