FASHN ROOMS ready to go!

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 21:05English
Faced with the almost daily question of whether “FASHN ROOMS” will be held in Düsseldorf at the end of January (as a follow-up event for Gallery FASHION), the organiser almost wants to answer aloud and shout: yes, of course, because the new event format of the Igedo Company was conceived specifically for this purpose – to perform information and ordering activities in the fashion industry responsibly and respectfully even under the notoriously difficult (but not impossible) Covid conditions.

Schuhindustrie und IG BCE erzielen Tarifabschluss

Friday, January 14, 2022 - 20:20German
Nach mehrstündigen, intensiven Verhandlungen wurde in der zweiten Tarifrunde zwischen der Gewerkschaft IG BCE und dem Bundesverband der Schuh- und Lederwarenindustrie, Tarifgemeinschaft Schuhe, ein Tarifabschluss erzielt. Das am Abend des 13. Januar in Offenbach beschlossene Verhandlungsergebnis sieht vor, dass die Tarifentgelte in der Schuhindustrie ab dem 1. Juni 2022 um 2% erhöht werden. Die Laufzeit dieser Vereinbarung gilt bis zum 31. Juli 2023. Die Vergütungen für Auszubildende werden bundeseinheitlich ab 1. Juni 2022 wie folgt festgelegt: 1. Ausbildungsjahr: 900 Euro, 2.Ausbildungsjahr: 920 Euro, 3. Ausbildungsjahr: 1.010 Euro.


Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 21:19English
Scholars and companies of the European footwear sector gathered on the 9th of December 2021 to mark the end of the Erasmus+ SciLED project “Footwear in the 21st century” during a final event that showcased the project's many achievements. As one of the leading research efforts in footwear manufacturing in Europe, the SciLED consortium has produced interactive digital training tools and up-to-date and versatile training modules to complement and enrich Higher Education programmes in footwear comfort performance, design engineering, and sustainability. It has also launched a Knowledge Alliance comprised of European Higher Education institutions, companies and research centres, which will continue to research and innovate in this field. Meanwhile, the material developed by SciLED addressed to Footwear designers and Product Managers is expected to become a fixture of many European footwear programmes.

El CTCR desarrollará una herramienta que, a modo de laboratorio de fabricación digital, permitirá diseñar pequeñas tiradas de calzado de forma virtual

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 17:40Spanish
Servirá a modo de soporte para las empresas de múltiples sectores que necesiten testar prototipos virtualmente y sin llegar a fabricarlos en grandes cantidades Digital FabLab”, así se denomina el nuevo proyecto europeo en el que el Centro Tecnológico del Calzado de La Rioja, CTCR, participa junto a un amplio consorcio de socios y en el marco del programa Erasmus+. El objetivo principal que se pretende conseguir es transformar y modernizar los actuales FabLab, Laboratorios de Fabricación, que son aquellas pequeñas instalaciones físicas en las que se realizan tiradas de producción experimentales o en las que se aplican nuevas técnicas para validar su eficacia y luego trasladar a líneas de producción clásicas. Para ello, es decir, para que las empresas puedan materializar sus ideas de manera interactiva, se desarrollará una herramienta mediante técnicas de inclusión digital; Realidad Aumentada, Mixta o Virtual.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 17:35English
DIGITAL LEARNING, A TURNING POINT FOR TEXTILE, CLOTHING, LEATHER, AND FOOTWEAR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROVISION IN EUROPE? On the occasion of the 2021 Erasmus Days, the Erasmus+ Skills4Smart TCLF industries 2030 Blueprint project consortium organised a conference dedicated to digital learning in Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear (TCLF) Vocational Education and Training (VET). Gianluca Coppola from the European Digital Learning alliance (Dlearn) kicked off the conference with research findings identifying trends, ideas, and needs concerning digital skills and tools. S4TCLF project partners then offered the audience a glimpse into the newly-developed S4TCLF Academy, an online platform containing more than 50 digital lessons developed by European experts for 8 of the most sought-after TCLF occupations, along with the extremely positive feedback it received from students and teachers who participated in the pilots.