The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre is one of eight industry led and demand driven Innovation Centres supported by Scottish Funding Council, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and 13 Scottish university partners (specifically Napier University on this one). They can provide businesses with a ‘one-stop shop’ for accessing a team of experts and public support.
Akp were delighted to be chosen as Principal Contractor to carry out the refurbishment of the office area & provision of services to warehouse area. New 60 min fire rated screen, glass partitioning, folding wall mechanical & electrical services, soft flooring, kitchens, storage walls & decoration are all being installed.
Stephen Good, chief executive of Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, said: “We are really excited about the potential offered by this new innovation facility for industry. Our delivery teamare extremely busy getting everything ready to launch this resource to industry in the summer. It will provide a dynamic environment, away from the conventional building site, where the Scottish construction industry can innovate, take risks, explore and learn, safe in the knowledge that the activity here is protected from the perceived risks of innovating on live construction sites”.