ECO-INNOVATION

DEVELOP SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF FURNITURE, DURING CONCEPTION, MANUFACTURING, USE, AND END-OF LIFE

The European furniture industry is currently facing a variety of economic and environmental challenges. The way forward is to tackle these challenges head-on. That’s why (RE)SET Furniture is here to redefine the paradigm and integrate furniture in the Circular Economy, to implement a zero-waste model and conserve resources.

(RE)SET Furniture is an Open-Innovation program, sponsored by Éco-mobilier, the organization dedicated to implementing a Circular Economy model for furniture in France. It is made to bring together a network of manufacturers, distributors, startups, small & medium businesses, and R&D labs.

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why apply

Assemble the future of Furniture through Circular Economy

(RE)SET Furniture is looking for innovative solutions to (Re)think the eco-design, improve the sustainability of furniture, and accelerate the transition of the furniture industry into the Circular Economy.

Whether you are a Research Lab, a Small/Medium Business, or a Startup, by joining the program you can collaborate directly with Éco-mobilier  – an organization that has turned France into a leader in furniture sustainability, and its Ecosystem of manufacturers & distributors. All will join forces to collaborate with the purpose of designing pilots to test innovative solutions for new business models and materials.

By joining the program, you will get the chance to:

COLLABORATION

Meet and discuss directly with an environmental organization that unites furniture manufacturers and distributors in France.

PILOTING

Conduct pilots to (re)think the future of furniture, and test your product or business model with quick market feedback.

NETWORK

Access a network of industry leaders, have the opportunity to reach their markets, and scale globally.

challenges

(RE)-THINK THE CONCEPTION AND LIFECYCLE OF OUR FURNITURE

FIND NEW SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS AND/OR MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

INVENT NEW DESIGNS TO FACILITATE REUSE, COLLECTION, SORT AND RECYCLE FURNITURE

PROPOSE INNOVATIVE B2B OR B2C SERVICES THAT IMPROVE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF FURNITURE

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solutions

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Furniture disassembly at end of lifeImproved reparabilitySustainable raw materialsIncorporation of recycled materialsReusabilityInnovative collection solutions for used furnitureFurniture as a serviceReduced emissivityWaste residues to raw materials transformationIncentivising Solutions Sustainable/short supply channelsNew business modelsSustainable manufacturing processTracing/watermarking solutions

… and any other solution that improves the eco-design of furniture.

WHAT IS (RE)SET

(RE)SET is an Open Innovation Program entirely dedicated to Circular Economy and Environmental Challenges. Our Programs enable industry leaders to reinforce competitiveness through sustainability.

As creating value is the only way to combine growth and sustainability, the (RE)SET way consists in bringing tangible and competitive solutions to environmental challenges by teaming up leaders of a given industry with top innovators in the circular economy field.

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