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Centre for Innovative Construction Materials

We conduct leading research, development and consultancy in the field of innovative and sustainable construction materials and technologies.

Study with us

There are master's and PhD opportunities across the different disciplines.

Featured Research Projects

Read about some of our existing projects.


Locating resource efficiency at the heart of future industrial strategy in the UK.

Research impact

Our research is saving and prolonging the life of our infrastructure as well as innovating new ways to futureproof our built environment.

Saving structures across the globe

Antony Darby tests the strength of a concrete beam in our structures lab.

We’ve developed assessment and strengthening techniques for ageing concrete bridges and structures. Our guidance is used by consulting engineers worldwide.

Work with us

We are committed to bringing together multiple disciplines across science and engineering to address innovation in construction materials.

CICM seminar series

The Centre for Innovative Construction Materials (CICM) is delighted to host a series of online seminars from leading speakers from around the world.

About us

The Centre for Innovative Construction Materials is leading the way in researching solutions to the environmental impacts of construction and infrastructure. Developing the use of radical, low-carbon building materials and reinforcement technologies for the construction industry, the Centre is assisting in reducing the UK’s eco footprint - vital to mitigate the projected doubling of cement-based CO2 emissions by 2050.

6 East University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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The centre was formerly known as the BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials, but is no longer affiliated with the BRE.