3D Repo Kicks Off Award Season Winning TechFest ‘Start-Up of the Year’ Award

TechFest 2018

TechFest 2018

London, 01 October 2018 – 3D Repo is celebrating after beating off strong opposition to scoop the Start-Up of the Year Award at the Festival of Innovation and Technology (TechFest) 2018. Commercial Director Andrew Norrie gave a short presentation alongside representatives from fellow start-ups Aphex, Bass Stone, Converge and the Square Construction, before being presented with the award at the Gala Reception. TechFest took place on the 19th September at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel London.

TechFest 2018, which was billed as providing an inspiration for knowledge-hungry civil engineers, featured a key-note presentation from Hamid Mughal, Director of Global Manufacturing at Rolls Royce as well as presentations from Transport from London, the National Infrastructure Commission and Tideway London. Two live judging hubs saw submissions from Mott MacDonald, Amey, Costain and Bryden Wood and event sessions included Accelerator Pitches and a Graduate Challenge. TechFest is organised by New Civil Engineer, part of EMAP.

3D Repo is also pleased to announce that is has made the shortlist for Building Information Modelling (BIM) Product of the Year at the 2018 Construction Computing Awards. You can vote for them here:

Affectionately known as ‘the Hammers’, the awards showcase and reward the technology, tools and solutions for the effective design, construction, maintenance and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social housing and civil engineering projects of all sizes. In 2017 3D Repo was judged ‘One to Watch Company of 2017’ by a panel of peers and industry experts recognising the role of the tech disruptor in advancing the use of the web for sharing essential construction information.

3D Repo is the multi award-wining company behind the cloud based BIM platform that allows users to access the latest 3D models and make real time changes and informed decisions online. Often described as an online knowledge base, the 3D Repo platform is different from other collaboration tools as it uses a component-based database – meaning that information is live, useful and accessible throughout the entire project lifecycle.


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