2 competitions – 1 New & Emerging Technology challenge to make the earth a better place to live
2 competitions – 1 New & Emerging Technology challenge to make earth a better place to live
WHAT IS IT?
The COINS Grand Challenge is a global competition to uncover innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders with ideas that can improve the built environment.
1. Showcase yourself and your ideas to some of the world’s leading construction companies, private investors and academics.
2. Win valuable prizes that could significantly benefit you and your career.
3. Enjoy travel and networking opportunities to the COINS User Conference 2019.
4. Be a Force for Good – Undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, young entrepreneur or already working in industry, share your ideas to help improve the construction industry and society as a whole.
Last year, 11 finalists represented 7 countries and a wide variety of ideas. Ardalan Khosrowpour won the Open Competition New & Emerging Technology prize and the COINS Investment Award for OnSiteIQ: construction progress documentation and risk assessment platform for owners, developers, insurance companies, and construction managers. Learn about Ardalan and the other winners and finalists for 2018 here.
To be eligible for entry into the competition:
The applicant must present a clear case for how their idea will address the competition topic.
The applicant must speak English fluently.
The applicant must be 18 years of age or older on 1st September 2018.
The applicant must be able to attend the Grand Final in England in June 2019. (The exact date and location are being confirmed and will be announced soon.)
The applicant must be able to obtain legal entry to the United Kingdom for judging if selected as a finalist.
The idea must be able to be applied to the construction industry.
1 Oct 2018
Competition open for Entries
12 APR 2019
Entries Submitted by
22 APR 2019
Finalists Notified by
12 JUN 2019
COINS User Conference 2019
To meet the Finalists and get an insight into the latest ideas in construction innovation from industry leaders, join us for the COINS User Conference 2019 in Manchester, UK
Date: Wednesday and Thursday, 12th-13th June 2019
Location: The Lowry, Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ