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Technological Institute for Footwear and Related Industries

INESCOP is a non profit-making organisation created in 1971. It is a service organisation developing scientific and technical activities addressing the needs of the footwear industries that cannot normally be solved individually by the companies due to their small size. Their staff of over 140 professionals includes experts in chemistry, physics, computer science, electronics, ICT, design and robotics. INESCOP coordinates the CEN TC 309 “Footwear” standardization committee.


Role in the project

INESCOP is the Project Coordinator, and Technical Manager.

INESCOP leads the data acquisition activities, been in charge of materials and footwear/insole data acquisition. They play an important role in the integration of tools and training and validation activities with SME. INESCOP also contributes to the development of the 4D scanning related software.