Innovation & Research
Our I&R panel is made up of leaders from academia and industry.
Its role is to identify the best of innovation and research and to disseminate it. It also takes an active part in setting the Institute’s research agenda and provides expert advice to members and the industry at large.
The panel also looks into ways that we can contribute to externally funded research projects and how we can secure funding to lead research projects which are appropriate to our resources and capabilities.
For example we might partner a university research project, providing practical input through workshops. We also work with other institutions such as ARCOM (Association of Researchers in Construction Management) and sponsor the best research papers for a number of international conferences every year.
Every year the panel also runs the CIOB International Innovation and Research Awards to recognise and celebrate individual great achievements in innovation or research.