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Implications of future technological trends on Scotland's infrastructure: independent report

Published: 22 Aug 2019

Overview of the range of technology trends potentially impacting on infrastructure in Scotland and examples of their uses and implications.

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Implications of future technological trends on Scotland's infrastructure: independent report
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Digital, Connectivity and Communications References

1. https://www.ispreview.co.uk/index.php/2017/03/scotlands-new-digital-strategy-boost-5g-superfast-broadband-2021.html

2. Consideration of Options for Transport Scotland to Maximise Investment and Utilisation of Roadside Infrastructure

3. https://www.smartcitiesworld.net/news/news/iot-to-boost-scotlands-digital-infrastructure-3277

4. Photonics in Scotland A Vision for 2030: https://www.technologyscotland.scot/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/scottishphotonics-paper-final.pdf

5. https://digitalgovernment.io/blog/cloud-first-scotland/

6. https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/guidance/2017/11/cyber-resilience-strategy-scotland-public-sector-action-plan-2017-18/documents/00527399-pdf/00527399-pdf/govscot%3Adocument

7. https://www.wallet.services/scottish-government-research

8. https://www.scotsman.com/business/companies/retail/scotland-laying-foundations-for-in-demand-blockchain-1-4790414

9. https://www.technologyscotland.scot/government-confirms-20m-funding-for-quantum-technologies/

10. https://www.gov.scot/publications/realising-scotlands-full-potential-digital-world-digital-strategy-scotland/pages/6/

11. http://www.scottishscience.org.uk/sites/default/files/article-attachments/Space%20Technology%20and%20Satellite%20Applications%20-%20A%20Global%20Leadership%20Opportunity%20for%20Scotland.pdf

12. https://www.renewablesnow.com/news/microsoft-tests-underwater-data-centre-at-emec-615855/

13. https://digitalparticipation.scot/

Energy References

1. Technology Scenarios Report (F&S)

2. https://gtr.ukri.org/projects?ref=EP%2FS001778%2F1

3. https://www.gov.scot/policies/energy-infrastructure/

4. https://networks.online/gphsn/news/1001179/ssen-trial-robots-power-line-inspections

5. https://www.gov.scot/publications/vision-scotlands-electricity-gas-networks-2030/pages/2/

6. Khurana, H.; Hadley, M.; Ning Lu; Frincke, D.A. (January 2010). "Smart-grid security issues". IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine. 8 (1): 81–85. doi:10.1109/MSP.2010.49

7. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378778815005447

8. https://pale-blu.com/acorn/

Transport References

1. Technology Scenarios Report (F&S)

2. Consideration of Options for Transport Scotland to Maximise Investment and Utilisation of Roadside Infrastructure

3. Scotland’s Trunk Road and Motorway Network. Future Intelligent Transport Systems Strategy 2017.

4. https://www.scotsman.com/business/companies/tech/the-scottish-company-leading-the-way-in-blockchain-technology-1-4734147

5. https://www.transport.gov.scot/media/10310/transport-scotland-national-transport-strategy-january-2016-final-online.pdf

6. https://hyp-ed.com/

7. https://www.strath.ac.uk/workwithus/lightweightmanufacturingcentre/

8. http://www.wirelessinfrastructure.co.uk/

9. https://www.wallet.services/

10. https://www.transport.gov.scot/media/10310/transport-scotland-national-transport-strategy-january-2016-final-online.pdf

11. http://www.brunogpollet.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Hydrogen-and-Fuel-Cells-in-Transport.pdf

Environmental management and resilience

1. Technology Scenarios Report (F&S)

2. https://www.gov.scot/policies/cyber-resilience/

3. https://www.digitalhealth.net/2018/03/health-boards-link-health-care-systems-scotland/

4. https://twitter.com/Scotambservice/status/906125279323705344

5. https://www.digitalhealth.net/2017/12/satcare-scotland-connected-ambulances/

6. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-europe-30064687/ambulance-drone-takes-to-the-skies

7. https://www2.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/346469/0115308.pdf

8. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-48023282

9. https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/en/In-Your-Area/Investments-in-Your-Area/Burncrooks-Water-Improvements

10. https://www.britishwater.co.uk/british-water-innovation/solutions/Detail.aspx?britishwaterinnovationid=40

11. http://marine.gov.scot/information/carbon-budgets-and-potential-blue-carbon-stores

12. http://www.parliament.scot/ResearchBriefingsAndFactsheets/S5/SB_16-35_Air_Quality_in_Scotland.pdf

13. https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/assets/documents/reports/aqeg/pm-summary.pdf

14. https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/en/About-Us/News-and-Views/111018-Top-Up-Taps-Launch

15. https://www.scottishcanals.co.uk/placemaking/opportunities/water-management/

16. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6068492/

17. https://www.gov.scot/policies/water/hydro-nation/

18. https://www.gov.scot/news/climate-change-action-1/

19. https://www.bioenergy-news.com/display_news/13750/anaerobic_digestion_rockets_in_scotland/

20. https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/en/About-Us/News-and-Views/300119-Water-Test-Network-Starts-Testing

Housing References

1. Technology Scenarios Report (F&S)

2. https://www.strath.ac.uk/research/advancedformingresearchcentre/news/consortiumtobuildnewrealityforconstructionindustry/

3. http://www.cs-ic.org/media/2236/innovation-factory-brochure-pressready.pdf

4. https://www.sptechnology.co.uk/experience-construction-scotland-innovation-centre/

5. https://www.citb.co.uk/about-citb/news-events-and-blogs/uk/2019/03/major-citb-funding-boost-to-retain-more-apprentices-in-scottish-construction/

6. https://www.gov.scot/publications/infrastructure-investment-plan-2015/pages/4/

7. https://www.gov.scot/publications/infrastructure-investment-plan-2015-progress-report-2018-19/pages/14/

8. https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/advice-and-guidance/2018/09/housing-beyond-2021/documents/housing-beyond-2021-discussion-paper/housing-beyond-2021-discussion-paper/govscot%3Adocument

Public Infrastructure References

1. Technology Scenarios Report (F&S)

2. https://www.waveenergyscotland.co.uk/programmes/details/materials/advanced-concrete-engineering-wec/

3. https://www.sepa.org.uk/environment/water/water-scarcity/

4. https://www.eco-business.com/opinion/using-high-tech-infrastructure-to-fight-climate-change/

5. https://www.eco-business.com/opinion/using-high-tech-infrastructure-to-fight-climate-change/

6. https://news.sky.com/story/scotlands-plastic-bottle-scheme-is-game-changer-for-recycling-11714735

7. https://www.gov.scot/publications/climate-ready-scotland-scottish-climate-change-adaptation-programme-2019-2024-consultation-draft/pages/6/

8. https://www.gov.scot/publications/making-things-last-circular-economy-strategy-scotland/pages/7/

9. https://lendesk.com/news/how-augmented-reality-ar-will-change-the-housing-industry/

10. https://www.ippr.org/files/2018-09/a-distributed-energy-future-for-the-uk-september18.pdf

11. https://www.hw.ac.uk/

12. http://www.arctechscotland.co.uk/district-heating-in-place-at-city-of-edinburgh-council-housing-development/


Contact

Email: Katherine.White@gov.scot