Project title:

Supporting recovery and business transformation of lighting & furniture SMEs for the Europe Industry of Tomorrow

Project acronym:



September 2022 – August 2025

Program / Financer:

Single Market Program (SMP)

Call: Joint Cluster Initiatives (EUROCLUSTERS) for Europe's recovery (SMP-COSME-2021-CLUSTER)


  • European Lighting Cluster Alliance - Elca
  • Cluster Lumiere Association
  • Cluster d'il luminacio de Catalunya – Cicat
  • Rete di Imprese Luce In Veneto
  • Business Upper Austria - Oo Wirtschaftsagentur Gmbh
  • Hygia Consult SRL
  • Cluster Legno, Arredo e Sistema Casa Fvg SRL Consortile

Countries where activities are carried out:

  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain
  • Austria
  • Romania

General project objective:

The project aims to accelerate and support SMEs in their adoption of advanced technologies and business models based on circularity.

Hygia involvement:

  • implementation activities:
    • data collection from SMEs in the furniture industry in Romania,
    • development of 2 implementation guides for new technologies for product and service development,
    • organization of selection calls for the implementation of digital transformation vouchers,
    • organizing a hackathon in Romania for innovation in the furniture and lighting sector,
    • coordinating communication and dissemination activities.