Sports Tech Transfer and R&D Summit 2018


Sports Tech Transfer and R&D Summit aims to promote knowledge exchange between governing bodies, public authorities, academia and industry, to strengthen the cooperation and transfer of innovations from research labs into industrial exploitation in the field of sports. It will encourage commercialization of innovative technologies developed at public and private research organizations and promote cooperation between research organizations and development groups in the sports sector. It will also explore how entrepreneurship possibilities and good practices in research organizations combined with European, national and regional administrations initiatives/ funding streams can boost the economy as well as the impact these innovations have on sporting performance and operations. The conference will feature cutting-edge presentations, contributions and attendees from sports research institutions, public authorities, venture capitalists, industry, inventors, solution providers, regulators, advisors and sporting organizations. Key topics include:  Research Impact in the Sports Tech Industry  The Commercialisation of Academic Science in Sport - Performance and Financial Management Strategies  Early Stage Innovation and Industry-Academia Collaboration  Startups Acceleration, Incubation and Mentorship – Sports Industry Perspective  How to Invest in Startups & Make Money!  Achieving Effective R&D Consortia - International Strategic Alliances to Facilitate Technology Advancements in Sport  Interactive Panel: Innovation Hubs Enabled by Sporting Clubs & Organisations

When Thu From October 25, 2018 to
October 26, 2018

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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