Launch of first innovation trophies HLM




The social Union for habitat, the group Caisse des Dépôts, Caisse d’epargne, Arkéa Bank Corporate and Institutional, and GRDF have just launched the first Innovation Trophies Hlm. Who can participate ? In what categories ? Here’s what you need to know.
New to the 78th Congress, public HOUSING which is held this year in Strasbourg. The event will be marked by the presentation of the first Innovation Trophies organised by the social Union for habitat, the group Caisse des Dépôts, Caisse d’epargne, Arkéa Bank Corporate and Institutional, and GRDF. The awards will be presented on September 28, 2017.
The idea of this contest is “toreward the most innovative ideas being implemented in the Hlm organizations, in partnership with companies or associations, “explain the organizers in a press release dated may 23, 2017. They remind us that “innovation in social housing is plural” and that it “declines in technical innovations, technological, architectural, but also social and environmental” and “pmakes shape through new products, new services and modes of action renewed“. These trophies need to “make visible and value the abundance of initiatives in the social housing sector“, complement.

 

Who is this competition ?

Innovation trophies HLM are addressed to the organizations and economic actors.

 

What are the relevant categories ?

The competition will award three prizes : that of the technical innovation, that of innovation and social innovation linked to the local development.

 

How to participate ?

 

They have until June 16, 2017 to file their application by mail to the following address : tropheesinnovation@union-habitat.org.
The records will then be reviewed mid-July by a selection committee, which will identify the 9 finalists on the basis of innovations in the concrete, already experienced, adaptable, and reproducible.

 

The 9 finalists will present their project on the 28th of September at the Congress of Strasbourg, under the form of a pitch to 180 seconds, on the model of “my thesis in 180 seconds”. The delegates present will vote on the outcome of the submissions to decide the winners.




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