The Innovation Competition in Construction Engineering and Management (ICCEM) is a high-level innovation competition, targeting graduates and undergraduates majored in civil engineering and construction management. It is sponsored by Hong Kong Gammon Construction Limited, organized by the Tsinghua University Department of Construction Management, the Tsinghua University School of Civil Engineering, and undertaken by both the Postgraduate Student Union and Student Association of Science and Technology in the Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management, Tsinghua University.
Since the first competition in 2007, it has been successfully held for nine years. Originated from Tsinghua University, it has become a nationwide competition since 2009. A large number of students from Chinese top universities have participated in this competition. With rich experience, the organizing committee further promoted the 5th competition to an influential international one in 2011.
So far, more than 300 groups from worldwide have participated in the completion, including students from Tsinghua University, Tongji University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Southeast University, the University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Sungkyunkwan University, University of Technology Malaysia, Pennsylvania State University and other top universities around the world.
ICCEM covers various domains concerning construction engineering and management, such as construction technologies, construction management, laws and regulations, urban planning and management, and urban economics and real estate.