• Innovation

Sacyr Innovation Summit: a meeting point with the innovation ecosystem

Sacyr Innovation Summit is the yearly evento where we share projects and ideas with the innovation ecosystem.

This year, the evento featured the participation of 12 innovation agents from seven different countries. These agents submitted the best solutions to the four business challenges issued by the company in the fourth edition of Sacyr iChallenges.

Sacyr iChallenges is one of the pillars of Sacyr’s innovation and digital transformation strategy, based on teamwork and co-creation with the innovation ecosystem on a global scale.

Outstanding turnout

This edition of iChallenges has received 245 proposals, from 25 different countries. After meticulously analyzing all the ideas, the company selected the 12 agents that best solved the challenges issued by the program.


These are the agents that presented their proposals at Sacyr Innovation Summit 2021:

Challenge 1: Generate. How to build and transform our lineal infrastructures into green energy generators that are self-sufficient and put power surplus at the service of the market?

Alpha 311 (U.K.), Greerail (Italy) and Lusoco (Netherlands) presented their solutions at Sacyr Innovation Summit, which were the best.

Challenge 2: Sustainable Campus. How can you transform the waste, water, and power cycles of big institutions like universities to minimize the carbon footprint and achieve energy independence on campus?

BDP EnviroTech LLC (U.K.), Heliatek (Germany), SEaB Power Ltd (U.K.) explained how they would tackle this challenge.

Challenge 3: Smart Inventory. How to optimize the elaboration of inventories of elements on the street?.

DotGIS (Spain), ESRI (Spain) and SEITECH Solutions SL (Spain) shared their solutions to have a Smart inventory.

Challenge 4: Natural Capital. How can we improve the valuation and management of the natural capital of Sacyr’s projects? 

ARIES-BC3 (Spain), Creando Redes SL (Spain) and NBI (Portugal) detailed their work on this challenge.


Next steps

The best submitted proposals will come to life in collaborations between the innovation agents and Sacyr.

Likewise, the Sacyr Foundation will recognize as part of the 11th edition of the Sacyr Innovation Awards, some of the initiatives submitted by the innovating community as part of the Sacyr iChallenges program.

For further information:



The recording of the event can be watched on our YouTube channel:  https://youtu.be/uXQoCcjQZUg


  • IChallenges
  • Challenges
  • Spain
Featured projects

We use our own and third party cookies for analytical purposes. Click on HERE for more information. You can accept all cookies by clicking the "Accept" button or set them up or refuse their use by clicking.

Cookie declaration

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Name Provider Purpose Expiration Type
LFR_Sesión_STATE_* Liferay Manage your session as a registered user Session HTTP
GUEST_LANGUAGE_ID Liferay Determines the language with which it accesses, to show the same in the next session 1 year HTTP
ANONYMOUS_USER_ID Liferay Manage your session as an unregistered user 1 year HTTP
COOKIE_SUPPORT Liferay Identifies that the use of cookies is necessary for the operation of the portal 1 year HTTP
JSesiónID Liferay Manages login and indicates you are using the site Session HTTP
SACYRGDPR Sacyr Used to manage the cookie policy Session HTTP

These cookies allow us to count visits and sources of circulation in order to measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most or least popular, and see how many people visit the site. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Name Provider Purpose Expiration Type
_gat Google It is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites Session HTTP
_gid Google It is used to store and update a unique value for each page visited Session HTTP
_ga Google This is used for statistical and analytical purposes for increasing performance of our Services Session HTTP