France-HKUST Innovation Hub Seminar Series-talk on “ Discovering the ‘Chernobyl’s New Sarcophagus’”
Friday 28 April 2017     2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Room 6581, School of Engineering (Lift 29-30), HKUST

Invitation for discovering the “Chernobyl’s New Sarcophagus”


Building the impossible!30 Years after the Chernobyl disaster, VINCI (a French global player in concession and construction) has moved into position the Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement that is projected to last at least a 100 years. An engineering success and extremely complex structure built in a heavily contaminated area. This 36000 tons of structure will contain the radiation leaking from the concrete sarcophagus after the nuclear reactor failed in April 1986.



Laurent BOUTILLON, Scientific Director of Vinci Construction Grands Projects, invites you to learn how huge imagination and innovation coupled with relentless efforts and dedication enabled the design and delivery of an unprecedented one of a kind pioneering project.




Invitation for “So French So Innovative exhibition”


So French So Innovative is the showcase of the best innovations and technologies France has to offer. This interactive exhibition and forum invites visitors (business professionals, officials, the academia and the HK general public alike) to discover the latest and greatest from French Companies, from large corporates to startups across industry fields. Join us to learn, share and mingle with fellow forward-thinking minds and discover innovation the French way.

Admission is Free. For program details and session registration please visit

Where: LOFT22, 22/F, California Tower, 30-36 D'Aguilar St, Central, Hong Kong.