Subjects: Science, technology
Health providers investigate whether new tech and open data improves physical activity referrals
Five technology platforms have linked up with London health providers to test whether open data can support more patients through improved physical activity referrals.
Rise in Londoners using tech to keep active is 'impossible to ignore'
Specialist Advisor for Technology for Participation Alex Zurita believes it is impossible to ignore the boom in people using technology to help them be more active as he reflects on Active London.
Sport Tech Hub alumnus, Racefully, joins forces with England Athletics to support runners in lockdown
London’s Sport Tech community has continued to showcase its ability to provide a positive response to the covid-19 outbreak, with Sport Tech Hub alumnus Racefully joining forces with England Athletics to support 250,000 active runners.
Spotlight on… The Technology and Innovation Award
With the London Sport Awards 2020 supported by the City of London Corporation now just weeks away, we’re focusing in on each Award Category to give you the inside track on the Awards. Today, we’re taking a look at the Technology and Innovation Award.
Research shows Facebook offers cost-effective alternative to leaflets for activity sign-ups
Digital marketing is nearly 15 times cheaper than traditional posters and leaflets at producing similar levels of activity sign-up according to research in a new London Sport White Paper.
AI, Tech for Good and the other key takeaways from London Tech Week 2019
London Tech Week returned to the capital for the sixth time last week and London Sport's Specialist Advisor for Technology for Participation, Alex Zurita, was in amongst the 300+ events taking place.
How SportTech became one of London’s great investments
With recruitment to the third cohort of London Sport’s Sport Tech Hub underway, Chris Scott takes a look at the reasons that SportTech is thriving in the capital
How tech innovation is encouraging more Londoners to get walking
Over the past two years, London Sport’s technology programme, Sport Tech Hub, has championed many innovative start-ups that use technology to encourage London’s citizens to have active lives. Here’s three examples of Sport Tech Hub start-ups that have concentrated on walking and why they’re successful according to our Specialist Advisor for Technology for Participation Alex Zurita.
Sport Tech Hub starts latest search for new start-ups tackling inactivity
London Sport’s technology incubator programme, Sport Tech Hub, has triggered a search for the next generation of tech start-ups seeking to shape the future of London by tackling inactivity levels across the capital.
Lessons from a day at Elevate 2019
The UK's largest physical activity trade show, Elevate saw thousands of industry leaders join for discussions on how we can shake up the physical activity sector and get more people active. Becca Mihill takes a look at some of her key takeaways from the conference.
SMASH London celebrates the capital's Sport Tech ecosystem
London demonstrated once again why it is a leader in European Sport Tech yesterday (25 April) as SMASH London returned to explore global trends in technology for physical activity.
Sport Tech agenda brought to the fore by Smash London
London is the SportTech capital of Europe according to the latest European SportsTech Report and London Sport are determined to keep pushing the tech agenda in our bid to raise levels of activity.
Health, Workforce and Older-Adult focused start-ups lead second cohort of Sport Tech Hub
London Sport to nurture 11 start-ups and early-stage tech companies through six-month dedicated physical activity incubator programme