Research on Concrete Construction Sika is engaged in the “Mesh Mould” project, in partnership with ETH Zurich and other partners, in developing a robotized construction method for building load-bearing concrete elements of any shape without formwork. In addition, Sika is cooperating with the University of Cádiz, Spain, National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), USA, and with the University of Sherbrooke, Canada, in concrete research.