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Bechtel Partners with Station Houston to Support Next Generation of Innovators

  • 07 February 2018
    HOUSTON, Texas
  • Americas, Industry Leadership , Innovation, Press Release

Company to enhance opportunities for local startups

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), and Station Houston, Houston’s hub for technology and innovation, announced today the launch of a corporate partnership to connect local startups with industry experts. The partnership will focus on enhancing opportunities for local entrepreneurs through mentoring and engagement in solving EPC industry challenges. 

“Corporate engagement is a critical pillar in our vision to build an entrepreneurship ecosystem in Houston. Through our partnership with industry leaders like Bechtel, talented entrepreneurs will get access to leading expertise as they create solutions for problem-sets that will impact our economy in years and decades to come,” said John Reale, Station Houston’s Co-founder and CEO. 

“We are excited to work with Station Houston and its vibrant innovation community to create solutions for our industry’s biggest challenges, and inspire the next generation of innovators,” said David Wilson, Bechtel’s Chief Innovation Officer. 

The partnership will include a team of Bechtel innovators working with Houston entrepreneurs in workshops to advance innovative solutions for the industry.  

Station Houston is the local hub for technology startups, entrepreneurship, and innovation in Houston. We connect early stage technology startups & entrepreneurs with capital, customers & talent. Our vision is to transform Houston into a world-leading hub for tech innovation and entrepreneurship. This vision unfolds as a vibrant district where people live, work and play, with Station serving as the connective tissue fostering our culture of innovation. Launched in March of 2016, our membership includes more than 180 early stage startups, 400 members, 140 mentors, and strategic relationships with corporations that represent the key industries driving our city. 

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Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.  

Bechtel serves the Energy; Infrastructure; Manufacturing & Technology; Mining & Metals; and Nuclear, Security & Environmental markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

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