In Eindhoven at the 14th National Sports Innovation Congress, IPOS Rein Sensors were announced the winner of the Dutch Sports Innovation Award 2017.
The Dutch Sports Innovation Award is an incentive prize for an innovative and promising product or service that focuses on top sports and/or recreational sports with key pillars:
- Performance: Product or service makes it possible to perform better in top and/or recreational sports;
- Vitality: Product or service contributes to a sporty and active lifestyle;
- Economic market potential: the market potential of product or service.
An independent jury has chosen 4 finalists from over 30 candidates, from which the winner was announced wednesday. The jury praised the IPOS concept in its jury report. “The product offers the rider a dashboard and with that new possibilities for improving communication with the horse, supported by objective data. With this, welfare of rider and horse is served in a big sport. The idea is original, creative but above all real. In the development, cooperation with sports, knowledge partners and companies is well established. Participation in the accelerator program at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven has enabled the idea to grow into a business.