About SportGSIC

Global Sports Innovation Center (GSIC) is based in Madrid and it’s a non-profit association that was powered by Microsoft Sport Team in May of 2015. The GSIC was born as a meeting point for all the economic sectors linked to sports (performance, health, fitness, fan engagement, IT, sporting goods, wearables, tourism, education…). We have become a global reference for the sports industry connecting solutions, needs, talent and opportunities. The purpose of the GSIC is to support sports companies and organizations in order to foster projects and activities that strengthen sports industry and also enable people to achieve a better quality of life, both through the experience of sport itself (professional and amateur) and as viewers. The Center represents a space where the experience ecosystem is developed, enabling innovation and the establishment of technologies in sports services, devices and venues. In the end we are helping our partners to create synergies and leverage opportunities. Our facilities also include a showroom area where the latest technology solutions and devices developed by our members are showcased.

The MEDIAPRO Group installs VAR in Paraguay

By |2020-02-10T15:05:44+02:00January 23rd, 2020|Latest News, Noticias, Startups|

The MEDIAPRO Group has been entrusted with the installation of Video Assistant Referee technology (VAR) in Paraguay, where January 16th saw the first round of games of the 2020 First Division (APF) season get underway. The deal sees the Group provide services for the next three seasons 2020, 2021 and 2022. The First Division features 280 matches, with two games every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. MEDIAPRO will provide coverage of the six games every weekend with 3 OB vans operated by two technical directors, four certified International Football Association Board (IFAB) operators and two productions technicians.

Sports Summit México 2020 and GSIC organize a competition for solutions applied to the sports industry developed by startups located in Latin America

By |2020-01-15T01:35:34+02:00January 14th, 2020|Latest News, Noticias, Startups|

Sports Summit México 2020 launches its Startup Competition co-organized with the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC). This initiative aims to create a meeting point before, during and after the Sports Summit for Latin American startups and SMEs that are developing innovation solutions applied to the sports industry. The finalists will present their solutions to the public, media and national and international sports entities. The projects will be evaluated by a jury of the sports industry professionals during a pitching that will take place at Citibanamex.