SportsTech Denmark is a network for all companies, start-ups, and stakeholders operating within the wide span of sports technology in Denmark. As a member of SportsTech Denmark you get access to three annual network meetings, commercial guidance, and the opportunity to meet other stakeholders, companies, and start-ups within sports and sports technology.
SportsTech Denmark is a network for all companies, start-ups, and stakeholders working with solutions for sports. When being a member, you can participate in 3 annual network meetings focusing on different topics relevant to the industry as the latest trends, sports data or export tools. The network meetings’ focus will differ from event to event.
You will also get the opportunity to meet other stakeholders, companies, and start-ups within sports and sports technology, share knowledge and experiences while hopefully paving the way for new collaborations across sports and business.
Eventually, you will be able to access commercial guidance as a member of the network.
The network is organized by Idrættens Innovationslab in cooperation with Dansk Industri and Dansk Design Center. SportsTech Denmark is co-funded by Industriens Fond.
Stay updated on LinkedIn
You can join our group on LinkedIn, where we hope to create a common platform for all relevant actors in the industry.
Here, we will share the latest news and events in the SportsTech Denmark network — we do also encourage members to share news, facts, and trends relevant for enthusiasts in the Danish SportsTech community.
You can join the group by following this link.
What is SportsTech?
Sports Technology (SportsTech) is a broad sector consisting of companies serving different parts of the sports value chain. While there is a large focus on traditional sports in leagues, teams, and advertising, niches in the sports technology sector are developing rapidly. Thus, the SportsTech sector spans from the more traditional solutions for athletes, arenas, and sports events to solutions within
- Social & Fan engagement
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Data analytics
- Virtual reality / augmented reality
The market for SportsTech is very popular in venture investing. From 2013 to 2018, the capital investments in European SportsTech have increased from 43 million euro to approx. 360 million euro. On a global level, the SportsTech industry has an expected valuation of approx. 80 million US dollars in 2020. Eventually, there are 5200 SportsTech-start-ups registered globally, while 1500 of the start-ups are located in Europe.
Sports in Denmark & Idrættens Innovationslab
Denmark has a strong facilitation of sports. DIF represents 1.9 million members, 345,000 volunteers and several events for both professional and amateur sports. In relation to this, Idrættens Innovationslab aims to support innovation collaborations between businesses and sports, strengthening both growth and employment among Danish companies and Danish sports.