Improvement of Vocational Education and Training related to Ecodesign and Sustainable Production in the Furniture Sector


The ECO4VET project has studies the gap between the training needs of employees in the furniture sector in relation to ecodesign and sustainable manufacturing compared to the training programs that currently exist at a European level. Training contents have been developed to cover this gap, with a pilot training program having been run in five languages in various European countries.

Execution period: 01/12/2013 - 31/03/2016

Applicable results for companies

  • E-learning platform with training contents on ecodesign and sustainable manufacturing.
  • Pilot training program in five European countries.
  • Agreement (Memorandum of Understanding) for the standardized accreditation of a training program among the participating members


European Commission through the European Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) Lifelong Learning Programme (Leonardo da Vinci). Ref. 539774-LLP-1-2013-1-ES-LEONARDO-LMP.