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Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction

Transforming infrastructure through smarter information
 

Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC)

An Innovation and Knowledge Centre funded by EPSRC, Innovate UK and Industry Partners, CSIC is a world-leading centre in the development of smart infrastructure and data-driven solutions to enable smarter whole-life asset management decisions, for both new infrastructure and existing assets. Through the University of Cambridge, CSIC is an active member of the UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) and is hosted in the UKCRIC-funded National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS).
 

How CSIC works in partnership with industry - a short introductory video
 

We collaborate with partner organisations across policy, standards and industry to accelerate the timeframe for smart infrastructure innovations to become part of the industry mainstream, effecting transformative change and delivering benefits to all stakeholders.

CSIC works at a number of strategic levels to influence and inform changes required to secure greater efficiency in the design, construction and operation of our infrastructure, providing leadership in exploiting data from monitoring real infrastructure performance to reduce carbon, increase resilience and preserve resources.  

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Read CSIC discussion papers: ​Line of Sight: an Asset Management Methodology to Support Organisational Objectives; Flourishing Systems: re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishingSmart Sustainability: exploiting data in engineering to mitigate climate change; Smart Infrastructure: getting more from strategic assests

Latest news

Forward planning – making resilience a certainty in an uncertain world

4 August 2022

Read the second in our series of Smart Infrastructure Blogs highlighting the themes and pressing policy challenges discussed at the recent Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) and Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy (CPIP) hosted UK-US workshop ‘ Funding, Financing & Emerging Technologies in...

CSIC Distinguished Lecture 2022 now available to view on YouTube

6 July 2022

The CSIC Distinguished Lecture 2022 titled ‘Sustainable infrastructure for the 2020s: what might ‘really good’ really look like? ’ is now available to view on the CSIC YouTube channel. Presented by Executive Director at WSP and former President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (2020-21), Rachel Skinner CBE, the...