COINS Innovation Competition Attracts Sponsors
Thanks so much to the prize sponsors of the 2022 COINS Grand Challenge competition, a global competition aimed at driving innovation and kickstarting ideas which could improve either the construction industry or the built environment.
Open Competition Prize
Barratt Developments plc are the sponsors of the £5,000* Open Competition Winner’s Prize.
Construction innovation is critically important to us. As the country’s largest housebuilder we are working towards building 20,000 homes a year, as part of the government’s annual target of 300,000 new homes. Construction innovation is a critically important part of that, as we learn how to build zero carbon homes at scale, trial MMC and utilise smart technology for our customers, to help us build the homes the country needs.
Oliver Novakovic, Technical and Innovation Director, Barratt Developments plc
Barratt Developments plc are the country’s biggest and best-known housebuilder, delivering 17,000 high quality homes a year. They try to lead the industry with the breadth and quality of their construction innovation.
Student / Undergraduate Competition 2022 Prizes
Single Point Solutions (SPS) are the sponsors of the £2,500* Student / Undergraduate Winner’s Prize.
If our sponsorship of the COINS Grand Challenge helps to attract and support the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs into the industry, then we would like to think our input will contribute to helping create a better industry for the future.
Iain Curtis, CEO of SPS
SPS, who work closely with COINS, are an independent Data Consultancy working across the construction industry helping companies to understand how they can leverage the value of the data held in their systems, adding value to organisations of all sizes and disciplines.
Henley Information Systems (HISL) are the sponsors of the £1,000* Student / Undergraduate Competition Runner Up Prize.
Sometimes when you are working in the box you don’t get time to think outside the box. Our students have an increasing conscience and desire to benefit our climate and with no barriers to thinking outside the box and not afraid to try the impossible the COINS Grand Challenge provides them with a great opportunity to bring their innovations to one of the biggest industries that can help our environment.
Eithne Rosenmeier, Managing Director, HISL
Henley Information Systems is an approved partner of COINS providing consultancy services to new and existing customers.
Why enter your idea in the 2022 COINS Grand Challenge?
Who can enter?
Anyone can enter! The challenge has two entry categories, an Open Competition as well as a competition for students, the Undergraduate Competition.
Entry is free
The 2022 COINS Grand Challenge is now open for entries – this is a great opportunity for you to grow your idea, win cash prizes and business investment of up to £100k*, and meet with construction industry leaders.
The COINS Grand Challenge:
- opens doors for students and professionals
- is a chance to share impactful ideas
- is an opportunity to make tangible change in the construction industry.
To enter the COINS Grand Challenge visit https://www.coins-grandchallenge.com/
(* or local equivalent.)
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