Developing Social Dialogue in the European Footwear Sector
Programme: Industial Relations and Social Dialogue
Duration: December 2013 - April 2015
Objective: To identify the current state-of-the-art of the footwear industry and national social dialogues systems and practices, in order to develop the best possible conditions for the renewal and adaptation of the footwear sectoral social dialogue at European level.
A European networking and roadmapping project
Programme: Seventh Framework Programme
Duration: June 2011 – May 2013
Objective: To bring together 5 European Technology Platforms (Textile & Clothing, sporting goods, footwear, wood & paper-based industries, machinery) from the consumer goods sectors with an objective of developing a joint research roadmap for these industries and related EU research, innovation & education policy recommendations.
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CEC MADE SHOE: Custom, Environment and Comfort made shoe
Programme: Sixth Framework Programme
Duration: From 2004 to 2006
Objective: To move the footwear sector from a product/process centred approach to a human-centred approach represented by 3 dimensions of human being: Comfort, Environment, Custom.