COINS Grand Challenge 2019 is now calling for applications. The COINS Grand Challenge is a global competition to uncover innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders with ideas that can improve the built environment. It is an opportunity in order to
- Showcase yourself and your ideas to some of the world’s leading construction companies, private investors and academics.
- Win valuable prizes that could significantly benefit you and your career.
- Enjoy travel and networking opportunities to the COINS User Conference 2019.
- 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.
The challenge has two entry categories:
- Open Competition
- Undergraduate Competition
- Paid Internships
- Cash Prizes (£5000 for the Open Competition winner, £3000 for the Undergraduate Competition winner)
- Meetings and Mentoring from Industry Leaders
- £115000 Business Investment for Open Competition and Education Grants for Undergraduate Competition
The competition is looking for someone who understands which new and emerging technologies are likely to have the greatest impact upon business and who can also articulate how those technologies can be applied to best effect within the construction industry.
- The idea must meet all the requirements for submission detailed in the Guidance Notes as well as the Terms & Conditions.
- The applicant must present a clear case for how their idea will address the competition topic.
- Likewise, the applicant must speak English fluently.
- Similarly, the applicant must be 18 years of age or older on 1st September 2018.
- Moreover, the applicant must be able to attend the Grand Final in Manchester, UK on Wednesday 12 June 2019
- Furthermore, the applicant must be able to obtain legal entry to the United Kingdom for judging if selected as a finalist.
- In addition, the idea must be able to be applied to the construction industry.
Apply for the competition by submitting the form.