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Revitalisation of traditional industry: An open innovation framework for Slovenia’s furniture sector

This project will develop and implement an open-innovation framework to bring together users and furniture producers to develop solutions that meet users needs. 

Keywords: Open innovation, new business models, furniture sector, design

Objectives:

  • Identify state of the art in open innovation practices
  • Identify state of innovation and market situation in Slovenia’s furniture sector
  • Formulate open innovation framework for Slovenia’s furniture sector
  • Identify models to increase the uptake of digital strategies and data supported activities in the furniture sector
  • Conduct seminar/workshop series to disseminate findings, promote open innovation practices, and develop ideas for further refinement
  • Support new partnerships/value-chains in developing ideas identified in open innovation workshops