Sam Stacey, Challenge Director – Transforming Construction, gave a detailed overview of the UKRI’s plans to lead transformation at scale to acumen7 members. With a £170 million research and innovation investment, matched by £250 million from industry, the ambition is to create new construction processes and techniques for building manufacture in the UK. Sam gave an overview of the defined value and platform approach, proven platform methods and shifted public procurement, a laid out in the Government’s Construction Playbook published in December 2020.

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