CATALYST welcomes 11 startups and scale-ups

    Leonard, 12/20/2019

    After announcing the six laureates of its SEED startup program last week, Leonard is unveiling today the 11 companies joining the CATALYST program, designed to foster and accelerate partnerships between VINCI and startups and scale–ups in their commercial development phase.

    In order to select these 11 companies, Leonard worked hand in hand with its investor, institutional and academic partners in France and abroad, in particular in Spain, Germany, the UK and the USA throughout 2019 .

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    Predictive-Based Safety: Saving Lives, Shaping Construction Insurance

    IRMI, 12/11/2019

    As more and more industry firms adopt construction technology, business leaders are exploring creative ways to harness artificial intelligence (AI) and leverage big data for more than just "interesting" insights. In particular, we are looking for ways to have a greater influence on the entire construction project life cycle, including insurance.

    AXA XL and Smartvid.io are teaming up to explore what's possible for the future of construction insurance when we wield the immense power of predictive analytics in the field.

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    Innovator of the Year: Predictive Analytics Strategic Council

    Construction Dive, 12/9/2019

    Safety councils are nothing new for the construction industry, but not many of them can say they include the biggest names in the industry and champion some of the most cutting-edge technology available for preventing jobsite accidents.

    The Predictive Analytics Strategic Council, founded earlier this year, encompasses some of the largest players in commercial construction, including Skanska, Suffolk and DPR.

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    Suffolk's safety app wins industry award

    Construction Dive, 11/27/2019

    A software program developed by one of the country's biggest construction firms has won an industry award for its ability to enhance safety on jobsites. 

    The RiskX program from Suffolk won a Safety Innovation Award on Nov. 14 from the Building Trades Employers’ Association’s (BTEA), which recognizes companies who have created a new idea, device or method to increase jobsite safety. The mobile-based observation and activity tracking system allows workers to enter real-time data about project site safety trends into an app so the data can be tracked and measured. 

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