We are Construct Innovate, Ireland’s construction technology centre. Our vision is to make Ireland a global leader for sustainable construction and built environment technology.
Our centre is a partnership between Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, University College Cork, the Irish Green Building Council and our host institution, University of Galway.
We bring together 23 multidisciplinary research groups across our partner institutions – or over 300 researchers. Our team has a strong track record in research and innovation with expertise in digital adoption, modern methods of construction, and sustainability. We work together under the five pillars of:
- Productivity, affordability & cost
- Quality & safety
- Skills & training
We accelerate innovation in construction and the built environment by bringing together the whole value chain. With active engagement with our members, partners, and a European network of innovation clusters our immediate focus is to address the challenges of the housing, followed by addressing other strategic outcomes identified by the Irish Government and construction sector stakeholders.
Our team have an excellent track-record in supporting industry in securing funding for research and development through various sources. We have collaborated with over 200 industry partners on innovative and impactful R&D projects worth over €300 million during the period 2017-2022.
Our vision is to make Ireland a global research and innovation leader for sustainable construction and built environment technology.