Project title:

Centre of Excellence for Furniture – Transylvanian Furniture Cluster

Project acronym:



October 2022-December 2023

Program / Financer:

Competitiveness Operational Program

Priority axis 1. Research, technological development and innovation (CDI) in support of economic competitiveness and business development

Investment priority: PI1a: Strengthen research and innovation (R&I), infrastructure and capacities to develop R&I excellence, as well as promote competence centres, especially those of European interest

Specific Objective: OS1.1. Increasing RDI capacity in the areas of smart specialization and health

Action: 1.1.1 Large CD infrastructures


  • Transylvanian Furniture Cluster Association
  • Hygia Consult SRL
  • Antare Romania SRL
  • E-Laborator Feeria SRL
  • Basic Point SRL
  • Tesagon International SRL
  • Serban și Asociații SRL
  • Fast Forward Editorial SRL

Countries where activities are carried out:

  • Romania
  • US
  • Canada
  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • France
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Malaysia
  • Macedonia
  • Serbia
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Hungary
  • Spain

General project objective:

Consolidation of the position of the Transylvanian Furniture Cluster - an innovative cluster of European interest, through the development and operationalization of the first Centre of Excellence for Furniture (CEM) in Romania until the end of 2023.

Hygia involvement:

The Hygia team was involved in the development of the project idea, continuing to support the initiative by carrying out the project management activity. Moreover, Hygia Consult decided to be actively involved in exploitation activities, namely the organization of events specifically relevant to the project's activity, the planning of national and international trips in order to promote the project with the aim of achieving the established objectives, in collaboration with the Cluster Mobilier Transilvan Association and the other partners involved in the project.