Bentley Systems Announces the Year in Infrastructure 2021 Founders’ Honorees

EXTON, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#YII2021–Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced the Year in Infrastructure 2021 Founders’ Honorees. During the 2021 Year in Infrastructure and Going Digital Awards virtual event today, 22 Founders’ Honorees were recognized, representing organizations or individuals whose undertakings contribute notably to infrastructure advancement and/or environmental/social development goals.

Bentley Systems founders Keith and Greg Bentley, and Bentley’s Director of ES(D)G Rodrigo Fernandes, reviewed the compelling credentials of 18 Honorees selected from 230 organizations who submitted nominations for the company’s annual Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure program. Chief Acceleration Officer Santanu Das recognized three Honoree organizations respectively for Infrastructure IoT, iTwin Enterprise, and iTwin Entrepreneur. Nick Smallwood, CEO, on behalf of the U.K.’s Infrastructure and Projects Authority, was honored for ES(D)G Advocacy.

The Year in Infrastructure 2021 Founders’ Honorees are:

ES(D)G Honoree for Affordable and Clean Energy

Fujian Yongfu Power Engineering Co., Ltd.

Fujian Changle Zone C Offshore Wind Farm

Changle/Fuzhou, Fujian, China

ES(D)G Honoree for Climate Action

Evides NV

Pumping Energy Optimization and CO2 Reduction Evides Case Study

Rotterdam, Netherlands

ES(D)G Honoree for Sustainable Cities and Communities


Tree Modeling and Feature Extraction Using Mobile Mapping

Mendoza, Argentina

For 4D Design Review

PT MRT Jakarta (Perseroda)

MRT Jakarta Phase II

Jakarta, Indonesia

For 4D Digital Twins Advancement


TH 169: Redefine Elk River

Elk River, Minnesota, United States

For As-Operated Digital Twin

CNOOC Energy Development Design and R&D Center

Digital Twin Project of the FPSO Offshore Oil Gathering and Transportation Platform

South China Sea, Guangdong, China

For Collaborative Success


Wood Bentley Digital Community Collaborative Portal

United Kingdom

For Comprehensive Collaboration

CES_SDC Pte Ltd & AECOM Singapore Pte Ltd

Tuas Water Reclamation Plant – Contract C4A – BioSolids & Digesters


For Comprehensive Project Digital Twin

China Railway First Survey and Design Institute Group Co., Ltd.

Application of BIM Technology in the Design of Xi’an-Shiyan High-Speed Railway

Xi’an, Lantian, Shangluo, Shanyang, and Shiyan; Shaanxi and Hubei; China

For Digital Adaptation

AFRY & Tyréns Consortium

East Link

Stockholm, Sweden

For Digital Integrator

Mott MacDonald and National Grid

London Power Tunnels 2

London, United Kingdom

For Digital Twins R&D

Shanghai Investigation, Design & Research Institute Co., Ltd.

The Application of Digital Twin Technology in the Full Lifecycle of Offshore Wind Power Projects

Beijing, China

For ES(D)G Advocacy

Nick Smallwood (on behalf of Infrastructure and Projects Authority)

Infrastructure and Projects Authority

United Kingdom

For Global Future-proofing

Brigantium Engineering

ITER: In-Pit Activities for Tokamak Assembly

St. Paul-les-Durance, Bouches-du-Rhone, France

For Going Digital in Education

Center for Industrial Technological Studies and Services No. 33

CETIS 33 BIM Workshop

Mexico City, Mexico

For Infrastructure IoT

GZA GeoEnvironmental

United States

For iTwin Enterprise

Consilience Analytics

United States

For iTwin Entrepreneur


United States

For National Digital Twin

Singapore Land Authority

Advancing Singapore National 3D Reality Mapping for a Changing World


For Pandemic-proof Execution

PT Hutama Karya (Persero)

Modification of Surabaya – Gresik Toll Road Interchange

Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia

For Project Delivery Visibility

Zachry Industrial, Inc., a Zachry Group Company

Golden Pass LNG Export Project

Sabine Pass, Texas, United States

For Virtuoso Invention

NP Singh

GMW Pvt. Ltd.


To view the project descriptions and access the images, visit the Founders’ Honorees webpage. Detailed descriptions of all nominated projects will be published in the print and digital versions of Bentley’s 2021 Infrastructure Yearbook in early 2022. To review the past editions of this publication, access Bentley’s Infrastructure Yearbooks.

Watch the executive sessions and the Going Digital Awards finalists’ presentations from the 2021 Year in Infrastructure and Going Digital Awards virtual event on-demand here.


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About Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, Seequent’s leading geosciences software portfolio, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $800 million in 172 countries.

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