Bouygues Construction and Centrale Lille recently inaugurated the Construction 4.0 Chair, a partnership that represents the culmination of a 15-year relationship widely supported by the region and city. Two theses are already in the works. We met with the PhD students behind them.
FabLab: Encouraging employee innovation
FabLab: stimulating creativity at local level
Friday March 17th, 2017
FabLab: educational innovation for students
Following our series on FabLabs, those novel laboratories promoting creation and collaboration in support of an innovation ecosystem.
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The “Maison des femmes”, or “women’s home”, inaugurated in Saint-Denis at the beginning of July 2016 after a year of construction works, is finally ready to welcome and care for female victims of violence and mutilation. Here is a look back on this project led by a committed woman, the Doctor Ghada Hatem, and supported […]
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