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Sign up now for Sport Future 2017!Sign up now for Sport Future 2017!

23.02.2017 Sign up now for Sport Future 2017!

The digital revolution and integrity in sport will be the focus of this year’s edition of “Sport Future”, an annual event for expert discussions on pressing topics in sport. Jointly organised by ThinkSport and the University of Lausanne (UNIL) from 9 to 10 May 2017, Sport Future 2017 will feature top level speakers from various sectors including ...


This year, it’s World Games year!This year, it’s World Games year!

16.02.2017 This year, it’s World Games year!

The world’s best athletes in non-Olympic disciplines of 27 sports practised on land, in the water or in the air will meet and compete at the World Games in Wroclaw, Poland, from 20 to 30 July 2017. This major multi-sport event is organised at quadrennial intervals, in the years following the Olympic Summer Games.


Job offers and education programmes up on thinksport.org now!Job offers and education programmes up on thinksport.org now!

05.02.2017 Job offers and education programmes up on thinksport.org now!

This week, ThinkSport has extended its online services with two new sections integrated into its database: the first one features a number of Bachelors’, Masters’ and Continuous Education programmes offered by Thinksport’s academic partners. The second new section comprises a range of job offers across Switzerland. ThinkSport members have the opportunity to populate both new pages with their offers in these respective fields.


Talk to renowned stadium experts this week at the Olympic MuseumTalk to renowned stadium experts this week at the Olympic Museum

Skioo provides innovative solution for ski touristsSkioo provides innovative solution for ski tourists

19.01.2017 Skioo provides innovative solution for ski tourists

Skioo, a Lausanne based company founded four years ago, makes its mark in the ski tourism industry. Their business idea: offer access to 55 Swiss ski resorts with only one card at the best rate, depending on the actual use of the lifts. The more you ski, the less you pay!
Skioo saves queuing at the ticket desk, offers discounts and promotions throughout the season and provides for an automatic billing system.


Upcoming ACCELERATE WorkshopUpcoming ACCELERATE Workshop

13.01.2017 Upcoming ACCELERATE Workshop

The ACCELERATE “Connecting Sport & Innovation” Workshop is an exclusive event designed to connect sport organisations and ground-breaking start-ups on a subject of particular interest. The unique aspect of this event is that the programme itself is designed to fit the specific needs of the international sporting environment.


Ubisoft® and Freeride World Tour’s new partnership brings the thrill of freeride competition into your living room with Steep™!Ubisoft® and Freeride World Tour’s new partnership brings the thrill of freeride competition into your living room with Steep™!

ThinkSport Year-End MessageThinkSport Year-End Message

23.12.2016 ThinkSport Year-End Message

Happy holidays from the ThinkSport team!
We are very much looking forward to working with you in 2017.
This is an opportunity for us to thank you for your openness, inspiration, collaboration and shared ideas throughout the past year, which was certainly an exciting one for our new network.


Standardising body Global UTM forms partnership with World Air Sports FederationStandardising body Global UTM forms partnership with World Air Sports Federation

16.12.2016 Standardising body Global UTM forms partnership with World Air Sports Federation

In a recent article, ThinkSport highlighted the numerous drone-related activities which were founded in the canton of Vaud. This tendency was strengthened with the establishment of a body responsible for standardisation in this domain, located at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). The body known as Global UTM (Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management) was set up in July and there are more opportunities to come. Just this week, Global UTM sealed a partnership with the World Air Sports Federation (FAI), a Lausanne-based International Federation recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), whose main mission is to be the global organisation for the promotion of air sports and recreational flying.


UNIL contributes to national recommendations on physical activity needs of very young childrenUNIL contributes to national recommendations on physical activity needs of very young children

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