Do-it-yourself projects are good for your health. Specifically, they can help improve the lives of patients. That is how living labs can help the medical field. These are “third places” dedicated to innovation. Their methodology brings together ordinary citizens, public and private actors, aiming to test services, tools, and new uses in real life.
Innovations on construction sites
Thursday August 10th, 2017
Out of Africa
Bouygues Construction operates in more than 80 countries on five continents. There are so many destinations to discover, for a complete change of scenery this summer! Travel the world through our most emblematic projects and sites—without the jet lag.
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Bouygues Construction answered the call from Maddyness and became a partner of the Maddy Keynote, its innovation summit, which will take place on 1 February at the Centquatre centre in Paris. Riding on the wave of past successful events, this third edition will explore the topic of the City of the Future through the prism of four complementary themes: mobility, housing, well-being and the Agora. This is an opportunity for the Group to reaffirm its commitment to shared innovation at the service of all.
Of the 130 projects entered for the third BIM d'Or awards, organised by Le Moniteur, 31 were nominated in the 11 pre-established categories. Five Bouygues Construction projects that were selected in the first round are still in the competition!
The Floatgen project, the largest offshore wind turbine in France on which construction is soon due to be completed in the port of Saint-Nazaire, has won the Usine Nouvelle 2017 Renewable Energies Trophy for Energy Transition at the ceremony organised on Tuesday 16 May in the presence of Jean Jouzel, climatologist and former vice-president of GIEC.
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