Creativity has no limits and in the sports ecosystem, innovation is constant, whether it is to improve the performance of athletes themselves, the stimulation of a healthy and active lifestyle or the fan experience. Public authorities have grasped the relevance of industrial modernization in the sport sector and the importance of sports for vitality of people. Industry-leading companies - together with their entire valuey chains - invest incessantly in their R&D to keep up in the race to innovate, and new projects with the support of public financing emerge seeking to meet needs that remain to be covered. But if there is something they all have in common, it is technology.
What are the key trends in sports tech innovation and how can public authorities support this? What should a startup have to be considered innovative and successful in the sports ecosystem today? What are the challenges that an entrepreneur must face in the sports sector? How can new business models be created in the need to stimulate healthy active lifestyle? How can Public Private Partnerships shape the future of business developments in the sport sector? How can businesses matchmaking events kick-start economic growth and employment? What economic spill over effects can be sparked by sport in the associated sectors such as tourism, health, transport, nutrition infrastructure building and others.
Co-Innovate in Sport 2019 will be the place in July 2019 to discuss all these issues, to explore innovations and to meet future partners for cooperation in the sports ecosystem.