CTCP, the Footwear Portuguese Reserach and Tecnhical Centre
Footwear Technology Centre of Portugal – CTCP is a non-profit private organization founded in 1986 with the incorporation of a footwear quality control laboratory created in 1981. CTCP was created by Component and Leather Goods Manufacturers Association (APICCAPS) and two Governmental Institutes of the Portuguese Ministry of Economy (IAPMEI and INETI).
. to support technique and technologically the companies of the footwear sector;
. to promote technique and technological training of the human resources of the companies;
. to promote the industrial improvement of the product quality and processes;
. to prepare and spread technical information to the industry;
. to carry out and stimulate works of investigation, it development and demonstration.