2 competitions – 1 New & Emerging Technology challenge to make the earth a better place to live
 
OPEN COMPETITION
PRIZES
£115,000 Business investment

Cash prizes

PAID Internships

Meetings with
industry leaders

*GBP
UNDERGRADUATE
COMPETITION PRIZES
Cash prizes

Education grants

Paid internships

Mentoring from
industry leaders

2 competitions – 1 New & Emerging Technology challenge to make earth a better place to live
OPEN COMPETITION PRIZES
£115,000 Business investment

Cash prizes

Paid Internships

Meetings with
industry leaders

UNDERGRADUATE COMPETITION PRIZES
Cash prizes

Education grants

Paid internships

Mentoring from
industry leaders

All finalists receive an expense paid trip to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA for the final judging and Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony and the COINS 2020 User Conference. 

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.

WHY ENTER?

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 2020.

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, 12 finalists represented 6 countries and a wide variety of ideas. Learn about the winners and finalists for 2019 here.

The Competitions

Challenge 1 New and Emerging Technology

Open Competition

Open Competition

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for entry into the competition:

The idea must meet all the requirements for submission detailed in the Guidance Notes and the Terms & Conditions.
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 1 November 2019.

The applicant must be able to attend the Grand Final in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA on Monday, 21 September 2020. 

The applicant must be able to obtain legal entry to the United States for judging if selected as a finalist.

The idea must be able to be applied to the construction industry.

KEY DATES

11 NOV 2019

Competition open for Entries

22 Jun 2020

Entries Submitted by

20 Jul 2020

Finalists Notified by

21 SEP 2020

Grand Final

COINS User Conference 2020

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 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 20-22 September 2020.

 

GRAND CHALLENGE 2020 OPENS FOR ENTRY IN NOVEMBER 2019

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