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Innovations in Construction Sector

Keeping a pulse on activities around innovations in Construction sector is the key ingredient in informing strategies and making key business decisions. Corroborating signals from various business activities and further deducing key performance indicators, creates a 360° view around who’s and what’s of sector relevant innovations.

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Deals

Deals Volume
11

The trendline shows the deals activity related to the innovation by month for this industry. The count represents the number of deals in the last completed 12 months.

Patents

Patents
76,438
-21.00% MoM

The trendline shows the granted patent activity by month for this industry. The count represents the number of patents that were granted in the last completed 12 months.

Innovations Applied for IP Protection Recently

Innovations applied for IP protection tracks new noteworthy patent applications published recently in the Construction Sector including ground-breaking technologies and the company’s technological and strategic shift towards adoption of new technologies.

Bion receives a US patent which relates to a system and method to treat livestock waste. The present invention describes method and system for recovery and concentration of dissolved ammonium bicarbonate from a wastewater containing ammonia (NH3) using gas separation, condensation, and crystallization without the use of chemicals.

The invention relates to a novel ecological slope protection with efficient water purification function to control the pollution sources of basin water such as domestic sewage and surface runoff from both sides of the basin.

The invention relates to health sensing bathroom device and describes various bathroom devices for the collection of data. In one example, a mirror cabinet includes a mirror frame, a sensor cavity, and a controller. The sensor cavity attached to the mirror frame supports a sensor for detecting health condition of the users in proximity to the mirror cabinet. A controller analyzes data received from the sensor to determine the health condition.

Latest Venture Financing
  • RentSmallSmall Ltd
    $2M
  • Bluefox Bridgewater LLC
    $0.7M
  • Smart World Developers
    $30.38M
  • Nanjing Dishitai Optoelectronics Technology Co Ltd
    Undisclosed
  • Zhaimaofang
    SeriesA Undisclosed
  • RentSmallSmall Ltd
    $2M
  • Bluefox Bridgewater LLC
    $0.7M
  • Smart World Developers
    $30.38M
  • Nanjing Dishitai Optoelectronics Technology Co Ltd
    Undisclosed
  • Zhaimaofang
    SeriesA Undisclosed

Case Studies Involving Key Innovations

Spotlight

Larsen & Toubro Ltd, Caterpillar Inc and Vinci SA are amongst the top companies who are fastest in embracing disruption caused by emerging themes and creating value

GlobalData  captures news, deals, filings, jobs, patents, and social media signals etc. and gathers the activities around innovation-led initiatives supported in the respective organizations. Our analysis suggests that Larsen & Toubro Ltd has been most upfront in adopting emerging technologies amongst its peers.

Internet of Things, Cloud and Cybersecurity are the themes attracting most investment in the last five years

Data from March 2017 onwards

Note: GlobalData captures various data sets such as deals, filings, jobs, patents. Each data set score is combined (𝑥𝑠𝑐𝑎𝑙𝑒𝑑) to provide an overall weighted-average exposure score. The scores are then used to show the colors on the heat map and represent the level of exposure in which a darker shade represents higher levels of exposure while a lighter shade represents lower levels of exposure. Each cell in any respective column indicates the relative Company Investment Intensity of the ten tech themes compared across the list of companies for that theme.

Themes Deal Value(US$m)
Internet of Things 313,746.0
Cloud 299,827.0
Cybersecurity 243,488.8
Artificial Intelligence 221,013.0
Big Data 216,176.3
Virtual and Augmented Reality 129,238.8
Robotics 47,981.5
Blockchain 12,810.7

Formwork & Shuttering is driving the growth in Construction space

The sectorial representation of the Construction industry based on growth in patenting activity and number of deals show, Grouts and Mortars as the emerging sector. Having less patent records, Drainage, Rainwater & Sewage, marks presence as the innovation sector with highest growth in patenting activity and deal size.

Energy & Utilities and Insulation Products are the leading sectors with more than 1 hundred deals in last five years

Data from March 2017 onwards

Note: Bubble size represents the number of deals for that sector during the past five years.

Sectors No of Deals
Energy & Utilities 8,250
Insulation Products 196
Earthmoving Equipment 195
Air Conditioning 89
Drainage, Rainwater & Sewage 40
Grouts and Mortars 34
Transport, Lifts & Escalators 29
Groundwork, Foundations, Piling 29
Toilets & Bidets 24
Formwork & Shuttering 7
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