Worcestershire’s construction sector has been identified as key to economic growth by the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership. The sector represents 14% of all businesses in Worcestershire (4,250 businesses) and 17,000 jobs. Opportunities to drive sector growth and productivity improvement include the adoption of digital technologies such as Building Information Modelling, Robotics, Industrial Digitisation and 3D printing. The tools and resources presented on this page will help you to explore how digital technology can deliver benefits to your business.
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An online report from McKinsey providing an in-depth overview of the trends and technologies that are driving the construction technology market.
A fascinating overview of technology trends in construction from UK Connect, covering everything from LiDAR and artificial intelligence to connected hardhats!
Design Buildings has pulled together an impressive range of digital technology factsheets for the construction sector covering artificial intelligence, drones, 3D printing, computer aided design, virtual reality and much more.
This trends report from StartUs Insights explores the top 10 trends that are driving the construction industry. Usefully it provides links to the businesses who are driving these innovations (just watch out for the prompts to signup for their services).