The partners that make up the project


  • Mouvement des Entreprises de France Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is the leading regional network at the service of business and entrepreneurship. It represents companies of all sizes and all sectors of activity in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Respecting the local ecosystem, MEDEF AURA supports businesses in the region in their development and accompanies them in various spheres of activities like: recruitment, training, human capital development, financing, external and  international growth, recovery, etc.

  • FederlegnoArredo is the Italian Federation of Woodworking and Furniture industries. Founded in 1945, it associates more than 2100 enterprises, ranging from SMEs to industry leaders, and includes 11 sectoral associations, 5 affiliated associations and a Young Entrepreneurs Group. Through its affiliate society (Federlegno Arredo Eventi SPA) ,they organize the biggest international fair for the furniture sector, the Salone del Mobile.Milano.

  • COSMOB is a Technological Centre for the wood and furniture sector.

    Key competences: 

    Research and technology Innovation, quality of materials, products and processes, thanks to the Technological Laboratory for Quality, professional training, product design and rapid prototyping (within the new FabLab) and internationalization   

  • Fabunio - Hungarian Wood and Furniture Union is an NGO that was founded in 1990 and by now has more than 100 members.

    Our activities are focused on four main areas:

    Fabunio Skills - sharing knowledge
    Fabunio Junior - youth education
    Fabunio Design - creative engagement
    Fabunio Business - advocacy

  • AMBIT – Living Spaces Cluster has the mission to contribute to improve the competitiveness of furniture producers and companies along all interiors value chain. It was created by wood and furniture sector companies’ associations and public entities as a non-profit organization. It has 140 associated companies from the furnishings sector: furniture, carpentry, flooring, bathrooms, lighting and home textiles.

  • Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) is a university-level higher education institution based in the West of Ireland. GMIT has over 75 nationalities represented across five campuses in Galway and Mayo. GMIT employs 650 staff and has approximately 6,500 students and offers a variety of courses from Level 6 to 10 on the National Framework of Qualifications. GMIT engages in a wide range of research networks nationally and internationally.