Australia Sports Innovation Week 2023: Thriving partnerships between industry and the university sector are essential for being Olympic Games ready and continuing to build a world-class sports tech ecosystem

(Brisbane, QLD – August 18, 2023) – STWS are delighted to announce University of Queensland as the official Education Partner for the 2023 Australia Sports Tech Conference on Thursday August 31, 2023 and as an active partner across the Australia Sports Innovation Week in Brisbane, Queensland.

“Collaboration and partnerships across industry, government and the university sector are essential for a successful sport tech ecosystem,” said Professor John Cairney, BA (Hons), MA, PhD, Head of School, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, University of Queensland.
“Achieving a groundbreaking sport tech ecosystem mandates a concerted effort between industry players, government entities, and academia.”
“We are proud to partner with STWS and the Australia Sports Innovation Week to forge ongoing connections between UQ and best-in-class sports tech companies.”
UQ’s distinction in sports academia is globally renowned, being ranked first in Australia and second in the world for sport-related subjects by the QS rankings. This accolade is a testament to UQ’s dedication to excellence in sports research and education.
The University of Queensland will be hosting the following events during the Australia Sports Innovation Week.
  • Sports Tech Academic Day: Wednesday 30th August from 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Co-creating the Future Sports Tech Ecosystem: Friday 1st September from 10:00am to 12:00pm

Information for the Australia Sports Tech Conference in Brisbane on Thursday 31st August is available:

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