Demo Day CATALYST 2022

Discover the innovative companies that work with VINCI

Leonard is pleased to invite you on Thursday 23 June from 10.00 am to noon (CET) to discover what Leonard and the CATALYST program offer!

This mid-year event is a great opportunity to discover more about open innovation at VINCI and within the corporate ecosystem. We aim to illustrate the collaborations between the group and the innovative companies accelerated by the CATALYST program.


10 – 10.15 am – Introduction by Julien Villalongue, director of Leonard

10.15 am – 10.40 am – Interview between Leonard and Nova by Saint-Gobain:

  • Claude-Sébastien Lerbourg, external venture manager at Nova by Saint-Gobain
  • Guillaume Bazouin, head of innovative programs at Leonard

10.40 – 11.20 am – “The benefits of collaboration between innovative companies and large companies, and how to accelerate it”:

  • Philippe Erpelding, equipment director at Soletanche Bachy
  • Nicolas Wolff, health and safety director at Eurovia
  • Jean-Gil Contreras, development director at VINCI Energies Oil & Gas
  • Frédéric Delrieu, director of Sixense Platform Solutions

11.20 am to 12 pm – “Return of experience of collaborations between the VINCI Group and startups from the CATALYST program”

  • Raphaël Ventre, director of marketing and services at VINCI Autoroutes and Ignacio Granda Lutz, business development manager at RatedPower
  • Ludovic Laforet, director of maintenance at VINCI Construction Terrassement and David Temam, founder and CEO at Softsystems
  • Fabrice Butty, department manager at SRBG, Pierre Celton, department manager at Watelet TP and Marc Nègre, co-founder and CTO at Kraaft

What do we do?

The VINCI Group created Leonard to tackle the challenges posed by the transformation of regions and lifestyles. Our goal is to unite a community of key stakeholders in order to build the city of the future together.