Our academic network
Collaborating with the world’s brightest minds
We understand the importance of collaboration to achieve true innovation. That’s why we partner with leading academic institutions around the world to advance sustainable construction.
Driving the next generation of decarbonized construction
At Holcim, we are working with a network of over an extended network of universities around the world. Working in a range of fields from civil engineering to sustainable construction and materials science, our academic network is an incubator for next-generation technologies. These collaborations help us expand our ranges of innovative, low-carbon building products and solutions on our path to net-zero.
We are committed to making our collaboration mutually beneficial for our partner institutions and our business to benefit our industry and society as a whole. Each year we mentor more than 20 PhD students in sustainable design and construction. We are delighted to count some of these bright minds among our current employees, helping them turn their visionary innovations into a reality.
Interested in joining our academic network?
We are continuously expanding our academic network and looking for innovative institutions to join us in building a progress for people and the planet.
Successful collaborative projects
Holcim Foundation: uniting the world’s ambitious thinkers
The Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction promotes thought leadership on topics like infrastructure space and re-materializing construction. We hold dynamic forums for established and budding architects, engineers, urban planners and construction specialists. The Foundation also presents awards for the most innovative sustainable construction projects.