ASTN

The Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) provide leadership in the commercialisation, development and promotion of Australian-inspired sports technologies.

Established in 2012, the ASTN is an industry-led Australian eco-system of organisations with a vested interest in sports technology development. This includes leading sports technologies businesses, national sporting organisations, research institutions, sports distributors & retailers, government agencies, service providers and investors.

Who We Are

Podcasts

#29: ASTN 10-Year Anniversary Special, with founder James Demetriou

#29: ASTN 10-Year Anniversary Special, with founder James Demetriou

James Demetriou is one of the great success stories of modern Australia. The first generation Aussie became the first person of Hellenic background to represent the Essendon Football Club in the VFL/AFL, in 1975. After footy, James carved out a grand career in law, commerce, sport, governance and innovation. In ...

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Media Releases

New report shows the future looks fit for Australia’s $3.1bn sportstech industry

New report shows the future looks fit for Australia’s $3.1bn sportstech industry

MELBOURNE - 27 JULY 2022: The Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) has today released its inaugural Sports Innovation Report 2022, proving that Australia’s sportstech industry is only just getting started, but is quickly building to be one of the most mature and interconnected sportstech industries in the world. ...

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Case Studies

GTG Network: Transforming the way fans experience the game

GTG Network: Transforming the way fans experience the game

Nathan Rothschild is a self-confessed maths geek and sports nut. In the mid-2000s as a mathematics graduate from the University of Melbourne, Nathan wouldn’t have believed that he would soon combine his two greatest passions to create one of Australia’s leading sportstech companies.

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Industry Insights

Celebrating 10 Years of ASTN

Celebrating 10 Years of ASTN

Reflecting on a decade of sportstech. The year was 2012, London was hosting the Olympic Games and Usain Bolt won the 100m and 200m sprints. Lance Armstrong was banned from the sport for life, and stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. Roger Federer won his seventh Wimbledon title. ...

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Future Trends in Sportstech

Australia is home to one of the most mature and interconnected sportstech industries in the world. After consultation with our members, the ASTN team has prioritised ten (10) major strategic opportunities for the Australian Sports Technology industry to embrace our 5-year strategy from 2022-2026.

Ten Topics

Artificial Intelligence in Sport
Active Living, Fitness & Wellness
Web 3.0, Metaverse & Blockchain
Virtual Sports - Esports, Fantasy & Drone Leagues
Wearables, Smart Apparel & Equipment
Sustainability & ESG Quantifying Impact
Sports Digital Ethics
Women in Sportstech
Investment & Venture Capital
Global Trade & Business Matching

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