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New qualifications for designers of sustainable footwear

Nov 25, 2022 / World
The Erasmus+ SHOEDES training project aimed at promoting initiatives towards sustainable product designers is calling out footwear designers, industry technicians and students to take part of the project by filling out training needs questionnaire

Webinar GreenShoes4all: Ecodesign, Environmental Footprint Calculation and Recycling

May 27, 2022 / Webinars
This event is part of the European Green Week 2022, named EU Green Deal - Make it Real. A week that aims to bring together and promote collaboration between the parties and citizens, to contribute to an environment with zero waste and no toxic substances

140 million euros to transform the Portuguese footwear industry

Premium ContentJan 7, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear industry will invest 140 million euros, through the Footwear and Fashion Cluster, to become “the international reference in the development of sustainable solutions”

CTCP provides international experience to European students

Nov 15, 2021 / Portugal
As part of the Erasmus+ European project SciLed, the Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre received 11 young students from Spain, Italy, Greece and Romania for an intensive training initiative (Training Learning Experience)

Get to know the SciLED project

Jun 17, 2021 / European Union
SciLED is about Footwear in the 21st century: new skills for the design of drastically improved comfort, sustainable, fashion-oriented and scientifically-led products, while promoting collaboration towards innovation and technological transfer among universities, companies and research centres

Webinar: Helping your Footwear company move towards a Greener Production

May 31, 2021 / CEC
The partners of the GreenShoes4All project, funded by the European LIFE programme, is inviting the footwear industry to join a webinar organised within the framework of the European Green Week 2021

Do you know CTCP's High-Tech laboratories?

Mar 23, 2021 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear Technological Center (CTCP) is expert in the testing of footwear, leather goods, accessories, made of leather, synthetics, rubber, plastics, and other materials, including fashion, casual, comfort, classic and safety products

How is the footwear industry in Europe working towards a circular economy?

Feb 2, 2021 / Portugal
The European Union (EU) project LIFE GreenShoes4All is working towards the implementation of a Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) methodology for footwear by analysing the PEF of 30 EU representative shoe styles and developing new approaches to recycling polymeric waste materials and developing innovative recycled materials and components with high performance

Portuguese Footwear Industry hosts Environmental Responsibility Week

Jan 29, 2021 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, and CTCP - Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre are organising a week of events dedicated to Environmental Responsibility. 150 specialists will gather online to discuss an array of relevant topics

A week dedicated to the Portuguese Leather Goods Industry

Nov 4, 2020 / Portugal
CTCP and APICCAPS promoted, from the 19th to the 23rd of October, a week dedicated to the leather goods sector. This week had a wide program of online initiatives, such as webinars about production, brands, technologies, luxury and fashion trends

Is your company producing green goods in an eco-friendly way?

Jun 18, 2020 / Portugal
Today you have the opportunity to fill a questionnaire which will help you answering that question. The answers to the questionnaire will feed the implementation of European Union LIFE project GREEN SHOES 4 ALL

First SciLed project workshop at Micam

Mar 5, 2020 / CEC
Partners of the Erasmus+ SciLed Knowledge Alliance organized their first public workshop during the Milan trade fair and first results achieved by the consortium were presented

FAMEST presents innovations for the Footwear Cluster

Feb 13, 2020 / Portugal
After two years of work, the FAMEST project dedicated an entire day, on the 29th of January, to demonstrate some of the results obtained so far and to held some workshops at CTCP (Portugal)

Portuguese footwear industry with new sustainability plan

Jan 3, 2020 / Portugal
Back in December the Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) has presented a new Action Plan focused on Sustainability

The importance of design in sustainable footwear

Jun 14, 2019 / Portugal
An increasing number of companies are focusing on products based on recycled, recyclable, biodegradable, renewable materials and more durable products and the design element is key on the whole process
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