BioRobotics Institute Role: 

Project Lifetime
Jan 2010 to Dec 2011

Funding Institutions: 

Regione Toscana, under POR- CREO

Dedicated website: 

The main objective of the HT-SHOES project was to design and develop a new product of women shoes and to create a new brand called ECO High-Tech SHOES. The main features of the new product are elegance, novel materials and design, and sustainable technologies and processes. Five companies active in Tuscany in the field of shoes industry drived the project and three research partners provided the required innovation

What we do: 

SSSA studied the foot biomechanics by developing a numerical model of the foot woman, contributed to the design and development of solutions and components which improved the comfort of the shoes, and evaluated the comfort of the final prototypes by using the equipments available at the Institute of BioRobotics.


Laboratori Archa Srl; Dipartimento di Chimica e Chimica Industriale Università degli Studi di Pisa; Calzaturificio Everyn Srl; Calzaturificio Maruska Srl; Suolificio Ars-Suola Srl;Tacchificio Giorgio Srl; Artea Srl

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