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Led by Holcim with world class Corporate Partners, Holcim ACCELERATOR offers a unique and an intensive 6-months acceleration program to foster innovation collaboration along the construction value chain with a powerful mix of entrepreneurial, business and technical expertise.

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Joe Osae-Addo is Principal of the architecture practice Constructs, with offices in Accra and Tamale, Ghana, and in Washington DC and Los Angeles, USA. The firm synergizes architecture, urban planning, landscaping, and building technology into a single unit geared towards bringing modern architecture and building techniques to create ‘inno-native’ design solutions to contemporary African architecture.
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Joe Osae-Addo is Principal of the architecture practice Constructs, with offices in Accra and Tamale, Ghana, and in Washington DC and Los Angeles, USA. The firm synergizes architecture, urban planning, landscaping, and building technology into a single unit geared towards bringing modern architecture and building techniques to create ‘inno-native’ design solutions to contemporary African architecture.
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Magali Anderson - Holcim's CSIO - talked at this year's Domus Forum presenting her vision on the theme 'How will we live'. As architects inspire us everyday to build progress for all, it was an honor to be part of this one-day event organized by one of the most prominent architectural magazines in the world.
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In 1990 we started work to reduce our CO2 footprint. Thirty years later we’ve cut CO2 intensity by 30%. But we want to go further. With the release of our “Strategy 2025 – Accelerating Green Growth,” we’ve created a roadmap to lead the circular economy. Find out how: https://www.holcim.com/strategy-2025
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In 1990 we started work to reduce our CO2 footprint. Thirty years later we’ve cut CO2 intensity by 30%. But we want to go further. With the release of our “Strategy 2025 – Accelerating Green Growth,” we’ve created a roadmap to lead the circular economy. Find out how: https://www.holcim.com/strategy-2025
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The last few years have taught us that low-carbon building is possible at scale. So we’ve set ambitious targets for 2025 – targets that include sustainable products like our ECOPact green concrete. By adopting new technologies and exploring new materials, we’re confident that we’ll reach our 2025 goals on the way to becoming a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Learn more about what’s to come: https://www.holcim.com/strategy-2025
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We’re enabling our customers to build greener by empowering them with digital tools that help them build faster. Looking ahead to 2025, digitization will be at the forefront of our green strategy, helping us push the boundaries of innovation as we become the leader in sustainable building solutions. Learn more about how we plan to take on the climate crisis with digital tools 👇 https://www.holcim.com/capital-markets-day-2021#title2
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What would it be like to work with the ultimate performance concrete? DYNAMax is just the latest step in our continued commitment to developing innovative new products to help our industry reach net-zero. Delivering high strength, outstanding durability and superior rigidity - DYNAMax enables you to build more with less. Click the link below to find out more. www.holcim.com/dynamax
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On Thursday 18 November we announced our "Strategy 2025 - Accelerating Green Growth." This ambitious plan will see us become a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. From quarry to lorry, we’re accelerating innovation to drive decarbonization across our entire value chain. To find out more, check out our latest video and click the link below for more info 👇 https://www.holcim.com/strategy-2025
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Cooler, greener, energy efficient – by acquiring Firestone Building Products, our roofing systems are a greener path to the future of construction. Launched in Mexico, Columbia and Ecuador, Firestone uses cool roofs and green roofs to solve urbanization challenges with good design. Learn more about Holcim’s Strategy 2025 – Accelerating Green Growth: https://www.holcim.com/strategy-2025
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WHY JOIN THE HOLCIM ACCELERATOR?

  • A unique acceleration program to foster innovation collaboration along the construction value chain
  • Access to different market conditions and facilities across geographies, with country specific resources
  • High-level mentoring with top managers of several major companies of the construction industry
  • Co-creation with a powerful mix of entrepreneurial, business and technical expertise
  • Possibility to undertake pilot tests and demonstrators
 

DISCOVER THE PROGRAM

 

FREE FOR START-UPS, NO EQUITY TAKEN

 

BUSINESS

GROW YOUR BUSINESS by working with the country teams to develop technology or business model in order to solve operational challenges

FIND OPPORTUNITIES to become supplier, partner, or obtain licensing agreement

NO EQUITY TAKEN

 

TECHNICAL

ACCESS TO TECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURES such as the R&D facilities of the involved international partners

BE COACHED BY OUR EXPERTS to design prototypes and demonstrators, test and develop products and get feedback

 

NETWORKING

ACCESS TO A HIGH LEVEL MENTORING by discussing with top managers from international companies all along the construction value chain

HIGHLIGHT YOUR DEMONSTRATORS to decision makers and investors

 
 

A GLOBAL CHALLENGE

 
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SELECTION PROCESS & TIMELINE

  • The selection process involves from the very start (during challenge definition and scouting) joint teams per Country from all the major companies involved in the acceleration program -
  • Each country team defines their specific challenge #Nov. 2021
  • The innovative companies can apply by selecting one challenge #until end Feb. 2022
  • A first batch of innovative companies is preselected by the country team and interviewed #early March 2022
  • The final cohort of the selected innovative companies for the Season 3 is announced #End of March 2022

 

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2 CORPORATE PARTNERS INVOLVED TO SUPPORT YOUR GROWTH

Get access to unique technical and business know-how and an international network of 2 multi-nationals with a complementary position on the construction value-chain

 

 
Holcim

Holcim

The leading global construction materials and solutions company serving masons, builders, architects and engineers all over the world.                                                                                     

 

  • 70,000 employees
  • 70 countries
  • Sales 2020: CHF 23.14B

 

 
Sika

Sika

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and automotive industry.                                                                   

  • 25,000 employees
  • 101 countries
  • Sales 2020 : CHF 7.88B

 

 
 

OUR TEAM

A multi-talented team for maximizing your outputs

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ALUMNI 2019-2020 - SEASON 2

 

ALTAROAD

ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

PLATFORM

 

ANOMERA

REDEFINING CELLULOSE

FOR THE FUTURE

 

DELAIR

AERIAL

INTELLIGENCE

 

M-CADOR

IMAGE FOR

DECISION SUPPORT

 

OKIBO

SMART ROBOTS

FOR CONSTRUCTION

 

SENSOHIVE

WIRELESS SENSORS

& IOT SOLUTIONS

 
 

ALUMNI 2018 -  SEASON 1

 

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CONTACT

Selected companies have free access to the largest research center in the construction industry (near Lyon, France) and get a chance to work with over 200 R&D experts and state-of-art equipment

 

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