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Footwear Research Centre

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  • The footwear testing laboratory defended its accreditation - Zlín, January 26, 2021 – For the second time in a row, the Footwear Testing Laboratory of the Zlín University´s  Footwear Research Centre  defended its accreditation. The laboratory has met the accreditation requirements according to ČSN EN ISO / IEC 17025: 2018, which specifies the general demands for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of […]
  • On December 01, 2020, Dr. Tomáš Sáha was officially appointed Director of the Footwear Research Centre. - “Nowadays, the Footwear Research Centre already works in several basic directions that meet its goals. They involve cooperation with small or beginning entrepreneurs, as well as with large manufacturers in the area of footwear. We focus on the issue of utility properties of today´s and future functional materials with help of an accredited shoe testing […]
  • The Footwear Research Center became a full member of the Czech Footwear and Leather Association (ČOKA) - September 11th, 2020, The Footwear Research Center became a full member of the Czech Footwear and Leather Association (ČOKA) At present, the Czech Footwear and Leather Association (ČOKA) comprises approximately 60 companies and institutions concerned with manufacture, sale as well as research and testing of footwear, shoe materials and components in the territory of the […]
  • Zlín Footwear Research Centre awarded in Taiwan - Zlín, 20th November 2019 – Success at a global scale has been achieved by the Footwear Research Centre, part of Tomas Bata University in Zlín. Zuzana Bahulová from Zlín, the designer of the logo and the manager of the Centre’s Design and Construction of Footwear Department, was selected to join fellow finalists at the Taiwan […]
  • Footwear Research Centre hosted Bata Innovation Camp - An intensive two-day workshop and competition for university students from the Czech and Slovak Republic was organized for the first time in Zlín by the international educational organization Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe). The event took place on 2 – 3 October in cooperation with the Bata Company, the Bata Shoe Foundation and the Tomas […]

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