setec Group’s activity is marked by exceptional projects that push back the limits of technology. Its excellence and innovation have been recognized by numerous distinctions, including the prestigious FIDIC Century Award (a global engineering prize) for the Channel Tunnel, and the FIDIC Award of Merit and the Grand Prix National de l’Ingénierie (French engineering prize) for the Vuitton Foundation.
The Group has developed an ecosystem encouraging individual achievement, and employees are regularly honored in their specific areas of expertise.
Examples include :
. Bénédicte Danis, Female civil engineer of the year, 2015
. Laurence Dadillon, recipient of the French Legion of Honor
. Gérard Touzeau, 2017 ESTP (engineering school) trophy for promoting gender balance
. Pauline Bleicher, 2017 ESTP “audacity” trophy
Research and standardization: setec’s commitment
The Group contributes to national innovation and research projects internally and externally (Predit, Advancity, Rufex, Efficacity, Biogasmax, MINnD and RAILENIUM): around 3% of the total hours worked by employees are focused on research and development.
Leading setec experts also participate in standardization groups (AFNOR) and working groups focusing on developing specific standards in our fields of activity at the national or European scale. Among the numerous topics involved are urban transport, safety and ticketing.