The best real estate and construction tech companies in Europe

BUILTWORLD is the leading innovation ecosystem for connecting cross-disciplinary experts to engage and drive innovation to shape the built world of tomorrow. This includes planning, construction, financing, investment, management and marketing of real estate and projects. We are questioning the established, go new ways and shape the change for the positive for humans and their built world. The real estate and construction industry today is characterised by lack of transparency and uncertainty about the future. We create transparency and promote exchange on business models and technologies.We are looking for the best real estate companies. Do you have what it takes to elevate the demand for ground-breaking innovation across the built world life cycle?



Grow your construction technology or real estate technology business by joining the BUILTWORLD Innovation Contest 2020 Europe.
Are you focusing on digital solutions and products for real estate and construction? Apply now in one of our categories:

  • Engineering & Project Management
  • Procurement & Construction
  • Construction Machinery
  • Building Materials
  • Building Technologies
  • Building Operations
  • Asset Management
  • Research & Valuate
  • Invest & Finance
  • Market
  • Next City Solutions

All proptech and contech applications will be reviewed by major European real estate experts. Be part of the Innovation Contest and win a spot on the PropTechMap or ConTechMap.



20 December 2019

Technology Scouting & Application

22 March 2020

End of Application period and start of Evaluating

03 April 2020

End of Evaluating

28 – 29 May 2020

Prepitch in Berlin

Conditions of Participation

    • The company’s headquarter must be in Europe.


    • Companies must not be older than 5 years and they must demonstrate growth development.


    • The participating startups must offer a software and/or a hardware that provides a solution to the BUILTWORLD.


    • The company’s product must be placed into one of the BUILTWORLD categories.


    • Over 50 % of the participating startup must be privately owned, in other words, belong to an individual person or the founders (100 % for sole proprietorship).


    • The startup’s turnover from the previous business year must be lower than 10 million euros.


    • The company’s current valuation must be lower than 30 million euros.


    • Winners of the Real Estate Innovation Contest 2017, 2018 and 2019 cannot apply for a new award.



What Startups Say

Dan Gildoni
CEO & Co-Founder at Placense
»Joining BUILTWORLD was a major factor in Placense’s growth. Our ability to stand out and present our new vision to the most relevant people in the industry would have been a mission impossible without them. Joining BUILTWORLD is a necessity for any proptech startup.«

Chakra Banerjee
CEO at Tower360
» BUILTWORLD provides a fantastic opportunity for startups to showcase their technology. Tower360 has received a significant boost to media coverage and our client pipeline within weeks.«

Mikus Opelts
CEO at Giraffe360
»The Innovation Contest by BUILTWORLD was a massive opportunity and exposure for Giraffe360. We had a chance to get in front of industry leading companies from all Europe. Extremely productive and valuable contest!«