The Trail by VINCI Construction (Imagine tomorrow's construction industry!)


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  • France
  • Online


Imagine tomorrow's construction industry! How should companies working in the construction sector make use of new technologies, and how can they develop and adapt to meet society's needs and improve people's quality of life?


Tackle the challenges of a fast-changing world 

Today's world is faced with a number of challenges, including significant growth in the global urban population and increasing transportation requirements in a context of new climate and environmental issues.

Buildings and infrastructure alone account for 40% of energy consumed and greenhouse gas emissions produced worldwide. And this means that they are at the heart of energy transition and urban resilience efforts.

The construction sector has to take action to overcome these new challenges, and new technologies will undoubtedly be one aspect of the answer – digitalized project design and construction using digital models (BIM – Building Information Modelling), the introduction of robots to construction sites, and 3D printing of construction materials are just a few examples of these innovative technologies.



Submit your suggestions! 

Are you a student with ideas on how to transform the world of construction?

Whatever your background or specialism, put together a team and take part in the first "The Trail by VINCI Construction" challenge by developing an ambitious project that will take the construction industry to the next level.

If your team is chosen, you'll all be invited to a 2-day final  featuring a sports challenge – with other teams from all over the world! 

Ready to take part in the adventure and take up the challenge?

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Participants allowed

Any adult who either:

  • is currently enrolled in a graduate or post-graduate program or from an institution of higher education of the territory two years ago or less and able to justify it with a certificate.
  • Is of legal age in his country of residency. If the participant is under legal age in his country, a consent letter must be given to the Organizers. Download the parental consent letter.


Deadline: March 18, 2018

Program Starts: May 17, 2018

Program Ends: May 18, 2018

Cost/funding for participants:

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