The COINS Grand Challenge is a global competition to uncover students, innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders with ideas that can improve the built environment.Apply
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.
Undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, young entrepreneur or already working in the industry, share your ideas to help improve the construction industry and society as a whole.
*Due to COVID-19, we will be hosting the Grand Challenge remotely this year. No travel will be necessary for entrants or judges.
COINS Investment Prize: Up to £100,000*
Open Competition Winner: £5,000*
Open Competition Runner Up: £2,000*
Undergraduate Competition Winner: £2,500*
Undergraduate Competition Runner Up: £1,000*
COINS Software Innovation Prize: Paid Internship at COINS
* or local equivalent
1 February 2021
Competition opens for entry
6 July 2021
Deadline for Submissions
28 August 2021
30 September 2021
Our judges are industry professionals.
Finalists in the Grand Challenge will have the opportunity to network with some of the most prominent professionals in the construction industry. Judges will be announced shortly.
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