Fully Funded to Travel to US + Paid Internship: 2018 COINS Grand Challenge for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

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Fully Funded to Travel to US + Paid Internship: 2018 COINS Grand Challenge for Innovators & Entrepreneurs
Fully Funded to Travel to US + Paid Internship: 2018 COINS Grand Challenge for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

2018 COINS Grand Challenge 2018 for Innovators & Entrepreneurs -paid internship & Fully-funded to travel to San Antonio- Texas

 

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 2018 Innovation Day.

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, 15 finalists represented 6 countries and a wide variety of ideas – Christine Boyle, who won the New & Emerging Technology competition & the Bouygues UK R&D Award, was one. Learn about the other winners and finalists for 2017 here.

 

Challenges

The COINS Grand Challenge consists of two competitions (Undergraduate and Open), each with 2 challenges that are aimed at encouraging innovators and entrepreneurs to come forward with new ideas and approaches to help improve the construction industry for the benefit of the industry and society. The competitions focus on areas that address global challenges facing the construction industry.

  • Challenge 1 – New and Emerging Technologies
  • Challenge 2 – Leadership

 

Benefits

  • 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 2018 Innovation Day.
  • 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, 15 finalists represented 6 countries and a wide variety of ideas – Christine Boyle, who won the New & Emerging Technology competition & the Bouygues UK R&D Award, was one.

 

Prizes

Open Competition Prizes

  • Business Investment
  • R & D Grants Or Paid Internships
  • Sales Meeting With Industry Leaders

Undergraduate Competition Prizes

  • Education Grants
  • Paid Internships
  • Mentoring From Academic & Industry Leaders

All reasonable traveling, accommodation and food expenses will be provided to the Grand Finalists in order for them to attend the Grand Final. All and any other expenses incurred shall not be included as part of this prize.

 

Eligibility

  • Applicants may be of any nationality and citizenship but must be fluent in English.
  • Whether you are an undergraduate, postgrad student, recent graduate, young entrepreneur or industry specialist, they want to hear from you

To be eligible for entry into the competition:

  • The applicant must present a clear case for how their idea will address one of the three challenges.
  • The applicant must speak English fluently.
  • The applicant must be 18 years of age or older on 1st September 2017.
  • The applicant must be able to attend the Grand Final on Tuesday 5th June 2018.
  • The applicant must be able to obtain legal entry to the USA for judging if selected as a finalist.
  • The idea must be able to be applied to the construction industry.
  • Applications may be prepared and submitted by a team. However, only one member of the team may present the idea at the Grand Final if the application is successful.

 

Official Link

Fully Funded to Travel to US + Paid Internship: 2018 COINS Grand Challenge for Innovators & Entrepreneurs
Fully Funded to Travel to US + Paid Internship: 2018 COINS Grand Challenge for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 6th April 2018

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