Connected Places Catapult and the UK Innovation Districts Group announced the launch of a new Research Commission on Inclusive Innovation. The Research Commission, which will report its findings in spring 2022, will analyse terms and business cases surrounding inclusive innovation as well as identify best practice from places of innovation across the UK.
Building work has begun for Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust’s new 78-bed mental health hospital, which will help to care for the c.2500 patients. It will open in late 2023.
University of the Arts London (UAL) announces the Fashion, Textiles and Technology Institute (FTTI), directed by Professor Jane Harris, Director of Research & Innovation at London College of Fashion, to pioneer research and development for the UK’s £74 billion industry.
The NLA has published a report, ‘Resilient London: confronting climate change’ reviewing the status of climate resilience strategies and actions plans across the capital, as well as the ability and skills of the built environment industry to build and design for a changing climate, and the barriers that we are facing to implement effective resilience approaches in the capital.