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Future Infrastructure Forum


Møller Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge

The EPSRC kindly extended the Network Grant to allow this additional Forum to be held. The aims of this forum were to:-

  1. Establish new or strengthen existing collaborations between academics and industrial partners to produce new, high quality research proposals for preparation for submission to EPSRC in the forthcoming months, building upon the key challenges identified at previous fora.
  2. Provide feedback on the 3 proposals that were successful in the recent EPSRC call in Ground & Structural Engineering.
  3. Provide feedback from EPSRC on the outcomes of this previous call and an update of EPSRC’s current priorities in civil engineering.
  4. Update on new research initiatives in civil engineering including the TSB Future Cities and Transport catapults.
  5. Explore other funding opportunities, in particular via EU programmes.

As with previous Fora, there was no charge to attend this event. University delegates may claim back their reasonable travel and subsistence expenses. Accommodation expenses for industry partners are also covered.


Agenda FIF5 v2 - 14.58 26mar13.xls


Day 1 - 27th March

01. Introduction - Campbell Middleton
02. Presentation - Bob Lark
03. Presentation - Toby Mottram
04. Presentation - Campbell Middleton
05. Presentation - Chris White
06. Presentation - Phil Purnell
07. Presentation - Chris Rogers
08. Presentation - Ian Smith
09. Presentation - Lennart Elfgren
10. Presentation - Brian Collins

Day 2 - 28th March

11. Presentation - Neil Ridley

Introduction - Barry Clarke
Break-out sessions

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