Press Releases

VICTORIA HOME TO NEW ‘SUPER CLUSTER’ OF SPORT INNOVATION

Date: 30-Mar-2022
MELBOURNE – 29 MARCH 2022: This week marked the official opening of Victoria’s world-class Australian Sports Innovation Centre for Excellence (ASICE). The ‘super cluster’ of sport innovation brings together sports tech founders, entrepreneurs, and leading sports tech companies to accelerate local sports tech growth and attract national and international partnership opportunities for Victoria.

ASTN AND SPORTRADAR JOIN FORCES TO ACCELERATE AUSTRALIAN INSPIRED SPORTS TECHNOLOGIES

Date: 28-Mar-2022
MELBOURNE – 28 MARCH 2022: Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) – the governing body for sports technology and innovation – and Sportradar (Nasdaq:SRAD) – the leading global sports technology company creating immersive experiences for sports fans –have today announced a two-year partnership to facilitate growth in sports technology, in Melbourne, Victoria.

Sportstech Pre-Accelerator Program invites new round of entrepreneurs as doors open for 2022

Date: 18-Mar-2022
MELBOURNE – 17 MARCH, 2022: Australia’s newest entrepreneurs with a passion for sports technology will be able to tap into a rich ecosystem of world-class knowledge, mentors, and industry connections with Australia’s preeminent ‘Business of Sport’ Pre-Accelerator program opening its doors for 2022.

ASTN and XT Ventures collaboration marks significant step for sportstech in Australia

Date: 10-Mar-2022
A new partnership between the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) and Sports Technology focused Global Investment Firm, XT Ventures, will support young Australian entrepreneurs take their product to the world stage.

ASTN powers sports innovation with new appointments

Date: 10-Feb-2022
Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN), the governing body for sports technology and innovation, today announced two new key appointments as it prepares for substantial growth. Cam Vale steps into the role of General Manager Operations and Hayley Priestnall to Alumni Office Manager, highlighting a new leadership approach at ASTN to help accelerate Australia’s sportstech industry.

ASTN and Outerspace Design join forces to support local sportstech start-up & scale-up success Melbourne

Date: 20-Jan-2022
Melbourne, Australia, 20 January 2022. Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) and Outerspace Design today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Tech entrepreneurs and sport science professionals unite to drive innovation

Date: 11-Nov-2021
Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) and Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), effective from November 2021.

Powering the local sportstech community to get more Queenslanders moving

Date: 21-Oct-2021
Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) and the Queensland Government Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport (DTIS) haveannounced anewpartnership to accelerate Queensland’s sports innovation economy, as part of the Department’s commitment to innovation under the ActiveKIT program.

ASTN TO WELCOME INTERNATIONAL SPORTSTECH STUDENT GROUP TO PRE-ACCELLERATOR

Date: 6-Oct-2021
The University of Bayreuth Melbourne Gateway Office and the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) have confirmed a collaboration as part of the ASTN-GSIC Pre-Accelerator program. The entrepreneurial education program will see a group of students from the University of Bayreuth, who are part of the Master’s Programme in Sports Technology at the University in Germany, take part in the live-online cohort between September and December 2021. The Bayreuth-based student group, who have developed a 3D-printed foot prothesis for children and made it to the finals of the German 3D-Printing Challenge, will take part in the program alongside other Victorian- and Australianbased sportstech founders, athletes, researchers and practitioners to expand their knowledge on innovation commercialization.

ASTN TO ESTABLISH ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR NEW INNOVATION CENTRE

Date: 22-Sep-2021
The Australian Sports Technologies Network has great pleasure in announcing the establishment of the Australian Sports Innovation Centre of Excellence (ASICE) Advisory Council.

ASTN TO ESTABLISH NEW WORLD-CLASS SPORTS INNOVATION CENTRE IN MELBOURNE

Date: 9-Sep-2021
The Victorian Government Minister for Innovation, Medical Research, and the Digital Economy, Jaala Pulford yesterday announced support for Victoria’s growing sports technology sector with a $4 million investment to establish the Australian Sports Innovation Centre for Excellence (ASICE) in Cremorne, Melbourne’s global innovation and technology precinct.