Representatives of seven construction companies join the innovation program of SindusCon-SP
iCON, the construction innovation hub, held its first working meeting with the presence of representatives of seven construction companies already participating: Conx, Pacaembu, MRV, Plaenge, RFM, Sinco e Trisul. The construction innovation hub is a program of SindusCon-SP in partnership with Neo Ventures and its first meeting was held last Thrusday, January 30th.
The construction innovatioin hub aims to foster innovation and entrepreneurship, bringing together construction companies, organizations, startups and center of knowlegde and technology in one space. The work will aim to immerse the players, providing opprotunities for development and business generation.
SindusCon-SP vice-president, Francisco Antunes de Vasconcellos Neto, opened the meeting and stated that iCON will have all the support of the entity to benefit the participating companies and the construction sector.
The construction innovation hub will set up an innovation and relationship channel, in a collaborative environment between the participants and will be receptive to startups. Addicionally, the program will hold lectures and workshops, always seeking to expand its network. “Knowledge centers and startups that can develop solutions will be sought, once the challenges common to the participating construction companies are identified and prioritized,” said Conrado Rabelo, head of iCON.
Following, Bruno Pádua, executive director of Neo Ventures, which will operationalize iCON, familiarized the participants with the concept of hub, characterized by open innovation between companies, startups and knowledge centers, with a governance decided jointly. He also talked about the methodologies involving the works to be done.
Check some of the objectives listed by the representatives of the participating companies regarding to the operation of the new hub.
– Assist in solving common problems in the sector through articularion with startups;
– Increase productivity in companies using new technologies;
– Search for common solutions that add value to companies in the sector and promote their union;
– Articulate to seek solutions that reduce the environmnetal impact of construction;
– Disseminate information and methods of implementing new technologies in companies;
– To be a successful case in generating opportunities in the sector’s chain, and to alert about the importance of innovation within construction companies.
Get to know more about this iniciative: www.iconhub.com.br
Address: Rua Doutor Bacelar, 1043, 5° andar
Vila Clementino, São Paulo – SP | CEP 04026-002
Phone Number: +55 (11) 3334-5617
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