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Building Innovation Awards issues final call for entries

by Liam Turner
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The Building Innovation Awards has issued a final call for entries, with just one week left to go before the window closes.

Organisation and individuals wanting to submit an entry (or entries) to the Awards – which celebrate the most innovative products, services, and technologies reshaping the UK construction sector – have until 30 July to do so.

The Awards strive to recognise all areas of innovation within UK construction, from advanced design and build methods to emerging digital technologies such as blockchain, big data, and AI.

The categories:

  • Most Innovative Developer
  • Most Innovative Contractor
  • Most Innovative Consultancy
  • Most Innovative Supplier
  • Most Innovative Training Provider
  • Best Technology Partner
  • Most Innovative Housing Project
  • Most Innovative Infrastructure Project
  • Most Innovative Commercial Project
  • Most Innovative Public Sector Project
  • Most Innovative Energy Project
  • Most Innovative Transport Project
  • Most Innovative Restoration/Refurbishment Project
  • Most Innovative Supply Chain or Partnership
  • Most Innovative Site Management
  • Most Innovative Tender Management
  • Covid Resilience Award
  • Best Health & Safety Innovation
  • Best Skills & Training Innovation
  • Best Asset Management Innovation
  • Best Offsite/Modular Innovation
  • Best Planning Innovation
  • Best Recruitment Innovation
  • Best Materials Innovation
  • Best Use of BIM
  • Best Use of Emerging Technology
  • Most Innovative New Product
  • Best Digital Transformation
  • Young Innovator 2021
  • Innovation Champion 2021

Entries into project categories should relate to work completed in the last 12 months or work that is due for completion by end of August 2021.

The judges:

  • Jason Andersen, director of Construction Technology, WeWork
  • Alex Naraian, president, CIAT
  • Dr. Kay Rogage, research fellow in Digital Living, Northumbria University
  • Andrew Carpenter, chief executive, Structural Timber Association (STA)
  • David Miller, director & principal architect, David Miller Architects
  • Wendy Osborn, Partnerships manager, CITB
  • Sam Stacey, challenge director – Transforming Construction, Innovate UK
  • Jackie Maginnis, chief executive, MPBA
  • Jazz Hanley, senior Partnerships manager, Tech Nation
  • Steph Blundell, senior Digital editor, PCB Today & BIM Today
  • Richard Waterhouse, chief executive, NBS
  • Prof. David Philip, global Consultancy director, AECOM
  • May Winfield, associate director, BuroHappold Engineering
  • George Mokhtar, director of Technology, Turner & Townsend
  • Mark Farmer, founding director & CEO, Cast Consultancy
  • Alan Somerville, executive director – head of Building Performance Group, BRE
  • David Glennon, head of Digital & Standards group lead, UK BIM Alliance
  • Maria Coulter, construction coach, speaker and trainer
  • Cristina Savian, CEO & founder, BE-WISE

The shortlist is set to be revealed on 28 September, with the Awards themselves taking place on 4 November at the Emirates, Old Trafford, Manchester.

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