Design chains have been developed through the collaboration of representatives of the UK construction industry supply chain and Loughborough University. The work was funded by the UK Government through the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) as part of the as part of the LINK Integration in Design and Construction programme.

To learn more about the research project underpinning Design Chains, and the people involved in its progression, please visit its website.