Research

Bridge the gap between theory and practice

New ideas and knowledge drives industrial innovation. By working with both industry and academia we seek to identify, oversee and communicate research in a way that leads to positive change. We focus on projects linked to our core themes of resource efficiency, health and well-being and product sustainability.

Some of our current and previous activities are listed below.

Sustainable Bio and Waste Resources for Construction

Sustainable Bio and Waste Resources for Construction

What is the SB&WRC project? As part of a call for projects launched by the Interreg VA France (Channel) England European Territorial Read more...
RE-Fab

RE-Fab

We began the RE-Fab project in 2013 as part of a TSB funded feasibility study. The “RE-Fab House”™ Project was a groundbreaking construction project which explored, developed and demonstrated new forms of construction allowing improved construction efficiencies, adaptation of buildings in use and the deconstruction and re-use of components at end of life. Read more...
The ASBP Reusable Buildings Network

The ASBP Reusable Buildings Network

The ASBP piloted a value network for our Innovate UK project: Circular Economy Business Models; Reuse of Structural Steel. The network will continue beyond the project, with support from our Patron member Cleveland Steel and Tubes Ltd, with a broad brief to highlight the wider benefits of a whole life approach. Read more...
Sequestered Carbon in Construction Products

Sequestered Carbon in Construction Products

ASBP continues to campaign for the built environment to be viewed as a carbon sink; and to highlight biogenic product’s ability to store carbon. Read more...
Innovate UK project: Supply chain integration

Innovate UK project: Supply chain integration

We are collaborating with University of Cambridge and SCI on the development of a database to enable steel reuse and a business model to support it. Read more...