Science DiabetICC Footwear: Desenvolvimento de calçado terapêutico inovador para pé diabético

Project Summary

The Science DiabetICC Footwear project aims to address the lack of adjusted and adapted footwear for diabetic foot patients. This project aims to develop a new type of therapeutic footwear, with the following innovative characteristics: new insole and sole materials with a higher impact absorbing capacity, ability to adapt the shape, better recovery after loading, less abrasion, as well as the ability to reduce the risk for ulcer-related infections.

The project is developed by a consortium with complementary skills that is composed of: ICC - Indústrias e Comércio de Calçado S.A., the University of Minho (IPC - Institute for Polymers and Composites; 2C2T - Centro de Ciência e Tecnologia Têxtil; CF-UM-UP - Centro de Física), and the Nursing School of Coimbra (UICISA: E – Health Sciences Research Unit: Nursing).

Project POCI-01-0247-FEDER-039784

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