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Dr. Emanuele Carpanzano


Organisation: Footwear European Technology Platform

Position in the organisation: Chairman

Biography note: Emanuele Carpanzano is Chairman of the Footwear European Technology Platform, member of the High Level Group of the Manufuture ETP and member of EFFRA, he is also managing the Eureka Cluster Manufuture Industry Office and coordinating the IMS MTP initiative “your Goods”. He is acting as Director of the Research Institute of Systems and Technologies for Sustainable Production at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland and he is President of Synesis, a public-private Consortium dedicated to technology development and transfer. He managed numerous research and industrial projects and is author of more than 100 scientific papers and of various industrial patents.


Parallel Workshop Session W2.4 – “The European Footwear Technology Platform: from the 7th Framework Programme to Horizon 2020”

The results achieved by the Footwear European Technology Platform within Framework Programme VII will be presented, highlighting their exploitation by industry and their impact on the market and the society. The vision of the Footwear European Technology Platform and the challenges to be faced by the European Footwear sector within the Horizon 2020 programme will be addressed, enlarging the Footwear ETP perspective also to the larger design based consumer goods sector within the Prosumer.Net coordination action.

Lithuanian Presidency

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Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the EU ES minFP7 min

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