SMART Hub for Manufacturing and Construction

The project aims to deliver transformational improvements, in the Highlands and Islands (H&Is) economy, through working with Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in construction, manufacturing and the built environment.

The Make It Smart Hub is a free-to-use resource connecting the Highlands and Islands community with up-to-date training, equipment and business opportunities. 

This programme is for companies, large and small, from across the construction supply chain and public sector bodies with a view to developing new products, processes, remodel current ways of working or solve industry challenges through innovation.

Key Information
The SMART Hub offers a range of free support to small and medium-sized businesses involved in the construction industry, including opportunities to:

• EXPLORE innovation in practice - be inspired by the latest innovative projects making a difference in the built environment and manufacturing world.

• CONNECT innovation - take part in free events, share business challenges to find solutions, or share a solution to businesses in the Highlands and Islands region

• LEARN to stay ahead of the curve - access the latest training and development opportunities from the Highlands and Islands region, and further afield, to gain new skills for you and your workforce.

• DO - Access free support or advice to help your organisation innovate and improve productivity.

These include architects, suppliers and contractors….

This programme is provided by Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, University of The Highlands Inverness College, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and other innovation partners. 

Find out more here.

Key Contacts

John MacLennan is the Project Lead for the Make it Smart Hub project.

To find out more about this project, you can contact John by email.

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