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EPSI staff is glad to welcome four new members in the network, that will give their contribute and expertise in developing new ideas and project in the name of Sport Innovation.

We are glad to welcome University of Limerick (Ireland), Sport Ireland (Ireland), Varala Sports Institute (Finland) and Qridi (Finland).

University of Limerick

The University of Limerick is an independent, internationally focused university with over 11,600 students and 1,300 staff. It is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship.


Sport Ireland

Sport Ireland was established on October 1 2015. It is the authority tasked with the development of sport in Ireland. This includes participation in sport, high performance sport, anti-doping, coaching and the development of the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus.


Varala Sports Institute

Founded in 1909, Varala is a pioneer at the sports institute scene in Finland. The institute was originally founded to promote women’s physical education. Nowadays the three main areas of activity are vocational education for sports instructors and coaches; high performace training center and a wide range of services related to leisure time activities & wellbeing at work.



Qridi is a formative evaluation and learning analytics software programme for comprehensive schools. It has been developed to comply with the requirements of the new national core curriculum in cooperation with several Finnish teachers and experts.