The launch event of the Renovalt project was held on 31/01/2019 in the presence of Mr Pierre-Yves Jeholet, minister, among other things, of innovation, employment and training. This event was a great opportunity for the entire team of project partners to present their objectives to an audience made up of construction professionals.

After a visit to the IFAPME Isnes training centre, the guests had a chance to find out about the issues involved in this cross-border project thanks to various presentations:

  • Introduction by minister Pierre-Yves Jeholet
  • General presentation of the Interreg F-W-VL programme by Lucie Maurel (Interreg technical team)
  • Presentation of the project by Denis De Backer – Project leader IFAPME
  • Round table attended by various project participants:
    • Nicole Roland – Administrator General IFAPME
    • Michel Heukmes – Project leader CAP Construction
    • Alain Laporte – President BTP-CFA Grand Est
    • Francis Carnoy – Director General CCW
    • Jean-Marc Schaffner – President FFB Grand Est

The various discussions covered the main themes of the Renovalt project:

  • energy renovation
  • alternance training
  • recognition of skills
  • mobility
  • innovations in the construction sector and in education
  • cross-border collaboration

The participants enjoyed a drink together after the presentations. This provided an opportunity to officially launch the project in a friendly atmosphere!