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Board Members of The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

An update on the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre.

As we had previously announced our Managing Director, Bill McBride, is the chair of the newly formed Construction Scotland Innovation Centre. The £7.5 million project is aimed at boosting innovation in Scotland’s construction sector and is supported by the Scottish Funding Council and Scottish Enterprise. Key objectives of the centre will be supporting the development of innovative products, collaborations, research and development, training, marketing and promoting the international profile of Scottish businesses. CSIC will be the hub connecting over 31,000 Scottish businesses within the construction industry to academia, utilising the expertise within the countries universities, with eleven universities already involved in the project.

The centre has secured an impressive team of influential industry professionals and academics to sit on its board. Joining our Bill McBride are John McGurk – Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Keith McDonald – Scottish Funding Council, John Forster – Forster Group, Rod Jones – Dundee University Concrete Technology Unit, Andrew Jefferson – Napier University, Alistair McKinnon – Scottish Enterprise, Paul McAloon – Balfour Beatty, Peter Haggarty – NHS National Services Scotland and Stephen Good – Anderson Bell and Christie.

 

Related Links on the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

The Herald Scotland - 'Building on Brain Power'

GCU - 'Construction Innovation Centre to Link HEIs and Industry'

Urban Realm - 'Construction Innovation Centre Secures £7.5m Grant'

 

 

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