Launched at the end of 2015, Matching UP, our open innovation program, met with enthusiasm for its first edition. We received more than 140 applications, 28 coaches got in on the action, working alongside 24 innovative startups. The purpose of their collaboration? To purpose and present a co-development R&D project, a trial, or a commercial partnership, […]
Friday October 26th, 2018
Renovation of the Carnavalet museum – History of Paris: one of the greatest cultural construction sites of Paris
This is the oldest museum in Paris, and also the biggest culturally significant construction project currently under way. The Carnavalet museum – History of Paris will reopen in late 2019-early 2020 after major renovations, some of which are being performed by Ouvrages Publics (Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction). Worksite visit.
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