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Sports and Technology

Sports and Technology: Innovation for Sports and Business

Sports & Technology is a non-profit organisation, founded in 2005 in Eindhoven (the Netherlands) in close co-operation with the Dutch research organisation TNO. As an intermediate organisation, Sports & Technology builds bridges between the worlds of sports, knowledge and business, with the aim to create ‘golden innovation triangles’.

Not only for better results in (top)sports and to stimulate people to play, to exercise or to play sports, but also to generate business. Sports & Technology also was one of the founding fathers of the annual Dutch national congress ‘Sports, Science and Technology’ and the National Sports Innovation Award.


Located in the Brainport region

Sports and Technology is located in Brainport Eindhoven Region, a breeding ground for innovation and the bome base for companies and world class knowledge making it the excellent basis for development of Sports and Technology!


Field labs:
A true innovation in itself was the idea of creating field-labs: research and development locations in a real-life sports setting where new ideas, concepts, technologies and products can be tested. Field-labs have been developed for swimming, gymnastics., equestrian sports, sports for the disabled and sport stimulation. Further developments are taking place
The Dutch national organisation InnoSportNL - set up in 2006 by TNO and the national sports federation NOC*NSF - has adapted this concept. Especially for recreational sports such a field-lab has been established in Eindhoven in 2009. This initiative has received a lot of international attention, which has triggered Sports & Technology to set up the EU-project ProFit (

Contact: Rene Wijlens

Are you representing a private company, sports or government organization and are you looking for state-of-the-art knowledge, products, services or projects in the field of sports, this is where you will find it!