This competition will be led by DOB and its new Code Innovation Committee, comprised of both public and private sector stakeholders and chaired by the Department. Applications will be reviewed by the Committee and the Department. Five semifinalists will be selected. Semifinalists will be invited to present their ideas at DOB’s Build Safe/Live Safe Conference on September 25, 2020.
Finalists and the winner will be announced this fall. The winner will be considered for future opportunities, such as technical support and prioritized assistance with introducing their technology to NYC’s design and construction industries. The winner will also be featured in upcoming DOB industry seminars and events highlighting the new frontier of building and construction safety.
New York City has nearly 1.1 million buildings – and counting. Let’s hear your ideas for making these structures safer for residents, workers, and visitors alike.