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Applying open standards to INNOVAte FUrNiture business processes

Objective

INNOVAFUN will build industrial consensus on the innovative funStep standard-based solution, facilitating the integration of open standards in the furniture industry into the design of new products and services. The project identifies new services for a better improvement in business processes, implementing an action plan for its harmonization, and delivering outreach activities supported by focused user-oriented material.

INNOVAFUN strategic objectives are:
- Facilitate SME's integration and adoption of the funStep standard-based solutions
- Lead SMEs to a better position in the competitive global market, stimulating the innovation by improving their business processes
- Develop and execute an action plan for the exploitation of the funStep standard by promoting business practices and services and providing practical guidance for their implementation

The objectives will be achieved through:
- Identification and evaluation of common business process requirements to help companies becoming more competitive
- Building on innovative solutions, facilitating the integration of the funStep standard into the design of new business practices and services and supporting novel business networking activities
- Implementing Outreach actions to provide the furniture industry with complete awareness on the advantages of integrating funStep standard-based solutions

Call for proposal

FP6-2005-INNOV-8
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Funding Scheme

CA - Coordination action

Coordinator

ASOCIACION DE INVESTIGACION Y DESARROLLO EN LA INDUSTRIA DEL MUEBLE Y AFINES
Address
Benjamin Franklin 13
Paterna
Spain

Participants (7)

INSTITUTO DE DESENVOLVIMENTO DE NOVAS TECNOLOGIAS
Portugal
Address
Campus Da Caparica, Quinta Da Torre, Monte De Caparica
Caparica
FIRA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
United Kingdom
Address
Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley
High Wycombe
DESIGN MARKET EUROPE AB
Sweden
Address
David Bagares Gata 5
Stockholm
FEDERMOBILI SOCIETA' DI SERVIZI SRL
Italy
Address
C.so Venezia, 49
Milano
FUNDACIÓN COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA - REGIÓN EUROPEA
Spain
Address
C/caballeros, 9
Valencia
UNION EUROPÉENNE DE L'AMEUBLEMENT
Belgium
Address
Rue Royale 163
Brussels
UNIVERSITÉ HENRI POINCARÉ NANCY I
France
Address
Rue Lionnois 24-30
BP 60120 Nancy