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Technology transfer day on technologies for the shoe industry

A technology transfer day on technologies for the shoe industry will take place in Porto, Portugal, on 4 May 1994.

The event is being organized by the Portuguese VALUE Relay Centre, Agencia de Inovacao, to provide interested SMEs in the region with the results of current rese...

4 May 1994 - 4 May 1994
Portugal

A technology transfer day on technologies for the shoe industry will take place in Porto, Portugal, on 4 May 1994.

The event is being organized by the Portuguese VALUE Relay Centre, Agencia de Inovacao, to provide interested SMEs in the region with the results of current research in the area of shoe industry technologies. The shoe industry is a major employer in the region.

The results which will be presented at the event have been selected from the BRITE/EURAM programme and particularly address local technology needs. The presentation will include technology demonstrations on tool systems. The following topics will be covered:
- Manufacturing technologies for leathers adapted to new adhesion assembly and direct injection processes for the shoe industry (Inescop, Spain);
- Automation and integration of cutting and stitching workshops in flexible shoe manufacturing systems (SPRI, France);
- Reactive polymers for high performance binding and gluing (CIPADE, Portugal);
- Topsystoll production systems for the design and manufacture of models for high quality and properly fitting shoes in the footwear industry (Eccolet, Denmark).
For further information please contact:

Agencia de Inovacao
Portuguese VALUE Relay Centre
Av. dos Combatentes 43 -10 C/D
P-1600 Lisbon
Tel. +351-1-72722886; Fax +351-1-7271733

or

VALUE Relay Services Coordination Unit
Directorate-General XIII/D-3
Mr. Eurico Neves
Jean Monnet Building
Office C4/007
Plateau du Kirchberg
L-2920 Luxembourg
Tel. +352-430134008; Fax +352-430134009