One of the biggest construction companies in the world is looking for your solution to create the office 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.
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We are looking for working solutions within the following office of the future themes:
e.g. open and flexible spaces
Comfort, health and well-being
e.g. improving air quality
Services for users
e.g. combine smart energy consumption with high-quality working conditions
Management of and productivity in offices
e.g. smart tools
Carbon footprint and sustainable development
e.g. smart materials, waste management
Opening offices up to the city
e.g. public space with coworking
e.g. digital modeling, industrial prefabrication
Big data and usage analysis
e.g. smart algorithms and gamification
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU
Aside from working with one of the biggest construction companies in the world, here are 5 things you can get out of this challenge:
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 37 companies selected in 2015, 17 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.
Is your solution bèta-tested, applicable to the before-mentioned topics (see ‘The Challenge’) and do you have less than 250 FTE? You’re good to go!
Bouygues Construction will select the most innovative and promising companies they wish to work with.
INITIAL COLLABORATION PHASE
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.
FINAL PITCH EVENT
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!