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Innovations in sports and a healthy lifestyle": a city industry forum was held in the Digital business space

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Инновации в спорте и здоровом образе жизни»: в Цифровом деловом пространстве состоялся городской отраслевой форум
28.10.2020
The capital's companies presented innovative developments in the field of sports and healthy lifestyle, as well as discussed the development of the sporttech segment.
The first city industry forum "Innovations in sports and healthy lifestyle" was held in the "Digital business space". It was organized by the Moscow innovation Agency, which is subordinate to the Moscow Department of entrepreneurship and innovative development.

The plenary session was attended by Alexey Fursin, head of the Department of entrepreneurship and innovative development of the city of Moscow, representatives of the intersectoral cluster of the sports industry created on the basis of the Moscow innovation cluster, as well as experts from DOSAAF Moscow and companies in the field of sporttech and wellness industry.

"According to the Global SportsTech VC Report 2019 research on the technology segment in sports, Moscow is among the top 5 cities in Europe in terms of investment in this sector. At the same time, it has a huge growth potential: the trend for maintaining a healthy lifestyle is becoming more popular, " said Alexey Fursin, head of the Moscow Department of entrepreneurship and innovative development of Moscow. — For the first time, we gathered government organizations, large network companies and small enterprises, and technology startups at the forum. The purpose of the event is to give developers the opportunity to present their projects in this area, and potential customers-to share their needs and tasks for solving with the help of modern technologies."

Alexey Fursin also spoke about the possibilities of an intersectoral sports cluster created on the basis of the Moscow innovation cluster for the development of projects in this area. The Association includes 55 high-tech enterprises that create products in the field of sports and healthy lifestyle. As part of the cross-industry cluster, projects are being implemented to create the first Technopark in the sports industry, as well as to develop technology for a composite Bicycle and a rowing simulator with Wi-Fi connectivity.

In addition, small and medium-sized enterprises of the capital in the field of sports and healthy lifestyle can apply for subsidies in the amount of up to one million rubles to compensate for utility costs, interest on loans, and equipment costs. Participants of the Moscow innovation cluster and residents of technoparks can also recover the costs of paying interest on loans, purchasing or leasing equipment. Applications will be accepted on October 30. You can get acquainted with the conditions and list of necessary documents for receiving subsidies and submit an application on the special website of the Moscow Government for Moscow entrepreneurs cashback. moscow. business.

The business program of the forum "Innovations in sports and healthy lifestyle" also includes panel discussions and four tracks with pitch sessions, where startups demonstrated their innovative developments. They presented projects aimed at digitalizing the sports industry, attracting investment in it, and creating an infrastructure to support and develop innovations in this market segment.

In addition, the Digital business space hosted an exhibition of technological innovations for companies in the sports field, athletes and those who are interested in a healthy lifestyle. It presented dumbbells with sensors for analyzing the quality of exercise, a simulator for preventing dangerous situations during extreme sports, a solution for determining the predisposition of children to various physical activities, as well as other developments.

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The Moscow innovation Agency was created by the Department of entrepreneurship and innovative development of the city of Moscow. The Agency brings together representatives of the city government and business, as well as technology companies to jointly solve the tasks of creating, testing and implementing innovative solutions in Moscow.

For more information, please contact the press service Of the Department of entrepreneurship and innovative development of the city of Moscow at the following email address: dpir-press@mos.ru

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