EPSI Conference 2014: The Sports sector as a driver for the new European economy
Bruno Alves – President of FESI
Antonello Marega – President of EPSI
Session 1: Vision of the Industry
The Relevance of Research and Innovation for the Sports Industry Harold Koerger – Innovation & Sports Research – Adidas
Textile & Sport Industries: the opportunities for a new European step/assets/LNOCA-EPSI-13juin14.pdf Laurent Noca – Toptex3 – Cofounder Laurent Noca
Session 2: New ways of collaboration
From Manufacturing to R&T in Asia: Singapore the new sports industry hub in Asia-Pacific by Pascal Joubert des Ouches – Executive Director of ISR Pascal Joubert des Ouches
ISPO Open Innovation Platform Catharina VAN DELDEN – CEO of Innosabi and partner ISPO Open Innovation Catharina van Delden
Session 3: Public Private Partnerships
Investmend fund – Inspiring Laurent Damiani – President of Sporsora Laurent Damiani
Clusters in sports industry and EU cross sector approaches for growth and internationalization – The COSME Cooperation for SMEs Programme 2014 / 2020 José Freitas – DG Entreprise and Industry
European Programme Horizon 2020 Magali Bayssiere – National Contact Point H2020 – Lyon Ingénierie Projets Magali Bayssiere
Session 4: Inspiration
From smartphone to smart jacket: Intelligent wearable meta-products in the cloud Cabriel Bleser, Project leader EASY-IMP & Deputy Director of Augmented Vision Department at DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence)
Inspiration from the Profit project: the potential of the field labs concept for innovation and new business Cees van Bladel Project leader of Profit – Sports & Technology
Session 5: Building the future
Mix & Match workshops
Conclusion and closing remarks:
The sports sector as the driver for the new economy René Wijlens – Executive Director EPSI
About the Conference
“The Sports sector as a driver for the new European economy”
The European Platform for Sports Innovation (EPSI), our member-partner SPORALTEC and the European project EASY-IMP cordially invite you to participate in the 3rd European Conference on Sports Innovation: “The Sports sector as a driver for the new European economy” to be held on June 13th, 2014 in Voiron (France).
The EPSI conference 2014 provides a forum for research organizations, companies, clusters from all over Europe active in the field of sports, sporting goods and to exchange information, discuss the future trends and priorities in the area of sports innovation and to create partnerships within joint projects.
It will be an opportunity for the international community to exchange ideas and develop a common vision for the future of sports innovation, a shared conception for the future of the industry and new ways of collaboration between public and private sectors. It is also an ideal occasion to gather information about European Programmes such as Horizon 2020 or COSME.
The organizing committee has been working to make this EPSI Conference 2014 a truly memorable experience for all participants. We sincerely hope that you will join us in making the 3rd EPSI Conference a success.
We look forward to welcome you to Voiron.
Antonello Marega, President of EPSI
Roland Pesty, President of Sporaltec
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