SportTechMatch 2015
02-07-2015 :: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Organizer: Enterprise Europe Network
Enterprise Europe Network Netherlands invites you to SportTechMatch 2015, an international matchmaking event organised on 3 July, in the wake of the start of the Tour de France (Grand Départ) in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The Tour de France is the biggest annual sports event in the world and it combines tradition with the latest innovations in several areas.

2-3 July 2015 | Grand Départ | Utrecht | the Netherlands

International matchmaking event on sports technology 

The SportTechMatch will comprise the TOURlab and SportTechMatch business meetings. The intention will be to establish international partnerships between companies, especially small and medium sized enterprises, and between companies, researchers and technologists. There will be special attention for cooperation with France, as we will celebrate the start of the French-Dutch Economic Year. Other partner regions are: Flanders, North Rhine-Westfalia and Yorkshire.

Main topics

  • ICT Solutions & Media 
  • Sport experience during events and fan engagement
  • Simulation Technology
  • Health conditions, performance testing and monitoring   (measurements, sensors, etc.)
  • Advanced materials for sports equipment, clothes and footwear
  • Functional food and drink technology

Company mission on July 2

On the July 2 the SportTechMatch is preceeded by a company mission organised around sports and technology. The company mission will take you to two of the six InnosportLabs in the Netherlands: Tongelreep in Eindhoven and Papendal in Arnhem. For companies and knowledge institutes, InnoSportLabs are the ideal innovative environment in which they can work jointly on the development, realization and validation of new innovative products, services and facilities for supporting elite sports. 
At InnoSportLab De Tongelreep the four-lane training pool and the elite swimmers who train there provide opportunities to test and refine new products and training methods. InnoSportLab Papendal offers sports people advanced test- and measurement equipment that enables thorough testing in a strenuous training environment. For companies and knowledge institutes, InnoSportLab Papendal is the ideal innovative environment in which they can 
work jointly on the development, realization and validation of new innovative products, services and facilities for supporting elite sports.


Plenary session: TOURlab - Café du Tour
TOURlab connects companies, research institutes and innovative entrepreneurs with the ultimate goal to make new or more business. In this session latest developments on sports innovations will be presented and discussed and there will be presentations from companies doing international business in these fields.

SportTechMatch business meetings 

Companies, researchers and technologists will be offered a chance to meet potential foreign partners active in the field of cycling and other sports technologies. In pre-arranged face-to-face meetings they will have a chance to establish profitable new cooperation opportunities in business, technology transfer and research & development. Please check the SportTechMatch website for an overview of cooperation profiles and to submit your own profile.
For registration and programme information go to is no participation fee. 

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