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GCCA announces new partnerships

08 May 2024, Published under Cement News

New partnerships between cement manufacturers and tech start-ups, to work together on the development of low carbon concrete, have been announced by the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA). EnviCore, based in Canada, Queens Carbon and Chement, both in the USA, and NeoCrete in New Zealand, were all shortlisted last year, as part of the GCCA’s Innovandi Open Challenge Programme. They have all now formed a partnership with at least five GCCA member companies and leading manufacture...

GCCA 2nd Innovandi Open Challenge attracts 70+ start-ups

23 May 2023, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has received entries more than 70 start-ups   applying for its international low-carbon concrete scheme. The Innovandi Open Challenge brings together start-ups and the industry’s leading manufacturers to cut emissions and accelerate progress, as targeted in the GCCA’s Concrete Future 2050 Net Zero Roadmap.   A shortlist will now be drawn up from the applications by the GCCA and its member companies of the most promising and depl...

GCCA launches 2nd Innovandi Open Challenge

15 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has launched its second Innovandi Open Challenge and this year is asking for start-ups to team up with the cement industry to develop innovations for new materials and ingredients for low carbon concrete to accelerate the race to net zero.  Start-up businesses from outside the cement and concrete sector are being invited to put forward their ideas and innovations by 30 May 2023. A selection from the entrants will be made on 30 June 2023, b...

GCCA holds its Innovandi Open Challenge 'Demo Day'

19 October 2022, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has revealed the latest results of its first ever Innovandi Open Challenge, its industry accelerator that partnered six start-ups from around the world with GCCA members to develop and commercialise new decarbonisation technologies.  The two-day ‘Demo Day’ event took place at VDZ’s (German Cement Association) headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany, and showcased the positive progress made by the six consortia during the Open Challenge, which ...

Innovandi launches online workshops

30 June 2020, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association’s research network, Innovandi has launched a week of online workshops to take place from 29 June to 03 July.   The event is expected to see 40 international scientific institutions and 30 leading industry players from across the cement and concrete sector come together to set the key themes for future research projects to improve sustainability and decrease CO 2  emissions.   "Concrete is fundamentally important to our world today and will play a ...

GCCA launches 'Innovandi - the GCC Research Network'

11 October 2019, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has today announced the formation of Innovandi - the Global Cement and Concrete Research Network (GCCRN).   The network ties together the cement and concrete industry with scientific institutions to drive and support global innovation with actionable research, building on the industry's long-held commitment to ensuring a sustainable future. These comittments include, achieving an 18.3 per cent reduction in CO 2 per tonne of cementitious prod...