A knitted structure capable of supporting five tonnes of concrete? This is the insane project of the inventors behind Knitted Concrete technology.
Friday September 23rd, 2016
Open Innovation initiative: where are we now?
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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