Research consortia  
mobile work consortium

With the rapid growth of wireless and higher capacity mobile telephony, the importance of locations becomes diminished as work becomes more mobile.
Participation is being sought jointly by RETRI and the College of Estate Management in a consortium researching the impact of this mobile work upon the built environment.
View the project proposal here
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micropower consortium The growth of technology in buildings has increased the demand for power dramatically. Dependance upon a stable, reliable power supply is a prerequisite for most businesses. Concurrently environmental pressure and advances in generation and insulation technologies have begun to move the economic pendulum back in favour of local power generation.
Participation is being sought in a consortium researching the implications and opportunities embodied in building scale power generation.
View the project proposal here.
industrial futures consortium Forty years of decline in the manufacturing base have taken a heavy toll on the volume of industrial space. Yet the UK leads the world in key industries and demand remains strong for flexible, well configured space.
Participation is being sought in a consortium researching the future of industrial property.
View the project proposal here.

 

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