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R&D and Tech Transfer for Sports Technology 2018

  • 25 Oct 2018
  • 9:00 AM (UTC+02:00)
  • 26 Oct 2018
  • 5:00 PM (UTC+02:00)
  • Gent, Belgium


  • General early bird attendance, limited availability. We expect this event to sell out.

Registration is closed

This important sports technology conference 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 commercial sport. 

Attendees 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. We will also explore how entrepreneurship possibilities and best practices in research organizations combined with European, national and regional administrations initiatives/ funding streams can boost the economy, as well as, the impact sports 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. 

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

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