EPSI Conference 2015 – Programme Day 1

4th European Platform for Sport Innovation Conference

“Sports Innovation in the city”


The Consumer Goods Innovation Forum:

Paving the Way for Future Growth”


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Day 1 – Morning                                                     
08:30 – 9:00 Registrations
Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 9:30 Introduction
Mr. Joan PORCAR, President at INDESCATMr. Antonello Marega, President at EPSI
09:30 – 10:00 Conference key speaker Wearables – Mr. Augustín Macià, Founder, CTO & Director of Corporate Strategy at Nuubo: http://www.nuubo.com/
10:00 – 10:45

New technologies materials

Round table: Wearables and Product Innovation

Managing all your real time game data, Sensor technology in the sport industry. Why real data is important? How do wearables work in real world? How do wearables improve performance?

Moderator: Mr. Stephan Van Uijtregt, Sports technology and new product development expert


  • Mr. Evelyn Lebis, Product Manager at Eurecat
  • Mr. Agustín Macià, Founder of Nuubo
  • Mr. Jose. A. Ildefonso, CEO at First V1sion
  • Ms. Eva Vega, Business Consultant at Atos, presenting the EASY-Imp project
11:00 – 12:00 Break + Brokerage Event (5 meetings x 10minutes)


12:15 – 13:00

Sports Innovation

Round table Sports Innovation

Future innovation sports trends, Innovation newcomers, How to implement innovations in the sector.

Moderator: Mr. Alberto Bichi, Secretary-General at FESI and Co-Executive Director at EPSI


  • Mr. Jesús de Pablos, CEO at 1d3a
  • Mr. Xavier Balius, Head of Science Medicine and Technology at CAR, High Performance Centre
  • Mr. David Huerva, founder of Skitude
  • Mr. Rene Wijlens, Cluster manager at Sports & Technology and Co-Executive director at EPSI
13:00 – 14:00       Lunch
Day 1 – Afternoon
14:00 – 14:15 Welcome Coffee
14:15 – 14:35


Opening Speech
Mr. Emanuele CARPANZANO, Executive Committee Chairman at Consumer Goods Cross-ETPFormat: Formal speech
Theme: The Consumer Goods Cross-ETP: strategy, role and activities
14:35 – 15:50

Industrial Innovation

Industrial Innovation

Format: Presentations

Moderator: Lutz WALTER, Secretary General at Consumer Goods Cross-ETP


  • 14:35 Mr. Maurizio Crivellari, CEO at Quickly SA, CH
    Theme: Advanced digital services to drive business innovation
    in the fashion sector
  • 14:55 Mr. Luca BUSINARO, CEO at Novation Tech Spa, IT
    Theme: New materials for sports and technical products
  • 15:15 Mr. Michel Byvoet, CEO at Bivolino.com, BE
    Theme: Consumer co-creation and shared economy concepts in the fashion and consumer goods sector
  • 15:35 Mr. Antonio Diterlizzi, CEO at InnEx, IT
    Theme: Design based innovation of protective personal equipment
15:55 – 16:20 Networking break
16:20 – 17:20

Innovation Policy


Research & Innovation Policies supporting Consumer Goods sectors

Format: Panel Discussion
Moderator: Alberto Bichi, Secretary-General at FESI and Co-Executive Director at EPSI

  • Julio CARDOSO, DG GROW at the European Commission, EU
  • Sergio Lourenso, R&D Management Expert at CDTI, ES
  • Mr. Lluis Ma. Tortras, technology Manager at ACCIÓ, ES
  • Emanuele Carpanzano, Director of the Department of Innovative Technologies at SUPSI, CH
  • Danièle Clutier, Associate Director Research and Consulting IFM Paris & WORTH Platform,  FR
21:00                      Dinner