Sports Technology and Innovation
Goal of the course
Students work on various aspects in the innovation process ranging from how to set up a project, to finding problem-solution and product-market fit to conceptualizing the solution and thinking about an initial business model. They also pitch the project at the end.
2nd Master students (Movement and Sports Sciences)
Input at the start
A briefing document and time to discuss the challenge with the students and me
Some initial validation of the main assumptions, a basic idea about the possible solution and a presentation to summarize current work and possible next steps.
The course has just been initiated in the current academic year, students worked on their own idea, ranging from smart flooring solutions for basketball, to applications for remote sports psychology support, rehab assistance, real-time energy monitoring for cyclists, etc.