Join the inspiring Business Session at the Universiadi 2013.  Organized by the EIT ICT Labs, Business Session will focus on innovations in sport. You will see how sport activities and technological innovations in sport come together.

Business Session is tailored for entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs and large enterprises, researchers, innovators, students, sports as well as industrial organizations, coaches, athletes, trainers, sports delegations and representatives of government agencies from around the world and everybody interested in the technological innovations for sports!

What’s in it for you?

  • At the Aula Magna you will hear inspiring talks by the guest speakers
  • In the Exhibition area you will see innovative technological solutions developed by promising new companies from all over the Europe
  • In the Matchmaking Area you will testimony how large enterprises meet startups, research centres, sports delegations, entrepreneurs, etc.


Participation at the Business Session if free of charge.

Please fill out the registration form online and spread the word about the Business Session to your colleagues and friend interested in innovations in sports!

The deadline for registration is 3 December 2013. Seats in the Aula Magna are limited and early registration will give you priority.


  • Registered participants to the Business Session (Exhibition area, Matchmaking Area and Business Presentation session) have access also to the Plenary Closing Session of the Main Program (10 Dec, 14:15 at MART Auditorium) . Access is not allowed to the Research and Education Paper Sessions.
  • Exhibitors and speakers are not required to register!

Programme for the Business Session

Monday, 9 December 2013
  Aula Magna Exhibition halls 1&2
11.00-13.00   Exhibition area and Matchmaking area
13.00-14.00 Lunch pause
14.00-14.20 Welcome
Keynote: from Research to Business at European level
Exhibition area and Matchmaking area
14.20-16.00 Business Presentation of Startups,
SMEs Large Enterprises and organizations
16.00-16.30 Coffee Break
16.30-18.00 Other presentations from startups
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
  Aula Magna Exhibition halls 1&2
9.30-9.50 Welcome
Keynote: Government support to innovation
Exhibition area and Matchmaking area
9.50-11.00 Business Presentation of Startups,
SMEs Large Enterprises and organizations
11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-12.30 Other presentations from startups
13.00-14.00 Lunch pause
14.15-17.00 Plenary closing session
Location: MART Auditorium
17.15 Transit of Olympic Torch
Location: MART
18.00-19.30 Corriere Innovazione Round Table (Live streaming)
Location: MART Conference room


Palazzo Istruzione (formerly Faculty of Scienze Cognitive)
Corso Bettini, 84 - 38068 Rovereto (TN)
Palazzo Istruzione is in front of the famous modern art museum MART.
How to reach Rovereto


Please use the following link to book the accommodation.
This booking portal will help you to find hotel during the intensive days of Universiadi 2013!
Note! Under location in the booking form please indicate “Rovereto (09/10 December - International Conference on University Sports: Inspiring Innovation”


Marco Senigalliesi
Business Developer, Project Lead.

Project Manager
Vanessa Ravagni
tel. + 39 0461 281238

Events and Meeting office
University of Trento
via Belenzani, 12 - 38122 Trento

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