• Sydney Sports Incubator

    Located in Sydney Olympic Park, the Sydney Sports Incubator (SSI) is designed to assist both start-ups
    as well as existing companies establish or build-out their commercialisation of their sports
    related products or services.

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Located in Sydney Olympic Park, the Sydney Sports Incubator (SSI) is designed to assist both start-ups as well as existing companies establish or build-out their commercialisation of their sports related products or services.

The SSI supports a range of products including software, sports training, sports services, performance and safety equipment through to equipment, technology and applications designed to increase the health, wellbeing and performance.

The SSI is supported by the Sydney Olympic Park Authority, the NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) and the Australian Sports Innovation Centre. The SSI builds on the unique opportunities available to businesses in Sydney Olympic Park sports precinct and the connection with a wide range of sports organisations, schools, facilities and athletes.

The Sydney Sports Incubator (SSI) brings together a powerful collective of thought leadership around technology innovation and commercialisation. Businesses located at the SSI have the advantage of leveraging and gaining early access to leading business, industry and technology partners including entree to advanced technology.

A business operating from the SSI will gain additional benefit through the SSI network which includes a multitude of universities, research programs and corporate partners across the fields of science, sports, manufacturing and business to name a few.

In addition SSI members are able to work with government entities that are designed to support and leverage the future growth and next generation of sports and businesses in Australia. This can be achieved

through grant applications, varying funding models, trade and industry support.

The NSWIS Applied Research Program will also provide benefits to the companies through its research capability within the Techvoucher Program via the NSW Department of Trade and Investment, and its status as a Research Service Provider by AusIndustry.

The SSI will also use its connections to utilise the known expertise in Government, and of commercial and educational organisations to make this a long-term financially viable program that leads start-up sport technology companies to commercial viability. The SSI will develop sport linked start-up businesses that diversify into commercially stable companies that stay within the Sydney Olympic Park precinct.

Creating jobs of the future through encouraging and facilitating innovation in sport to build the ‘silicon valley of sport’ at Sydney Olympic Park.

Our Objectives:

  • To attract investment and partners for the new sports technology start-ups identified to ensure their domestic and international success.
  • Grow Australian expertise in sport to provide a competitive edge in sports performance and enhance Australia’s reputation in the world of sport.
  • To work with sports sector partners to identify start-ups that will be successful and generate job growth.
  • To build a sports innovation community the ‘silicon valley of sport’ at Sydney Olympic Park that is self sustaining.
  • To increase Australian sports participation and reduce overall childhood obesity rates and improve the general health of Australian’s through the use of new sports innovations.
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