Furniture and Woodworking Cluster Partnership

On 29 October 2019, an international conference Furniture and Woodworking Cluster Partnership was held in Brno, organized by the Cluster of Czech Furniture Manufacturers, cooperative. The program of the event was focused mainly on establishing new business contacts, sharing examples of good practice and experience in the field of furniture, interior design, innovations and especially on establishing a new international partnership among the participating clusters.

As part of the afternoon program, the furniture clusters from the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden signed a Memorandum on Cooperation in the furniture and woodworking sector, which established the international platform Furniture and Woodworking Cluster Partnership. The Italian Cluster Arredo e Sistema Casa has also supported the establishment of the partnership, signed the Memorandum on Cooperation additionally and thus become the fifth founding member of the international platform. As emphasized by Lucia Haraslínová, Chairwoman of the Cluster of Czech Furniture Manufacturers, the basic motivation for establishing a partnership was an international cooperation in the field of scientific research, technology transfer and know-how transfer, as well as preparation of joint international projects leading to Europesn Strategic Cluster Partnership.

The founding members of the partnership are:

 

The Furniture and Woodworking Cluster Partnership is an open partnership in which other clusters can join. The partnership is open to clusters focusing on furniture, woodworking and interior design.

Contact person: Monika Perďochová, e-mail: perdochova@furniturecluster.cz

Link to the concluded Memorandum HERE