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Since 1986 supporting the footwear cluster

Footwear Technology Centre of Portugal  - CTCP  is a non-profit private organization founded in 1986, which serves a range of consumer product industries – footwear, leather, leathergoods, accessories, safety products, rubber and plastics, footwear machinery, sectorial software, polymers that make up the footwear industry.

Provides specialized services based on their skills and know-how and is the agent of public policies in the fields of innovation, standardization, technological surveillance, prospects, sustainability and industrial property.

CTCP has a full-time 45 staff, mostly senior managers. It has its own facilities in S. João da Madeira and Felgueiras, the two main centers of shoe industry.