Tendam supports sustainable design with the Polytechnic University of Madrid

The Spanish company encompassing Cortefiel, Pedro del Hierro, Women'secret, Springfield and Fifty has signed an agreement with the Polytechnic University of Madrid to develop the Tendam Course on Sustainability, Responsibility and Innovation in Fashion Design.

Tendam and the Superior Center of Fashion Design in Madrid will establish specific training objectives for the course, which will be added as a part of the official Fashion Engineer Master's Degree program being offered starting September 2018 at the Madrid University.

CEO of Tendam, Jaume Miquel commented on the importance of this initiative: "This agreement is another example of our commitment to bettering society. Our training mission has a three objectives: to support talented young people, train professionals and professionalize the sector. From our company we seek to evolve sustainable fashion in the textile industry, and reduce the problems that we are currently facing, such as high production costs and, consequently, sales.”

Guillermo Cisneros, Head of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, added, "innovation in practice, technology and production processes have to be present in all phases of design, if we want this to be a solution to the future challenges of the sector, and in particular to sustainability, an increasingly intense requirement of this market.”

The universities business programs are collaborated on by the Polytechnic University of Madrid with public or private entities with the objective of teaching practical knowledge, latest technologies, and trade-skills in the areas of technical science. In addition, aim to promote participation of students in research projects and initiatives developed by programs on campus.

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