INESCOP is a service organization for the footwear and related industries, formed by these companies themselves in order to collectively deal with the technological activities which are of sectorial interest and which cannot be carried out individually.
Currently known as the Technological Institute for Footwear and Related Industries, INESCOP began its activities in 1971 and works as a non-profit making organization, with more than 600 associated companies in the whole country.
INESCOP’s Environmental Policy
It is recognized as a sectorial centre of innovation and technology, providing direct services, transferring knowledge and technologies and researching on themes of general interest. The activities developed can be included in the following areas: