The Chair of Footwear at the Miguel Hernández University (UMH) in Elche (Alicante) has called for a grant for technological innovation in the footwear sector, with the aim of promoting interest and research in this matter.

Likewise, this call aims to promote the generation and significant advancement of scientific knowledge and quality technological innovation around footwear, from any area of ​​knowledge, as indicated by the academic institution in a statement.

The objective of the initiative is “to recognize the efforts of those researchers who contribute significantly to promoting the visibility and recognition of footwear, with the purpose of promoting and strengthening the development of research activity and technological innovation around the sector” .