The project is developing and establishing a transnational platform and activities that will build a strong and sustainable ecosystem firmly based in industry and universities.
A4SEE Symposia and an on-line platform will be established as dissemination activity. These symposia and the platform will allow students and sports industry employers to connect by means of: Company Presentations, (Technology) Demonstration Market and Academic Insights (PhD-, Master-project Posters).
By attracting additional associate project partners, this sustainable ecosystem will remain to connect with the target groups after the funding period and will continue to deliver activities.
- Develop new, innovative, and multidisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning;
- Stimulate entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial skills of higher education teaching staff and company staff;
- Facilitate the exchange, flow and co-creation of knowledge
- Develop and implement a common vision and strategy road map to face global sports industry challenges for the next years, such as digitalization, sustainability (low carbon solutions, circular economy), etc.
SPOKI project aims to increase children’s involvement in sports by using SportKompas, a sport orientation method developed at Ghent University. The project aims to help children between 8 and 10 choose sports that align with their interests and abilities. SportKompas provides guidance, data for teachers, and insights for local governments and universities.
2024 has just begun and the first months of work for the I3-INSHAPE project are behind us. Co-funded by the EU, it aims to enhance the European digital economy by transforming the ClusSport Partnership recognized by the EU into a European competence centre for SME sports and vitality initiatives, accelerating interregional innovation investments and creating the I3-INSHAPE Network of Innovation and Investment Hubs.
In 2023, EPSI welcomed 37 new members, based in 21 different European countries. They include sport organizations, SMEs, industries, private and public entities, education and research institutions and associations.