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FIS and Freeride World Tour join forcesFIS and Freeride World Tour join forces

08.12.2022 FIS and Freeride World Tour join forces

The Freeride World Tour (FWT) just announced it has merged with the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS), which is acquiring FWT properties. The two organisations, which are both based in Switzerland, will join forces starting from the 2022-2023 season.


Top ten teams selected for final pitch event of the 2022 Sport Innovation ChallengeTop ten teams selected for final pitch event of the 2022 Sport Innovation Challenge

VORN Team crowned Sport Hackdays winner and invited to THE SPOT 2023VORN Team crowned Sport Hackdays winner and invited to THE SPOT 2023

UCI and UNIL provide cycling coaching certificateUCI and UNIL provide cycling coaching certificate

15.11.2022 UCI and UNIL provide cycling coaching certificate

The inaugural Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in cycling coaching got under way last week at the UCI World Cycling Centre (WCC) in Aigle, Switzerland.

The cutting-edge course is organised and run by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), its World Cycling Centre (WCC) and the University of Lausanne (UNIL). It is tailored for experienced coaches who already have a university degree in sport sciences or the UCI WCC Level 3 coaching certificate.


Visit the final pitch event of the 2022 Sport Innovation Challenge!Visit the final pitch event of the 2022 Sport Innovation Challenge!

10.11.2022 Visit the final pitch event of the 2022 Sport Innovation Challenge!

Curious and open minds are invited to come to the final battle of the 2022 Sport Innovation Challenge, organised by Haskins Sport Society in partnership with the Freeride World Tour (FWT). Over the last few weeks, 35 teams of sport management students have worked on fresh ideas in the areas of business development, marketing, fan engagement and inclusion to provide the FWT with smart solutions for the future. See the best ten teams go toe-to-toe and discover their concepts at the final pitch session on 9 December in Bern!


The Fit for Life Foundation awards 4 innovative and impactful organisations in the field of healthy aging – applications for 2023 openThe Fit for Life Foundation awards 4 innovative and impactful organisations in the field of healthy aging – applications for 2023 open

26.10.2022 The Fit for Life Foundation awards 4 innovative and impactful organisations in the field of healthy aging – applications for 2023 open

The Fit for Life Foundation recently recognised four outstanding, innovative and impactful organisations in the field of healthy aging, selected among over 500 applicants from 80 countries around the world. The Fit for Life Awards provide EUR 100,000 grants disbursed over 3 years to facilitate tracking and monitoring of the project’s performance and impact. This multi-year support enables Laureates to steadily scale up their programmes, while building public awareness of the importance of healthy aging for communities.


Call for applications: NTN Innovation Booster on “Data for Sustainability”Call for applications: NTN Innovation Booster on “Data for Sustainability”

21.10.2022 Call for applications: NTN Innovation Booster on “Data for Sustainability”

Experts in operational event management, data analysis, and in sustainability, as well as any other interested parties, are invited to apply now for participation in the Swiss Innovation Booster on the theme of “Data for Sustainability”. Powered by Innosuisse, the first session will take place face-to-face on 24 November 2022, from 9am to 4:30pm, in Lausanne.


On your marks: Apply NOW for the 2023 PERL Awards!On your marks: Apply NOW for the 2023 PERL Awards!

17.10.2022 On your marks: Apply NOW for the 2023 PERL Awards!

Are you an innovative entrepreneur, based in the Lausanne region, and are you looking for some visibility and recognition for your business idea? Then get on your marks: Lausanne Region has just officially opened the registrations for the 21st edition of the ‘Prix Entreprendre Lausanne Région’ (PERL). Up for grabs: 5 prizes for a total amount of CHF 100,000!


2022 Sport Innovation Challenge takes off successfully2022 Sport Innovation Challenge takes off successfully

12.10.2022 2022 Sport Innovation Challenge takes off successfully

Almost 200 curious and innovative minds gathered last weekend in Lausanne to kick off together the 2022 Sport Innovation Challenge, organised by Haskins Sport Society and supported by ThinkSport. The crowd included 33 teams of students, ready to work on solutions in the fields of business development, marketing, inclusion and fan engagement for the Freeride World Tour (FWT), as well as 30 mentors and speakers, happy to share their insights and expertise.


Sports Hackdays in Lucerne to be back next month!Sports Hackdays in Lucerne to be back next month!

10.10.2022 Sports Hackdays in Lucerne to be back next month!

Hacking and prototyping for the world of sports! This year’s edition of the annualHackdays of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU), supported by ThinkSport, will take place on 26 and 27 November. The event allows students to meet with tech companies, clubs, organisations and athletes to create data-driven innovations and develop prototypes and business models for use in sports.


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