SciLED project workshop at the international footwear trade fair MICAM

Intensive work was made during the SciLED project workshop at the international footwear trade fair MICAM in Milano! An overview of the first tangible results of our project was made, which will soon be made public!
The topics covered in this event are:

  • Footwear in the 21st Century – Results of survey on SMEs’ installed capacity to identify critical aspects of the footwear life-cycle, comfort, quality and sustainability, and their relation to the modern product development processes. Carmen Arias Castellano, General Secretary, CEC-European Footwear Confederation, Belgium;
  • Comparative analysis on qualifications for addressing comfort and sustainability in footwear industry (results of Focus Groups). Aura Mihai, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi/ Romania;
  • Design for comfort and sustainability – European Qualification Framework for footwear designers and product managers. Rita Souto Bizarro, Centro Tecnológico do Calçado de Portugal;
  • SCILED Manifesto – Competitive advantages of partnerships among higher education, research and business community. Esperanza Almodovar, Instituto Tecnologico del Calzado y Conexas, Spain.

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