Holcim Innovation Hub, a space to accelerate sustainable building

The Holcim Innovation Hub - inaugurated in September 2023 - showcases Holcim’s sustainable building solutions and serves as a co-creation lab to accelerate low-carbon, circular and energy-efficient building worldwide.

Based in Holcim’s industry-leading R&D center in Lyon, France, the Innovation Hub is a place where key stakeholders across the construction value chain gather to advance net-zero building. It offers working spaces to host start-ups and think tanks to accelerate innovation together. It will also serve as an urban dialogue platform to explore the future of sustainable cities and their construction via interactive exhibits and events.

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It’s a very exciting time for the building sector, with so much momentum in innovation to advance sustainable solutions. At Holcim we want to partner with the best and brightest innovators to accelerate the transition to low carbon, circular and energy-efficient building. Our Innovation Hub, within our global R&D center, is designed to host partners from start-ups to architects to explore new solutions together.

Nollaig Forrest| Chief Sustainability Officer, Holcim

The immersive showroom showcases how Holcim’s innovative and sustainable building solutions are decarbonizing building across its entire lifecycle.

These range from low-carbon materials such as ECOPact concrete and ECOPlanet cement to help build better with less, to roofing, insulation and facade systems that drive energy efficiency to make our buildings sustainable in use. Driving circular construction, solutions such as ECOCycle, Holcim’s proprietary circular technology platform, are enabling the recycling of up to 100% construction demolition materials into new building solutions.

Through an annual program of events bringing together start-ups, think tanks and working groups, Holcim’s Innovation Hub will foster forward-looking exchanges with key stakeholders across the construction value chain to accelerate the shift to sustainable building.

Welcome to the Innovation Hub

Our flagship low-carbon concrete and cement with at least 30% less CO2 emissions

Building better with less with smart design such as TectorPrint and CPC

Advanced roofing systems making buildings more sustainable

Superior performance requiring up to 25% less water than traditional cement

Building new from old with circular construction

The latest technologies, including CCUS, to make construction more sustainable

Space to hold discussions and network

Space to unwind and connect with likeminded people

We are pushing the boundaries of innovation to shape the future of building.

We are at the forefront of decarbonizing building across its entire lifecycle.

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