Develop housing of the future with Bouygues Construction

Pilot contract, expert coaching Deadline passed

Bouygues Construction and Get in the Ring are together looking for your solution to co-develop the housing of the future! Bouygues Construction awards the best solutions with a pilot contract, coaching, and investment opportunities.


Why? Because construction is about more than just building. It’s about knowing that the customer will settle in, work productively, and enjoy themselves. With €12 billion in revenues, Bouygues Construction is the biggest construction company in Europe and among the top 5 in the world. With innovation in its DNA, Bouygues is continuously looking for startups and innovative SME’s to work with.


Are you looking to speed up the development of your company or your project? Hoping to test your innovative business model? Seeking to implement your prototype in the real world? Do you want to assess the needs of the market or simply diversify your marketing focus areas with the Bouygues Construction teams?

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We are looking for working solutions within the following housing of the future themes:

Housing customization and adaptability

modularity, flexibility, evolutivity

Community and shared homes

Building connected housing

Comfort, health, well-being in the house

Air-quality, temperature

New, construction methods

Modular, industrialization, 3D printing, temporary structures

Environmental issues

Energy, circular economy, biochemistry, biomimicry, waste management

New economic models

alternative financing, affordable housing, income-generating housing

Services for occupants & opening to the city

real-time connections, providing city services


  • Co-develop your solution together with Bouygues Construction and land your next big client

  • Be selected for a pilot contract when your solution is one of the most innovative and proven-to-work solution (out of 67 companies selected in 2016, 25 pilot projects were launched);

  • Pitch at Bouygues Construction’s flagship open innovation event, where +150 executives are present;

  • Test your solution on a construction site or within one of the teams in Bouygues Construction;

  • Pitch for an investment through Bouygues' Construction Venture investment fund.


You should:

  • have a bèta-tested solution

  • have less than 250 FTE




Bouygues Construction will select the most innovative and promising companies they wish to work with.


If you get selected, an initial collaboration will take place for 2 months. You’ll work with an employee from Bouygues Construction to refine and adapt your proposal to the company’s requirements and prepare a final pitch.


The companies with the best proposals will be invited for the final pitch at Bouygues open innovation event. This flagship event will be attended by several of the Group’s entities, including innovation employees, decision-makers and the global R&D department. The best projects will be launched in a partnership with Bouygues Construction!
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