Genius Sports, an international company specialised in sports data and technology, has opened a new office in the Maison du Sport International (MSI) in Lausanne, Switzerland, earlier this month. As a new addition to the unique sports ecosystem in Switzerland, Genius Sports will be able to enhance its offering to its European sports partners, some of which include International Federations based in the region.
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Would you like to keep in shape after an active summer holiday or simply step up your fitness level, but you do not know which activity to go for? Then you may want to have a look at Wellwhere, a new Swiss start-up which provides access to different, existing fitness activities across Switzerland without requesting membership.
SEMOS stands for Sport Event Management and Organisation Seminar. The course, run by AISTS since 2001, provides an overview of the key tasks that sports managers need to successfully plan, communicate and operate when organising sport events. It offers a 360° view and behind the scenes look at the mechanics of sport events of different sizes, from local to international.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) hosted an eSports Forum at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne on 21 July 2018.
The Forum began a dialogue to build joint understanding and set a platform for future engagement between the eSports and gaming industries and the Olympic Movement. The joint IOC-GAISF organisation of the eSsports Forum reflects the increasing collaboration between various stakeholders of the Olympic Movement and the eSports and gaming community.
Following the success of the inaugural edition of THE SPOT and the announcement of a new sport incubator, ThinkSport has welcomed several new members to its unique network. They include sport organisations, start-ups and established companies from all over Switzerland.
The first World Archery Masters Championships, an open entry tournament for archers aged 40 years and over, will be hosted by the World Archery Excellence Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland on 14-18 August 2018.
A multi-discipline schedule featuring indoor, outdoor and field competitions will be spread over three different venues in the Olympic Capital. There is free entrance for all the events.
Following last year’s successful inaugural event, the FAI International Drones Conference and Expo is set to return for its second edition, which, as part of the EPFL Drone Days, will take place from 31 August to 2 September 2018 at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). If you would like to gain unique insights into the latest drone technology and hear experts reveal how drones will shape our future, then register for the event now.
Last week, the new International Testing Agency (ITA), recognised as being a major new player and key driver in the fight against doping worldwide, started officially its activities in Lausanne.
Are you a Swiss start-up in need a helping hand to progress? If so, look no further than Venturelab, which designs and implements programmes to bring the best start-up talents to the next level of development. Together with its successful founders and key academic and industry partners,Venturelab‘s team operates out of Zurich, Lausanne and St. Gallen. Its core mission is to support entrepreneurs and help them raise funding and achieve business growth during the course of their company’s evolution.
The clips of the keynote address by Patrick Baumann (GAISF President, IOC Member and FIBA Secretary General) and the panel discussions held at this month‘s Sport Future Rendez-Vous are now available at ThinkSport’s digital knowledge center. Don’t miss out or relive what was debated about the hot topic of the future of sport and its governance.