Mª José Gascón Tárraga
30 years of experience in the footwear sector in different fields such as chemical analysis, quality control/product certification and in tasks related to the study of physical and biomechanical aspects related to functionality and comfort in footwear.
Activities carried out: participation in European projects related to the development of materials and the definition of test standards for the assessment of different footwear properties. Tasks of assessing the conformity of footwear with the Regulation of personal protective equipment, collaborating in the development and revision of the harmonized standards for the evaluation of foot and leg protection within the CEN/TC 161.
Teaching experience in different types of courses both nationally and internationally: professional specialization diplomas, university master's degrees, professional recycling, tailored training for companies, seminars, etc.
Publications: participation in more than 18 articles related to components and materials of the footwear and leather sector published in technical magazines both nationally and internationally.