• The VMAD has been awarded the Rural Centre of Excellence label by the Government. This system aims to support dynamic rural initiatives and to encourage innovation. It has constituted an indispensable boost for the project.
  • The Town of Desvres has been awarded the "Ville et Métiers d’Art” label. Since 1997, Desvres has enjoyed this arts and crafts city label, by highlighting the know-how involved in ceramics.
  • The VMAD business incubator received the charter of the European Business and Innovation Centre of the Pas-de-Calais on 18th November 2010.