After six months from the start of the activities, the partners met in Brussels for two days of work and deepening.

During the first day, together with 12 external experts of business oriented digitalisation processes and new technologies applied to production processes in the furniture sector, analyzed the results of a survey conducted among 144 experts from all over Europe about the importance of having skills in digital technologies for the furniture wood supply chain.

The 3 priorities to focus on were:

1) Internet of Things;

2) Cybersecurity; and

3) General increase in technological development;

The next day the work continued with the second partner Meeting.

Partners have investigated in detail the Digital Transformation Manager Curriculum and the technical and non-technical skills required for this new professional occupation.

The knowledge of new technologies applicable to the industrial processes of companies in the furniture sector (Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Simulation, Big data, Augmented Reality, Autonomous Robots and Blockchain) will have to combine with strong competences of Innovation, Communication, Management and Entrepreneurship , Emotional intelligence, Quality – Risk and Safety, Ethics.