Innovation in Construction and Sustainability

31st July 2019 at Energy Systems Catapult, Birmingham

Working Towards a Collaborative Future

The construction industry is facing a world of change, opportunity and challenge. With demand for new buildings rising steeply, the ever-present pressures of constructing to time and cost, new obligations in relation to quality and sustainability, and the burgeoning demands of the digitised world, there has never been a time when change has been so imperative.


Exploring the key themes of sustainability, digitisation, productivity, consumer insight and whole-life usage, Energy Systems Catapult, collaborating with Constructing Excellence Midlands and the Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands, is offering a workshop and partnerships morning. This event provides a fantastic chance to learn about how the construction and sustainability sectors can work together and, specifically, how you can harness the capabilities of Energy Systems Catapult to create new ways of thinking, designing and producing built environment offerings that meet regulatory, market and consumer needs whilst increasing competitiveness through business and technological know-how.


Our workshop will provide you with key insights into the energy industry, as well as a chance to meet potential partners and join project consortia to bid for forthcoming funding and prepare for future income-generating opportunities.


We welcome all sections of the construction industry and those who work within and with it on the supply side, and also on the demand side. The event is especially suitable for both business and technical management staff, as well as strategic leaders.





9:00am- 9.30am Doors open and registration

9:30 am-9:40am Introduction to the Energy Systems Catapult (ESC)

9:40am –10.30am ESC Capabilities followed by Q and A Panel

  • Home Energy Dynamics
  • Consumer Insight
  • Business Modelling
  • Regulation and Markets
  • Q&A

10:30am – 11.00am Workshop 1 - What can ESC offer the Construction Industry?

11:00am – 11.10am Break

11:10 am– 12:00pm Workshop 2 - Ideas to Action- Co-creating Opportunities in Construction

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch and opportunity to network

1:00pm Close


Note: If you require parking, we have a limited number of spaces in our car park. Please contact Susannah Goh ( ) at the earliest opportunity to secure a parking space. If demand exceeds supply, we are happy to provide information about nearby public car parks.

Until: 31st July    Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

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