For almost two years, Bouygues Construction has been leveraging Open Innovation in order to increase its competitiveness. Roland Le Roux, head of the Open Innovation team in the Innovation and Sustainable Development Department, discusses the challenges involved in this initiative that allows Bouygues Construction to be one step ahead of the competition.
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Bouygues Construction and Centrale Lille formed Chaire Construction 4.0 in 2017. Its aim was to support the digitisation and industrialisation of the sector. Thomas Danel, a PhD student in this field, has been working on a prototype for a remote-controlled crane. He talked to us about his project.
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