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SPECIAL SHOES MOVEMENT

SPECIAL SHOES MOVEMENT

Objective

This project addresses the development and demonstration of new sustainable production capabilities for diabetic feet and fashion high added value consumer-centred product concepts, such as footwear and insoles and the conception and definition of industrial paradigms and infrastructures which relate to the footwear industry, characterised by large numbers of traditional SMEs exposed to global competition. The aim is to capitalise on new competitive strategies based on demand product differentiation and personalisation to deliver high quality to individual consumers. Specific addressed RTD topics will include: -innovative 3D integrated digitalization and design tools and solutions dedicated to personalised biomechanical and biomedical as well as style and aesthetics aspects; -adaptive production processes and technologies guaranteeing functionality, quality, performance and health; -micro and nano devices providing the product with innovative sensing and actuating functionalities, such as comfort, ease of use, control and modification of product properties (thermal, pressure distribution); -innovative high-performing materials with self-adaptive capabilities to optimally fit consumers physique and ergonomics, whilst guaranteeing comfort and aesthetic quality; -materials and production processes to achieve full ecosustainability of the product; -development of specific methodology for functional assessment of products considering environment of use and individual consumers; -dynamic human behaviour modelling, in particular lower limb (feet).

Coordinator

INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO DEL CALZADO Y CONEXAS

Address

Poligono Industrial Campo Alto-Calle Alemania
03600 Alicante

Spain

Activity type

Research Organisations

EU Contribution

€ 576 239

Administrative Contact

Raúl Segura (Mr.)

Participants (10)

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TODO PARA SUS PIES SL

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 428 312

THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 413 000

C2i2 CALZADO,COMPONENTES,INVESTIGACIÓN E INNOVACIÓN A.I.E

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 127 600

DUNA SRL

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 302 700

SOLETEC SYSTEMS LTD

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 340 088

UNIVERSITA POLITECNICA DELLE MARCHE

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 306 768

DEUTSCHE SPORTHOCHSCHULE KOLN

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 294 960

CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 285 983

KOPITARNA SEVNICA D.D.

Slovenia

EU Contribution

€ 162 600

AUTOMATICA Y CONTROL NUMERICO SL

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 270 750

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 229261

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 July 2009

  • End date

    30 June 2012

Funded under:

FP7-NMP

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 874 025

  • EU contribution

    € 3 509 000

Coordinated by:

INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO DEL CALZADO Y CONEXAS

Spain

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