QUB SPACE’s Construction Management discipline has recently secured £253,057 from Innovate UK for two 24-month Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs).
The first KTP is with Pentagon Solutions Ltd; a leading Building Information Modelling (BIM) consultant and provider of data management services throughout the UK and Ireland. The partnership aims to develop a digital framework to support the implementation of as-built BIM models within facilities management software. The project started in November, 2015 with the appointment of Malak Abdelmoaty as KTP Associate.
The second KTP is with the McAvoy Group; a prominent off-site construction provider who offers smart design solutions on a wide range of projects throughout the UK. The partnership aims to enable a fully collaborative design environment integrating time, cost and whole-life energy performance while exploring the potential of virtual reality and 3D printing applications. The project will commence in April, 2016 with the appointment of Hadeel Safaa as KTP Associate.