CENFIM (Home and contract furnishings cluster) promotes competitiveness in home and contract furnishing sectors through: market intelligence activities, innovation projects and training courses.
It is a private non profit foundation and its board is composed by company associations, university and public administration. CENFIM puts together 122 associated entities among knowledge providers and companies in home and contract furnishing sectors throughout all its value chain: manufacture of raw materials, auxiliary industry and manufacture of finished products (furniture, lighting, home textiles, flooring, decoration…) and distribution (B2B and B2C).
Market intelligence activities are focused on contract hospitality (hotel interiors). Several collaborative projects have been launched: marketplaces (InteriHOTEL), showrooms (WeContract), on-line platform (HiContract) and exporting (SENTINEL).
Moreover, the innovation topics are: interior products processes digitalization along all value chain, IoT products (smart home) and circular economy. CENFIM is participating in several EC projects on these topics: DIGIT-FUR, FURNIT-SAVER, ECO4VET, BOSS4SME.
CATALAN WATER PARTNERSHIP
CWP was launched in 2008, as a non profit strategic association business oriented, formed companies and research centres that work in sector of the sustainable use of water, which mission is to improve the competitiveness of its members.
In the CWP involves consultancies, centres of knowledge, equipment manufacturers and other entities involved in the water cycle and in the solutions for the sustainable use of water. The CWP promotes projects and multilevel collaborations, for developing innovative & sustainable solutions to the global water needs, in any part of the word.
We work from an innovative approach and with an international vision. Thus, we are continuously looking for establishing strategic alliances with companies and centres of knowledge from any part of the world, in order to identify opportunities that bring us together to a worldwide advanced position in the global market.
OOE Energiesparverband / Cleantech-Cluster
The Cleantech-Cluster (CTC) is the platform for energy and environmental technology companies in Upper Austria. It supports innovation, competitiveness and visibility of its partner companies. It contributes to market growth across the value chain in the fields of sustainable energy and environmental technologies.
Together, innovative, environmentally and economically sound solutions for the present and the future are developed and implemented. The cluster serves as an interface between companies, research and training institutions, decision-makers and users. The CTC initiates, promotes and coordinates the cooperation between the more than 250 partner companies.
FONDAZIONE TORINO WIRELESS
Torino Wireless manages the Regional ICT Innovation Cluster (Polo ICT) and the Italian Technology Cluster for Smart Communities (SmartCommunitiesTech), providing innovation-related services to companies, universities and research centers, public stakeholders and other relevant actors, with a special focus on complex projects related to Smart City.
Thanks to a deep knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the ICT Industry and to its direct collaborations with other Regional, National and International entities (incubators, trade associations, district coordinators, etc.), Torino Wireless is a key player in the creation and coordination of networks to implement growth and self- reliance mechanisms for high-tech companies.