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2023 BIM Africa Innovation Awards nominations now open

The 2023 BIM Africa Innovation Awards, which recognises exceptional individuals, projects, teams, and institutions in the African construction sector, is now open for nominations. Awards winners will be unveiled in Marrakech, Morocco, at the BIM Africa Summit (BAS) 2023 on 19 May.
Source: Gallo/Getty
Source: Gallo/Getty

Among others, members of the jury include:

  • Vikram Bhujun, MD of Prodesign, Mauritius
  • Dahbia Meddahi, founder and director of IPFIG Technological Innovations, Algeria
  • Vity Claude Nsalambi, vice-president of Ordem dos Arquitectos de Angola (OA)
  • Sileshi Tesema, vice-chairman of Ethiopian BIM Society (EBIMS)

Award categories

Outstanding Startup Award: Exceptional firms in an African country established less than five years and operating within the building and infrastructure industry with a results-backed record of an outstanding business product (software, hardware, service, equipment, etc.).

Innovation in the Built Environment:Exceptional projects or firms in an African country with a results-backed record of deploying the innovative use of digital design processes and systems, sustainability performance, and overall outcomes in architecture, engineering, construction, and operations (AECO) or the built environment.

Research Excellence Award: Exceptional individuals of African descent in academia (or a research team/project) that have developed and completed research works involving the deployment of innovative digital technologies and processes towards driving the building and infrastructure industry's transformation.

Best Woman in African Construction: Exceptional woman of African descent with outstanding performance, amazing feats, and/or immense contribution to the African construction industry's growth.

Other categories are also available involving corporate institutions, teams, individuals, students, researchers, projects, and government agencies.

Nominations close on Monday, 6 March. For more information on the 2023 BIM Africa Innovation Awards, click here.

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