Christine Coonick

Innovation Lead, Innovate UK

Christine is Innovation Lead for Innovate UK’s Transforming Construction programme, supporting organisations to deliver projects that accelerate the development of smart assets (such as Active Buildings), optimising whole-life performance through digitalisation and moderns methods of construction.  An experienced R&D engineer, Christine is an Industry recognised specialist with over 10 year’s experience in the field of solar photovoltaics and associated smart and flexible technologies.  An active member of a number of national and international committees, developing future standards for an innovative and evolving technical landscape.  Christine is passionate about making a positive difference in the built environment.

Session Details

Transforming Construction Through Innovation

Brunel Room: 3:30pm - 4:00pm
It’s been one year since the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Transforming Construction Challenge, creating the Construction Innovation Hub and Active Building Centre, plus funding a further 25+ research projects.  The final round of R&D funding from the Transforming Construction Challenge opens on the 28th August. Innovate UK are looking to invest £36m in Collaborative R&D and demonstrator projects that go beyond the state-of-the-art in improving productivity, quality and performance of the UK construction sector.  Christine will talk through the Transforming Construction programme to date, the funding available and how you can get involved.

9.00am - 4.00pm

Networking Breakfast:
7.30am - 9.00am

Gala Dinner:
Reception 5.30pm
Dinner served 6.30pm

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