Sport Science Challenge

The second round of the Sport Science Challenge is now closed.

The challenge was designed to encourage innovation in sport, with a focus on:

  • enhancing the competitiveness of our elite athletes and teams, including those preparing for the 2018 Commonwealth Games or for the 2020 Olympic Games
  • promoting healthy and active lifestyles through greater participation in sport and exercise.

Funding recipients

Three organisations, from round one, have received $100,000 each to further develop an innovative product to benefit elite athletes as well as encourage Queenslanders to participate in sport.

The recipients are:

  • Fusion Sport Pty Ltd—working on a modular suite of athlete health and performance monitoring tools. read more >
  • McBride Brown and Partners—developing an interactive 3D coaching app for athletes. read more >
  • Griffith University—creating a virtual reality training simulation for cyclists and fans based on the 2018 Commonwealth Games. read more >

During the next 12 months, the recipients will work with sporting and industry partners to refine their high-tech offering ready for market.

The successful round two recipients will be announced in 2018.

You can read more about the challenge at the Advance Queensland website.