Matching Up - Offices of the future

Matching Up - Offices of the future

The offices of the future are the focus of the second Matching Up program by Bouygues Construction.

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Matching up an international open innovation program

To discover solutions that we have not yet dreamed of, Bouygues Construction is teaming up with start-ups and innovative SMEs to implement its Open Innovation initiative.

Are you looking to speed up the development of your company or your project? Hoping to test your innovative business model? Seeking to implement your prototype in the real world? Do you want to assess the needs of the market or simply diversify your marketing focus areas with the Bouygues Construction teams? Then sign up and respond to the call for proposals!

Focus your project on one of the eight themes

Interior design: Open and flexible spaces
Comfort, health and well-being
Services for users
Management and productivity in offices
Carbon footprint and sustainable development
Opening offices up to the city
Construction processes
Big data and usage analysis

The 4 programme stages

What’s in it for the selected startups and innovative SMEs?

Co-development, trade agreements, support, and visibility!

  • Co-development
  • Visibility
  • Real time testing
  • Business opportunities


Co-develop your solution with Bouygues Construction and make the group one of your clients.



The most innovative solutions in the programme will be promoted during Bouygues Construction's flagship open innovation event. This is a chance for young companies to present their activities in front of an audience of the Group's decision makers and operational staff!


Real time testing

Test your solution on a construction site or within teams of Bouygues Construction in order to get feedbacks and privileged relations from your clients.


Business opportunities

The most innovative projects will have the opportunity to develop business relationships with the group’s decision makers and operational staff all over the world.

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Final Event Matchinp Up #2

The Matching Up final event will take place at Bouygues Construction headquarters. However, the team will organize other Matching Up events all over the wolrd!

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Success stories

« When teams (from BYCN) come to ask us to test that kind of partnership,
we want to give them our best .[…] Matching-Up is a great opportunity for us.

Emmanuel Blanchet, Co-founder
Working in collaboration since March 2016

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Innovation at the heart of Bouygues Construction

Innovation is key if we wish to stand out in an increasingly competitive environment. Innovation knows no borders; it is European as well as international. Innovation naturally applies to all technological fields but also to processes and management. Innovation involves everyone: employees as well as start-ups, manufacturers, public structures, researchers and universities and the end-users of our structures!


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