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Research and innovation

Objective 1.2: Improving innovation delivery policies

Published: 15/05/2017

About the project

The aim of SportsTech is to improve policies that relate to the performance of research based clusters in the field of sports, and strengthen their potentials for quadruple helix cooperation as well as the creation of synergies with smart specialisation processes. The main objective is to increase and facilitate regional technological innovation of sports in the economy and by doing so, add to the potentials of SMEs, institutions and public sectors to build economic activity, competitiveness and increase employment possibilities. Moreover, the project’s sub-objective is to capture the potentials of sports on a societal level, improving the health of general population and workforce, stimulate social cohesion and integration of vulnerable groups, and create better linkages with other domains such as care and education. Also, social well-being affects employability and economic development positively, making the sub-objective an important stimulus to the projects main objective.

Types of partners you are looking for

Clusters that are active in the field of research based sports development, Managing Authorities from regions where innovation and clusterisation are included within their Regional Operational Programme, and have (some) reference related to policy level activities in the field of sports.

Project idea owner details

Name: Rene Wijlens

Organisation: Sports and Technology, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (Nederland)

Tel: +31 (0)6-21829070

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Last Updated: 22 May 2017

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