Andorra Business, Andorra Research + Innovation and the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC), with the support of SPSG Consulting, present the Andorra Sports Innovation Summit, an event on sport and innovation to be held on October 3 in the Auditori Nacional d’Andorra in Ordino.

The event, which is part of a global agreement between GSIC and Andorra to position the country as an international benchmark in the sports and innovation industry, will include representatives of international entities in the sector as well as relevant local players.

Several local and international startups will also participate, including the three winners of the Andorra Sports Startup Challenge, who will receive an award from the Minister of the Presidency, Economy and Enterprise of the Government of Andorra, Jordi Gallardo.

Meetings and exclusive networking sessions will also be held for participants in the event.

About Andorra Business and Andorra Research + Innovation

Andorra Business is Andorra’s economic promotion and development agency. Promoting key sectors for the diversification of the economy, attracting and accompanying foreign and local investment, supporting Andorran companies to become more competitive, and facilitating the landing of new companies in the country are some of its priorities.

More information: Andorra Business – Invest in Andorra

Andorra Research + Innovation is the agency in charge of developing and promoting R&D&I in Andorra in strategic sectors such as Mountain and Sports, among others.

More information: Andorra Research + Innovation (ari.ad)

About GSIC powered by Microsoft

The Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC) is a non-profit association that works from the philosophy of a business cluster. GSIC was promoted by Microsoft Sport team in 2015 and brings together all kinds of sports entities (clubs, federations, associations), institutions, technology companies (from startups to enterprises), research organizations, investors and key figures in the sports industry to improve its value chain.

GSIC focuses its activities and services on 6 main points: entrepreneurship, networking, applied research, display, Microsoft Partners Solutions and assessment in digital transformation.

More than 340 companies from 41 different countries have already received the support of GSIC through different activities, as well as its ambassadors and network of sports industry professionals.

More information: http://sport-gsic.com/

Auditori Nacional d’Andorra

About the Auditori Nacional d’Andorra

The Andorra Sports Innovation Summit gonna be held on October 3 at the Auditori Nacional d’Andorra.

The National Auditorium is a building that dates from approximately 1930 and was restored to house the auditorium of the Principality of Andorra. It is located in the town of Ordino, very close to the House Museum of Areny-Plandolit, to which it had belonged.

The Auditori Nacional d’Andorra has a total capacity of 490 seats .

More information about the Auditori Nacional d’Andorra.

Andorra Sports Innovation Summit 2022 Program

9 am – 9.30 am
Accreditations
9.30 am
Welcoming words
Eva Choy – Cònsol menor del Comú d’Ordino
9.30 am – 9.45 am
Opening ceremony
Jordi Gallardo – Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise of the Govern d’Andorra
9.45 am – 9.55 am
Introduction to the event and context
Andorra Business, Andorra Research + Innovation and GSIC
10 am – 10.05 am
Andorra Startup Challenge presentation
Andorra Business, Andorra Research + Innovation and GSIC
10.05 am – 10.30 am
Award ceremony for winning startups of the Andorra Startup Challenge 2022
EVIX, CityLegends, Fanprime and LogMeal
10.30 am – 11 am
Coffee Break
11 am – 11.40 am
Roundtable – Host Cities for Winter Sports Competitions
Moderator: Carlos Cantó, CEO SPSG Consulting
Isto Vanhämaki, Director of Lahti Region Development (LADEC)
David Hidalgo, CEO of Grandvalira-Ensisa
11.45 am – 12.25 pm
Roundtable – Financing, investment and trends in sport
Moderator: Iris Córdoba, General Director of GSIC powered by Microsoft Innovation
Luis Vicente, President APEX Capital
Alberto S.Bichi, Executif Director EPSI (The European Platform for Sport Innovation)
Javier Sobrino, Managing Partner of Aser Ventures
12.30 pm – 13 pm
Report Presentation – Cycling + Winter & Mountain Sports
Carlos Cantó, SPG Consulting
13.05 pm – 13.45 pm
Roundtable – Sustainable impact of sport
Moderator: Guillermo Marín, Director of Office and Services in GSIC
Denis Mustonen, Head of Foreign Affairs at Lahti Region Development (LADEC)
Katia Juaréz, Co-Founder, Director of Sustainability Win&Green
Pedro Morán, Marketing Director at Pal Arinsal Grandvalira Resorts Andorra
13.45 pm – 13.50 pm
Closing of the Andorra Sports Innovation Summit 2022

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