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A Finnish Extended Reality company is looking for furniture manufacturers in Europe to participate in the SILEO 1st Open Call for Advanced Tech Projects


Closed for EoI
Profile Type
Research & Development Request
POD Reference
Term of Validity
1 March 2024 - 1 March 2025
Company's Country
Type of partnership
Research and development cooperation agreement
Targeted Countries
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General information

Short Summary
A Finland based Extended Reality (XR) company is looking for furniture manufacturers (NACE Code - C31) from Europe to participate in cascade funding call for advanced technologies.

The goal is to develop a prototype and/or pilot application using AI for furniture companies to improve sales and/or design process.

Deadline of the call is 12 April 2024.
Full Description
This SILEO Call for Proposals is a unique opportunity for the EU Furniture SMEs to effectively uptake the selected advanced technologies (or digital solutions) into their business through one of the following activities:

1) Prototyping of new products or services
2) Pilot application
3) Prototyping + Pilot application

The company is looking for furniture manufacturers in Europe to apply for the SILEO 1st Open Call for Advanced Tech Projects. The call will fund each project up to € 10.500.

The program expects solutions to start from TRL4. The company has already reached this level recently and is looking to pilot/prototype solution with a new partner.

The company is focused on AR and AI based solutions for redesigning interior spaces. For example using company´s AR based platform the client or their client can quickly sketch and visualize new layout designs for home, office or factory spaces e.g. in kitchen sales for consumers or equally in B2B industrial sales. The 3D layout can be rapidly prototyped with different stakeholders and clients mobile and web tools. In this program the intention is to focus on trialling AI based visualization of products and solutions using images.
Advantages and Innovations
The solution's targets are better customer service and/or cost cutting in businesses that require customer visits.

The company has previously worked successfully on various EU-based projects with European partners.
Stage of Development
Lab tested
Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGoal 13: Climate ActionGoal 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGoal 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

Partner Sought

Expected Role of a Partner
A furniture manufacturer interested in digitization of sales and/or design process using AI.

Willing to work alongside us to trial the technology.
Type and Size of Partner
SME 11-49SME <=10SME 50 - 249
Type of partnership
Research and development cooperation agreement

Call details

Framework program
Horizon Europe
Call title and identifier
SILEO 1st Open Call for Advanced Technology Uptake Projects
Coordinator required
Deadline for EoI
Deadline of the call
Project duration in weeks
Web link to the call…


Technology keywords
01005006 - Visualisation, Virtual Reality01003003 - Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Market keywords
07004005 - Furnishing and Furniture09004002 - Office furniture and other professional furnishings07004003 - Home furnishing and housewares
Targeted countries