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.
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.
Sports Camps Australia (SCA) commenced its operations in Sydney Olympic Park on 1 May 2014. SCA focused on the promotion of healthy lifestyle for children through the provision and promotion of sports clinics and camps. Their start-up business has been supported by the Sydney Sports Incubator and in particular the Sydney Olympic Park Authority with office accommodation, facilities and coaches with SCA now delivering 200 camps in Australia and with offices established in Singapore and India.