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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).

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/production economics

Call for proposal

FP7-NMP-2008-SME-2
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Funding Scheme

CP-TP - Collaborative Project targeted to a special group (such as SMEs)

Coordinator

INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO DEL CALZADO Y CONEXAS
Address
C/ Alemania 102 Poligono Industrial Campo Alto
03600 Elda Alicante
Spain
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 576 239
Administrative Contact
Raúl Segura (Mr.)

Participants (10)

TODO PARA SUS PIES SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 428 312
Address
Cl Ramon Y Cajal 9-4
46900 Torrent
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Andrés Mollá (Mr.)
THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 413 000
Address
The Crescent 43
M5 4WT Salford
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Linda Kelly (Ms.)
C2i2 CALZADO,COMPONENTES,INVESTIGACIÓN E INNOVACIÓN A.I.E
Spain
EU contribution
€ 127 600
Address
C/alemania Pol Ind Campo Alto 121
03600 Elda (Alicante)
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Vicente Vera (Mr.)
DUNA SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 302 700
Address
Via Del Consorzio 29
60015 Falconara Marittima
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Diego Rosiglioni (Mr.)
SOLETEC SYSTEMS LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 340 088
Address
Viking Road 10
LE18 2BL Leicester Wigston
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Peter Merritt (Mr.)
UNIVERSITA POLITECNICA DELLE MARCHE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 306 768
Address
Piazza Roma 22
60121 Ancona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Michele Germani (Dr.)
DEUTSCHE SPORTHOCHSCHULE KOLN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 294 960
Address
Am Sportpark Muengersdorf 6
50933 Koln
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Wolfgang Potthast (Dr.)
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 285 983
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Emanuele Carpanzano (Dr.)
KOPITARNA SEVNICA D.D.
Slovenia
EU contribution
€ 162 600
Address
Prvomajska Ulica 8
8290 Sevnica
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Aleksandar Cvetanovski (Mr.)
AUTOMATICA Y CONTROL NUMERICO SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 270 750
Address
Cl Alemania 118
03600 Elda
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
José Doñate (Mr.)