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Impacts of the digital transformation in the wood furniture industry


The DIGIT-FUR project analyses the changes that will be brought about by the digitization of the wooden furniture industry in Europe in 2025. DIGIT-FUR will identify potential scenarios for the sector in 2025 as a consequence of digitization and study the effects on jobs, occupational risks and the skills and knowledge required by employees.

Execution period: 01/03/2017 - 28/02/2019

Applicable results for companies

Prior knowledge of how digitization will affect:

  • New processes and manufacturing technologies
  • Employment: new jobs and changes in existing positions
  • Professional risks in new jobs or their modifications
  • Skills and knowledge acquired by employees


European Commission Support for Social Dialogue Programme. Ref. VS/2017/0027