18 Projects Awarded Seed Funding

Construct Innovate is delighted to announce that 18 projects will receive funding under its very first Seed Fund call. The Seed Fund call which was launched in October 2023 aims to promote collaborative, impactful projects, initiated by industry, that can support organisations in the Irish construction sector with their organisational and sectoral challenges, and opportunities for innovation through research. 

The Seed Fund was open to Construct Innovate members and offered project funding up to €50,000. 18 project applications were awarded funding following evaluation and approval by the Construct Innovate Centre Steering Committee (CSC). 

Here is the list of approved projects.

  1. Certification of Innovative Construction Products and Systems
  2. Advancing Indoor Acoustic Quality Through Innovative Acoustic Metamaterial Solutions
  3. Timber Flow: Enhancing Efficiency in Mass Timber Construction Through Innovative Design Practices and Capacity Building
  4. Building Regenerative Towns & Cities
  5. Woodspec: A Guide to Designing, Specifying and Detailing Timber in Ireland
  6. Naturally Grown Timber Pilot Project
  7. Mass Timber Demonstrator Buildings
  8. Mass Timber Living Lab
  9. Home User Guides, Templates and Best Practice
  10. Development and 3D Printing of Three Dimensional Reinforcement from Waste Composites for Concrete Structures (3DREDO)
  11. Automated QUAlity Control System for 3D Construction Printing (AQUA3D)
  12. MOTOR-1 (Mobile Construction Robot Project – Phase 01)
  13. Leveraging the Role of PP Fibres in Maximising Adoption of 3D Concrete Printing Technology in the Irish Construction Industry
  14. Commercialisation of Low Carbon Cements
  15. Developing an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Methodology for Construction Industry
  16. Investigating Polymers as Pipe-jacking Lubricants
  17. DECAR-CON: Decarbonisation of Construction Process for Buildings in Ireland
  18. DEEP-PHit: Evaluation of Deep and Passive House Retrofit Homes

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