i-Con: COVID-19 Support

i-Con is an initiative created to assist the built environment during this global emergency.

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COVID-19: A note from the CSIC team

We would like to reassure our customers, partners, stakeholders and the wider sector that we are on hand and ready to support you.

Our work

We have supported a range of projects and organisations from across the Scottish construction industry.

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We offer a range of product development, manufacturing, robotics and visualisation equipment through our Innovation Factory.

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Innovation Factory tours

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Venue hire

Our Innovation Factory offers a range of facilities that can be tailored to fit your event requirements.

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BIM in Practice

Our BIM in Practice programme provides an opportunity to learn, collaborate and implement all things BIM.

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AIMCH - Transforming How We Build Homes

The Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project, funded by Innovate UK, could transform how homes are built through industrialisation.

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At CSIC we define innovation as “change that unlocks new value”

By linking together businesses, university experts, the public sector and the economic development networks, our industry-led team supports a culture of innovation that drives transformational change across the construction industry. 

Our team assists industry and key procurement players to build strong collaborative projects that tackle construction industry challenges, create jobs and stimulate economic growth.

How do we do that? 

We are hosted by Edinburgh Napier University and based at our unique Innovation Factory at Hamilton International Technology Park in Lanarkshire, central Scotland.

Innovation support streams

Business innovation

Focused on developing your business, explore alternative business models, premises and investment support.

Product innovation

Technical support to develop new systems, products, components and solutions.

Process innovation

Technical support to improve construction and production processes, explore offsite methods, increase productivity and efficiency and minimise waste.

Service innovation

Develop your approach to marketing and customer service. Access new market opportunities locally, nationally and internationally.

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