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Last edited 30 Nov 2017
The Largest Hurdles in the Industry – Thoughts on the Future of Construction
CEOs and high-level executives of established construction companies and start-ups explain what they expect will be the largest hurdles in the future of the engineering and construction industry. In their eyes there are several hurdles which makes the crucial adoption of innovative technologies in this still very traditional industry more difficult. Among these hurdles are low investments in R&D due to project driven business models or the shortage of skilled labor.
- Written by
Till Zupancic, Project Manager Future of Construction, World Economic Forum | Michael Max Buehler, Head of Infrastructure and Urban Development Industries, World Economic Forum
--Future of Construction 14:13, 30 Nov 2017 (BST)
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