28/10/2021

Concremat rises to 30th place among the 150 most innovative companies in Brazil according to Valor Inovação Brasil 2021 survey

For the fifth consecutive year, Concremat remains the only consulting engineering company among the five most innovative companies in Brazil in the Construction and Engineering category of the Valor Inovação Brasil ranking – ranking 4th in the 2021 edition of the award. In the overall ranking, Concremat rose to the 30th position – an expressive growth compared to last year, when it was in 71st place.

The survey, which is in its seventh edition and is promoted by the Valor Econômico newspaper and by the Strategy& consultancy, of the PwC group, evaluates the 150 companies that most invest in innovation in Brazil. This year, the survey had the support of the National Association for Research and Development of Innovative Companies (Anpei). In addition to the general ranking, the analysis identifies the degree of innovation of companies by operating segments, in a total of 23 sectors evaluated in 2021. Only companies with a minimum of 5% private capital and minimum net income of R$ 500 million participate in the survey.

This year, 226 companies signed up for the survey and answered the questionnaire prepared by the ranking organization. Between 2017 and 2021, the average grade of participants increased 12%, registering growth of 3% per year. In the comparison between 2020 and 2021, the jump was 7%.

The analyzes are guided by the concept of innovation adopted for the survey, which seeks to identify ideas and initiatives that create value for companies through new products, processes, business models and services. The 5 criteria used to evaluate companies, based on this concept, were strategic intention to innovate; the effort and resources allocated; the results achieved; citations between the participants themselves and patents published in the respective year. Network actions, related to how companies connect different businesses to innovation projects, are also considered.

Click here to see the full analysis of the overall ranking and the 23 sector rankings (in Portuguese only).