UMANA, BIOMECHANICAL CENTER

Umana, as a biomechanical analysis centre, intervenes in four areas: Clinical Biomechanics (diagnosis, rehabilitation and functional assessment); Sports Biomechanics (prevention, performance improvement and technicalities); Labour Biomechanics (prevention and action in the workplace, depending on the profession); and Human Design (Product Design, Biomechanical Prototype Analysis and Biomechanical Quality Certificate).

IBV - VALENCE BIOMECHANICAL INSTITUTE

This technology centre, which has been in existence since 1976, studies the behaviour of the human body and its interaction with products, environments and services. IBV is currently coordinated by the Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE) and the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV).

 
FMH - LISBON UNIVERSITY HUMAN MOTRICITY COLLEGE

With a broad training offer, adjusted to the challenges and needs of the market, FMH guides its teaching in the educational, sports, health, rehabilitation, labour and artistic fields, in perfect integration with educational institutions and the business community. 

ADAI - Association for the Development of Industrial Aerodynamics

In close liaison with the Department of Mechanical Engineering for the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra, ADAI, as a non-profit institution under private law, with nearly 30 years of existence, promotes research, development, training and research activities and services.

CTCP 

Created in 1986 by APICCAPS and two Institutes of the Ministry of Economy, IAPMEI and INETI, CTCP is a non-profit organization that technically and technologically supports footwear companies, promotes human resources training in this area, as well as improving the quality of industrial products and processes , prepares and disseminates technical information, in addition to conducting and streamlining research work.

CITEVE - TEXTILE AND CLOTHING TECHNOLOGICAL CENTER

The Vila Nova de Famalicão-based technology centre offers textile and clothing companies a range of services including laboratory testing, product certification, technical and technological consulting, R&D + innovation, training, fashion and design. This private non profit organization extends its area of intervention to the planetary sphere through trade delegations in Brazil, Tunisia, Argentina, Pakistan, Chile and Mexico.

 
SATRA

Considered a leading technical authority in the footwear industry, SATRA Technology Centre presents itself as an independent research and testing entity based in the UK ,but capable of responding to customers around the world. In addition to testing products and components to European and international standards, in a wide range of industry sectors, SATRA develops, manufactures and sells test equipment.