Dr. Enrique Montiel, holds a PhD in Materials Eng., was graduated in Chemical Engineering at the University of Valencia in 1987 and obtained a master degree in Materials Engineering. At present, he is Assistant Director of the Spanish Footwear Technology Institute and he is Professor in the Materials Science Department at the University Miguel Hernandez in Elche. He works since 1991 at INESCOP as Assistant Director participating as promoter and coordinator of projects about technology development, innovation management, technology transfer and quality, for the footwear sector at a national and international level. Responsible for many national and international RTD and technology transfer projects for the footwear and leather industry in the field of CAD/CAM, materials, information technologies, environment, production, etc. He is evaluator of European Projects for the European Commission and responsible (design and start-up) for the creation of a Footwear and Leather Technology Centre in Peru, coordinator of the cooperation with Chile, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Tunisia Egypt and Turkey. Main responsible for the cooperation programme with Tunisia and Morocco.