Access ConTech Innovation Hub

Construction Technology

What Is ConTech?

The Construction Industry Institute defines construction technology as "the collection of innovative tools, machinery, modifications, software, etc. used during the construction phase of a project that enables advancement in field construction methods, including semi-automated and automated construction equipment.


Access will become the foundation upon which startup companies will disrupt the global construction industry with new materials, processes and, means that will change the course of its future.

The strategic partnership with Shapir will expose the startups to real-life situations and the pressures of the industrial and commercial environment, constantly honing the new product specifications, accelerating the development processes and, helping the young companies reach the markets faster, better prepared, and ready for success.


Access focuses on identifying startups with the potential to disrupt the present industry status.
- A clear business plan
- have already a achieved a proof of concept/demo/prototype that supports their technological assumptions
- have obtained some funding from the founders, angels, Israel Innovation Authority
- founders that have innovative business or technological ideas, involved and highly motivated, proven execution skills
- advantage to balanced founding team

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Our Team

Dr. Ricardo Osiroff

CEO, ACCESS Construction Innovation Hub

Shai Lindner

CFO, The Shapir Group

Shapir Group


Shapir Civil And Marine Engineering Is Israel’s Leading Company In The Construction, Development, And Infrastructure Sector, With Proven Professional Experience In All Civil Engineering Fields. Shapir Was Founded In 1968, And Swiftly Gained Vast Experience In The Following Sectors: Bridges, Interchanges, Road Paving, Marine Works, Commercial Public Construction, And Apartment Buildings. Shapir Is Approved For Government Construction Projects, And Is Certified To The Following Quality Standards: ISO-9001-2008, ISO-18001, ISO-14001, ISO-17001.


Shapir Is A Leader In Long-Term Investments In Large-Scale Projects Carried Out In Cooperation With The Private And Public Sectors. This Includes Financing In Partnership With Leading Institutions, In Addition To Design, Construction, Ongoing Independent Maintenance, And Operation Of Projects For The Full Duration Of The Concession.
Shapir Currently Carries Out PFI (Private Finance Initiative) And BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) Projects.


Shapir’s Industry Division Manufactures Quarry Materials, Ready-Mix Concrete And Building Finishing Products, Prefabricated Elements From Prestressed And Precast Concrete, And Hot Mix Asphalt For Paving Roadways. All Manufacturing Processes Are Carried Out Under Strict Internal And External Quality Control Procedures By The Standards Institutition Of Israel. Shapir’s Industry Division Has Obtained ISO 9001-2008 Certification And Approval From The Standards Institution.

Real Estate Development

The Shapir Group Is A Leading Expert In The Development And Construction Of High Quality Apartment Buildings, And Is Currently Constructing Thousands Of Apartments In Various Projects Through Israel, Always Emphasizing Advanced Design Methods To Improve Residents’ Quality Of Life.