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DID -technological Cluster on Interiors and Design
Distretto Interni e Design / dID

Italy: Tuscany
IRENE BURRONI
Profile:
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Overview

About us

The Tuscan Tecnnological Cluster for Interiors and Design is focused on innovation and technological transfer related to interiors in the home / recreational vehicles / nautical sectors and design innovation in general. 

It is formed by 5 promotion centers and includes business associations. The participation of research organizations is strategic as the focus of DID is to bring competences to businesses, mainly SMEs, in order to develop R&D processes. 

Established - 11 July 2011
Staff in the management team - 6-10
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Competence development
  • Lifelong learning
  • On-the-job training
  • Vocational training

Cluster composition

  • 446
    Cluster Members
  • 380
    SME's
  • 20
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 20
    Large Companies
  • 19
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 5
    Number of civil society members
  • 22
    Other Ecosystem Actors
Legal form of the cluster organisation
Limited Liability Company (private or public)
Languages spoken
Chinese (Mandarin) English French Italian

Management team

Irene Burroni
IRENE BURRONI
Cluster Manager
ILARIA BEDESCHI
Project Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Manufacturing:C16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials - Manufacturing:C31 Manufacture of furniture - Construction:F41 Construction of buildings
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials:C1621 Manufacture of veneer sheets and wood-based panels - Manufacture of furniture:C3102 Manufacture of kitchen furniture - Education:P8532 Technical and vocational secondary education
Cross-sectoral industries
Digital Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Digital
Technology fields
A\: Human necessities:Furniture; domestic articles or appliances; coffee mills; spice mills; suction cleaners in general - B\: Performing operations; transporting:Nanotechnology - E\: Fixed constructions:Building - E\: Fixed constructions:Doors, windows, shutters, or roller blinds, in general; ladders - F\: Mechanical engineering; lighting; heating; weapons; blasting:Lighting
S3 EU priority areas
Cultural & creative industries:Support to link cultural & creative industries with traditional industries - Digital transformation:Artificial intelligence, cognitive systems, augmented and virtual reality, visualisation, simulation, gamification & interaction technologies - Digital transformation:Digitising Industry (Industry 4.0, smart and additive manufacturing) - Digital transformation:e-Health (e.g. healthy ageing) - Digital transformation:e-Inclusion (e.g. e-Skills, e-Learning) - Digital transformation:Internet of Things (e.g. connected devices, sensors and actuators networks) - Digital transformation:Robotics, autonomous and cyber physical systems (e.g. vehicles, embedded systems) - KETs:Advanced manufacturing systems - KETs:Advanced materials - Public health & security:Ageing societies - Public health & security:Public health & well-being - Service innovation:New or improved organisational models - Social innovation:Social innovation with regard to education, skills & training - Sustainable innovation:Eco-innovations - Sustainable innovation:Sustainable production & consumption - Sustainable innovation:Waste management

Key members

Services

Support services provided

Internationalisation Support (access to third countries markets)
Access to finance: Public funding
Facilitation of collaboration between members (within the cluster)
Facilitation of external collaboration (beyond cluster) such as matchmaking
Support of Research, Development and Innovation

Support training services for cluster managers/policy makers

Facilitation of collaboration between members (eg. joint training programs) - Promotion of activities (eg. job fairs and exhibitions) - Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation (reskilling staff from other sectors) - Trend-scouting (latest trends on skills) - Support of knowledge sharing - Collecting needs from company members - Connecting to other actors or signposting to vocational training

Upskilling and reskilling expertise

Internationalisation - Strategy development - Marketing/ branding - Funding - EU project development - Evaluation

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Competence development - Lifelong learning - On-the-job training - Vocational training

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
H2020 CIP/COSME INTERREG LIFE ERASMUS+

Name & description

POR FESR (Tuscany Region): R&D projects, technological clusters, innovative services, internationalisation programmes

MISE/MUR funding programmes for technological clusters and R&D programmes

Project name

Under PORFESR 2017-2020: MIXERINTERIORS - COLUX project sees the collaboration among SMEs in the furniture and living sectors with research organisations (national - University of Siena, University of Florence, CNR Milan STIIMA) for the development of a AR/VR platform for interiors design addressed to architects/interior designers and builders.
DID figures out as coordinator of the project, total funding: 2mln. euro

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

China
Russian Federation
India
Morocco
Iran

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Germany
Ukraine
Armenia
Lithuania
Turkey

Transnational support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

Connection to cluster organisation(s)

Profile name Location
MOROCCAN DENIM AND FASHION CLUSTER

Morocco

Membership in cluster networks, meta clusters and national associations of clusters

Profile name Location Network type
Smart living Technologies national cluster

Membership in Cluster Partnerships or initiatives

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Document Published: 29.11.2021
INTRIDE JOINT MASTER DEGREE CURRICULUM

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