INESCOP submits 10 regional projects to promote footwear innovation
INESCOP has submitted 10 regional projects to be developed throughout 2019. These projects prove its commitment to research and digitalisation, sustainability and advanced materials development to promote innovation among Valencian Region’s footwear companies. This commitment reveals the technological centre’s great work of transferring knowledge and turning it into opportunities for companies, particularly footwear firms, in the process of digital and sustainable transformation.
Technical experts in the standardisation of leather gathered in Milan
Leather technical experts gathered in Milan to attend the meeting of the CEN/TC 289 Technical Committee for Standardisation, and to deal with different issues related to standards applied to chemical, physical and fastness tests, as well as leather goods’ terminology and labelling.
University of Alicante Master’s Degree in Footwear begins in INESCOP
The first edition of University of Alicante Master’s Degree in Footwear Design, New Technologies and Innovation Management began on 22nd February in INESCOP’s facilities. The Master’s Degree started with a subject called ‘Foot, last and footwear’, which are keys to footwear design and manufacture. The training pathway of the master’s degree comprises a University Expert Degree Course, a University Specialist Degree Course and a Master’s Final Dissertation.
TCLF sectors gather in Porto to discuss up-skilling and re-skilling
Representatives from the Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear (TCLF) sectors have gathered in Porto, Portugal, driven by the difficulty of finding new talent with the right skills for companies, in order to attend the event "Fashion World's Challenges - Looking for Qualification, Occupations… and the right skills in the TCLF sectors" organised by the Erasmus+ Skills4Smart TCLF 2030 project, in which INESCOP participates as a partner.
Technical experts in the standardisation of footwear for professional use gathered in Vienna
Members of the European Committee CEN/TC 161 and the International Committee ISO/TC 94/SC3 -among which INESCOP’s technical experts are included- gathered in Vienna to work on the preparation of European standards in the field of footwear for professional use.