Let’s shape your ideas

EPSI is a professional network of sport leaders that counts about 150 members from 30 European countries, including public institutions, sports federations, SMEs, universities, research centres, and sports accelerators. It supports innovation-friendly sports ecosystems in Europe, with over 40 projects approved by the European Commission, involving over 17 million EUR in calls of Horizon, COSME, LIFE, Erasmus+, and Interreg Europe.


  • Professional networking opportunities aimed at the development of innovation initiatives both bilaterally and multilaterally
  • Be informed on calls for proposal opportunities at the European level and regularly updated on overall research trends and strategic agendas
  • Contribute as partners to national and European consortia for the elaboration of innovation projects co-funded by the public sector
  • Be part of a selected research community aimed at fostering and encouraging innovation throughout the entire production value chain and related sectors.

Membership conditions

EPSI membership is open to any organization operating in the field of sports that possesses a legal body in Europe for at least two years.

The membership fee is 1000 EUR per year (excluding 21% VAT). 

“For us, EPSI has been very instrumental in creating a network of relevant connections on a European level. We have been involved in Erasmus + application which has been supported heavily by EPSI. EPSI also helped us identify where we can create potential partnerships.”

Swim Ireland, National Governing Body for swimming, water polo, diving, and synchronized swimming.


Board of directors assesses and processes applications and revert back promptly