Jun 18, 2020

NOVA by Saint-Gobain: from the Versailles Palace to working with startups in the Contech industry

NOVA, the external venture arm of Saint-Gobain, works closely with startups working on the development of innovative materials that help the performance of buildings. We interviewed NOVA by Saint-Gobain´s leaders Minas Apelian, Vice President of Internal and External Venturing (and Bruce Springsteen fan!), and Sven Harmsen, Director of External Venture Strategy. Take a look at […]

Jun 12, 2020

Arqlite: It´s great to work with big brands who are constantly innovating and supporting startups

Check out this interview with Sebastian Sajoux, CEO & Founder of Arqlite. The Argentinian startup, winner of Construction Startup Competition 2019, developed a proprietary process to transform unrecycled plastics into highly efficient construction materials. What makes Arqlite´s solution different to others in the industry? “Our technology differs from others because we are capable of recycling […]

Jun 09, 2020

Ferrovial: “we are open to signing strategic agreements to support the most promising solutions”

An interview with Ferrovial, one of the five leaders in the construction industry that joined the Construction Startup Competition 2020.   The following interview shows Rafael Fernández, Innovation and Digital Strategy Director at Ferrovial, and Javier Vaca de Osma, Technology and Processes Director in Ferrovial Construction. The directors of the Spanish company encourage entrepreneurs to […]

Jun 04, 2020

The best TBT in the construction industry: Construction Startup Competition

Why has this challenge become a construction industry phenomenon? To talk about successful transformations, is to talk about Construction Startup Competition. This challenge, which celebrates its fourth edition this year, looks to find the most innovative startups that are revolutionising the construction industry. When CEMEX Ventures announced its first call in 2017, they couldn´t have […]

May 30, 2020

Leaders in the construction industry outline the investment opportunity areas for Construction Startup Competition 2020

Project design and engineering, supply chain management, digital solutions for project and jobsite management, innovative materials and construction methods, smart cities and buildings. CEMEX Ventures, Ferrovial, Hilti, Vinci Group´s Leonard and Nova by Saint Gobain present the challenges that the startups participating in the Construction Startup Competition 2020 will have to tackle if they want […]