i-Con Supported Projects

We are currently supporting 6 new impactful innovation projects through our i-Con Challenge Fund. 

The £125,000 investment aims to support the recovery of construction during the Covid-19 pandemic. The chosen projects all innovate in powerful ways to help build resilience.

Projects supported through the i-Con Challenge Fund

The 3E’s project: Be Covid Smart

Developing COVID-19 digital learning scenarios to help Scottish construction return to work safely. Delivered by CICV Forum and Glasgow School of Art.

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Remote Building Inspection Framework

Using VR to identify defects in buildings. Led by Sublime, Scottish Government Building Standards Division, Balfour Beatty, University of Strathclyde and Robert Gordon University.

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Trial of Digital Proximity Sensing Solution

Trialling a digital proximity system in our Innovation Centre to ensure social distancing and improve building management. Led by CSIC and SiteCircle.

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Trial of Digital Pass Solution

Trialling a digital pass system in our Innovation centre to improve building management and safety. Led by e-Com and CSIC.

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Supporting Light-Gauge Steel Framing

Responding to COVID-19 through the light-gauge steel framing industry (CovSteel). Led by Newton Steel Frame and the University of Edinburgh.

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The Economic Multiplier

Identifying construction's strongest investment areas to simulate growth. Led by CICV Forum, Federation of Master Builders, and Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) - University of Strathclyde.

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More information on the i-Con Challenge Fund

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