AI-enabled cameras detect road hazards in real time, enabling faster and securer maintenance for safer roads. Winning InfraChallenge will assist Canadian start-up IRIS to scale globally and reach emerging countries.
Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners (SIP) and a set of founding partners, have recently launched the Innovative Infrastructure Initiative (I³); a new consortium championing and accelerating transformative infrastructure projects in America that use technology and innovation to meet pressing infrastructure needs.
The interactive workshop was a lively and comprehensive overview of how the circular economy can be a framework for economic growth solutions and highlighted the roles that governments around the world can play to enable circularity in infrastructure.
This week the Global Infrastructure Hub in partnership with Infrastructure Australia hosted the first meeting of our international forum of infrastructure bodies.
The forum is a small group dedicated to sharing best practice amongst organisations in G20 and other countries that undertake independent, long-term infrastructure planning in their jurisdictions.
The purpose of the forum is to create a platform where I-Bodies from across the world can meet and exchange ideas, experiences and learnings.
Last month Infrastructure Australia released its infrastructure Priority List for 2021, revealing a record number
of new investment opportunities, with 44 new proposals added to the list in response to COVID- 19.
A $59 billion project pipeline was identified, with six high priority projects, 17 priority projects, 48 high
project initiatives and 109 priority initiatives.
Innovating Infrastructure is a new podcast from the GI Hub that showcases new and emerging technology-based solutions to infrastructure challenges. Hosted by GI Hub’s Director of Thought Leadership, Monica Bennett the ten-part series delves deep into these solutions to find out how they will create impact towards a more resilient future.
On 3 June, the Italian G20 Presidency in collaboration with the OECD and D20 Long-Term Investor Club, hosted an Infrastructure Investors Dialogue: Financing Sustainable Infrastructure for Recovery.
The objective of the dialogue was to leverage ongoing efforts to advance collaboration between the public and private sectors, with a particular focus on unlocking further investment and sustainability.
A range of leading experts joined and contributed to the session including Global Infrastructure Hub CEO Marie Lam-Frendo.
Last week Maud de Vautibault, Director of Practical Tools and Knowledge at the Global Infrastructure Hub participated in a roundtable discussion with the World Association of PPP Units and Professionals (WAPPP)
Brazil is positioned to attract more private sector investment into infrastructure and to bring further bankable projects to market following an 18-month engagement program between the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) and the Brazilian Government.
The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBGs) met yesterday and issued a Communiqué outlining their collective commitments and priorities. The Communiqué cites several GI Hub tools that will help G20 countries and others harness the transformative potential of infrastructure and attract private investment in infrastructure.
Global Infrastructure Hub recently hosted a presentation and panel discussion of Connectivity across Borders, our latest reference guide, which presents global practices for the successful delivery of infrastructure that crosses national borders.