KTN is hosting a webinar with Simon Hart, Head of Construction at Innovate UK.

A new competition will open on 28th August as part of the Transforming Construction Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund covering up to £10m in a Collaborative R&D programme and up to £26m in a Demonstrator programme.

KTN will run a webinar on 6th August outlining the competition and giving interested parties a platform to ask questions.

As part of the Clean Growth Grand Challenge within the government’s Industrial Strategy, a £420m Construction Sector Deal was announced in 2018. A key part of the Sector Deal is an investment by the government of £170m in the Transforming Construction Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) in line with the Transforming Infrastructure Performance Strategy (TIP) and the Transport Infrastructure Efficiency Strategy (TIES).

What is the Opportunity?

  • Collaborative R&D Programme: UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £10m for CR&D projects that go beyond the state-of-the-art in improving productivity, quality and performance of the UK construction sector.
  • Demonstrator Programme: an investment of up to £26m is available in Demonstrator projects of the UK construction sector. These will include new validations of business models, digital approaches to design, construction and management, advancements in modern methods of construction and approaches to whole-life performance of a building or assets.

To register your attendance to this webinar please follow the link provided on the right hand side.