Startup Speed Dating

Smart Automation

Smart Automation with VINCI Energies

The challenge

In an increasingly digital and networked world, innovative solutions are the key to optimizing and transforming industrial processes, construction projects and inspection activities. VINCI Energies, your partner at the intersection of energy, digitalization and industrial technology, is looking for startups in the field of smart automation. Our mission is to drive the digital and energy-efficient transformation of industries through innovative technologies that increase efficiency and improve sustainability.

What we are looking for

We invite start-ups that foster smart automation with their hardware and software solutions in the following fields:

  • Inspection & Maintenance
  • Digital Construction
  • Industrial, IT & Energy Infrastructure

Including, but not limited to the following technologies:

  • Autonomous Systems
  • Digital Twin Technology
  • SaaS Solutions
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • IT/OT Security
  • New Environmental Tech

Why VINCI Energies is the right partner for your startup

VINCI Energies is at the forefront of digital and energy transformation, offering a wide range of resources and networks. Our venture-client approach allows us to work together on real projects, focusing on the rapid integration and scaling of your solutions. Therefore we are especially looking for startups that that have already tested their solutions in the field. Working with VINCI Energies gives you

  • Access to an extensive network of industry experts and potential customers
  • The opportunity to test and develop your solutions in real use cases
  • Support from our expertise in integrating complex systems
  • The chance to become part of an ecosystem that promotes and realizes innovation

Take advantage of the fast-track process of our Startup Connect program to gain access to the VINCI Energies network and thus customer projects, become a supplier or let us enter go-to-market business partnerships.

Your idea fits “Smart Automation”?

Does this approach work for you? Register until 26th of May and submit your proposal. The most promising candidates will be selected for 1:1 remote meetings with our business units and experts end of June/beginning of July (will be announced soon).

Please send us a description of your company, your technology and how it can be used in our priority areas. Also describe how a partnership with VINCI Energies could accelerate your growth and success.

Together, we can shape the digital transformation and develop sustainable, efficient solutions to today’s challenges. We look forward to hearing from you and perhaps shaping the future together.

As our external partner, HighTech Startbahn GmbH (HTSB) oversees “Smart Automation” and, in close coordination with VINCI Energies, handles direct communication with interested startups.

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Alexander Tietze
+49 172 354 4964
Urla Zähr
+49 172 249 6207

About VINCI Energies

VINCI Energies is one of the four divisions representing VINCI S.A., one of the world’s leading construction, construction-related services and concessions groups. VINCI Energies creates multi-technical solutions and services for energy, transport and communication infrastructure, as well as buildings, factories and IT systems.​ To promote its services and expertise, VINCI Energies has created four international brands focusing on four different business lines: Omexom for infrastructure, Actemium for industry, Axians for ICT and VINCI Facilities, along with local brands, for building solutions. These brands act and collaborate to develop innovations and environmental services.​ With an internal network of over 400 regionally based, agile and innovative Business Units in Germany, Austria & Switzerland we are making energy, industrial, transport and communication infrastructures, factories, buildings and information systems more reliable, secure, sustainable and efficient every day. Trust, respect and solidarity, the primacy of people over systems form the core of our identity as an entrepreneur.