Last June, a second group began the Bouygues Construction R&D acceleration programme, organised with Schoolab. The goal: provide six months of support and coaching for several Group employees with innovative ideas. A concrete investment in the future!
Friday April 1st, 2016
In a Matching UP partner’s shoes
Launched at the end of 2015, Matching UP, our open innovation program, met with enthusiasm for its first edition. We received more than 140 applications, 28 coaches got in on the action, working alongside 24 innovative startups. The purpose of their collaboration? To purpose and present a co-development R&D project, a trial, or a commercial partnership, […]
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Although L2 Marseille bypass project has existed since 1930, it is only coming to light now thanks to the Société de la Rocade L2 comprised of Bouygues Construction, Colas Midi-Méditerranée, Spie Batignolles, Egis, Meridiam Infrastructure and CDC Infrastructure. This is a real challenge as several obstacles have had to be overcome for this site, which should […]
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