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AZUM system provides smart training platformAZUM system provides smart training platform

24.09.2020 AZUM system provides smart training platform

Innovation alert - here is another promising solution developed recently by a Swiss start-up!

Are you a coach or athlete keen to take training to the next level? Then meet Zurich based start-up AZUM system and check out their new smart training planning tool for contemporary sports coaching. No matter if amateur or top athlete, this innovative solution provides for a customised platform for training and nutrition management. The user can design the interface according to personal ideas, create an own training library and store individual intensity zones, algorithms and instruction videos. The makers of AZUM system claim to focus on individualisation instead of standardisation, enabling an efficient, customised training. 


Innosuisse grant to boost sport innovation in SwitzerlandInnosuisse grant to boost sport innovation in Switzerland

23.09.2020 Innosuisse grant to boost sport innovation in Switzerland

  • ThinkSport, UNIL and EPFL to receive a grant by Innosuisse to spur sport innovation in Switzerland.
  • Selection is a recognition of sport’s significant contribution to the Swiss economy and the unique ecosystem.
  • New opportunities for innovative partnerships and projects by Swiss sport-related companies and start-ups.

Two weeks to go to iSPORTCONNECT’s 2020 Lausanne SummitTwo weeks to go to iSPORTCONNECT’s 2020 Lausanne Summit

Technis and Sword Venue ensure live monitoring of population flows for Le Tour de France in NiceTechnis and Sword Venue ensure live monitoring of population flows for Le Tour de France in Nice

14.09.2020 Technis and Sword Venue ensure live monitoring of population flows for Le Tour de France in Nice

Two Lausanne based start-ups, Technis and Sword Venue, recently revealed that they have jointly developed a smart technology used at the ongoing Tour de France. First the solution uses smart floors to count people entering, leaving and moving in certain venues or spaces. Second, it creates digital maps based on the real time data on space occupation in the defined zones, which are displayed via a smart phone app. The app enables the organisers to define a maximum number of people which must not to be exceeded. A "stop" signal is displayed on the public entry point as soon as this threshold is reached.

Plans for National Sailing Performance Centre on the UNIL/EFPL Campus take shapePlans for National Sailing Performance Centre on the UNIL/EFPL Campus take shape

2020 Smart Cities and Sport Summit: 100% virtual and free for all city entities2020 Smart Cities and Sport Summit: 100% virtual and free for all city entities

iWorkinSport launches “Best Employers in Sport” initiativeiWorkinSport launches “Best Employers in Sport” initiative

Grow your business from the “MSI” – in the heart of the Olympic CapitalGrow your business from the “MSI” – in the heart of the Olympic Capital

03.09.2020 Grow your business from the “MSI” – in the heart of the Olympic Capital

Insiders to sport and the Olympic Movement will immediately associate the “Maison du Sport International”, also known as MSI, with Lausanne’s unique sport ecosystem. Located just a few footsteps away from the IOC’s new headquarters “Olympic House”, the MSI hosts 45 sports stakeholders, among which are mostly Olympic and non-Olympic International Federations, international umbrella organisations, but also media organisations, sport-related companies and advisors.


Meet Ambassador Nicolas Bideau, keynote speaker at Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2020Meet Ambassador Nicolas Bideau, keynote speaker at Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2020

Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2020 sneak preview with Jean-Loup ChappeletSport Future Rendez-Vous 2020 sneak preview with Jean-Loup Chappelet

28.08.2020 Sport Future Rendez-Vous 2020 sneak preview with Jean-Loup Chappelet

The rise and future of Switzerland as an Olympic epicentre and related image challenges will be the focus of this year’s Sport Future Rendez-Vous, which will be held online on 10 September 2020. Check out ThinkSport’s three quick questions to Jean-Loup Chappelet, UNIL Emeritus Professor, and get a glimpse of what to expect!


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