Strengthening the Infrastructure for Furniture Production (MOBITEK)

EU funding


Total budget: EUR 8.874.738 (EU Contr: EUR 7.171.506 – approx. 80%)

Works: EUR 3.273.369

Supervision: EUR 376.657

TA: EUR 1.287.500

Supply: EUR 3.937.212


3rd Party Contributions: End recipient of beneficiary (ERA) will provide EUR 600.000 to cover staff and running cost of Mobitek


Duration: 36 months


Beneficiaries: Central Anatolia Development Association (ORAKAB)


Implementing Partners: Kayseri Chamber of Carpenters, Furniture Manufacturers and Upholsterers, Cooperative for Construction of Small Industrial Hub, Erciyes and Kocasinan Municipality


Overall objective: increase competitiveness of the Furniture Industry in Kayseri


Purpose: increase the productivity and efficiency of the furniture manufacturing SMEs in Kayseri, and to strengthen their product development and marketing capabilities.


Main activities:

  • Construction of MOBİTEK
  • Supervision of construction of MOBİTEK
  • Procurement and Installation of Machinery and Equipment
  • Development of MOBİTEK’s Institutional Infrastructure and Provision of Manufacturing Support and Business Development Services


Estimated results:

  • A common use facility (MOBİTEK) is operational for the purpose of supporting the solid wood furniture production
  • Approximately 2,500m3 of solid wood furniture produced
  • Production support services provided to a minimum of 300 SMEs
  • Training & information seminars on business development services provided to 400 participants
  • Consulting & innovation services provided to 30 SMEs
  • Marketing & foreign trade services provided to 30 SMEs