ASTN helps build strong local Australian Sports Technology companies and grow internationally across the Sports, Media, Entertainment, Health and eSports landscape. With over 2,500 people in the network — it’s world-class, pioneering network that powers Australians in sports and tech.

WHAT IS THE AUSTRALIAN SPORTS TECHNOLOGIES NETWORK (ASTN)?

Established in 2012 the ASTN is an world-leading Australian eco-system of organisations with a vested interest in sports technology development. This includes leading sports technologies businesses, national sporting organisations, research institutions, sports distributors & retailers, government agencies, service providers and investors. ASTN programs are geared to assist Australian sports technology companies to scale and commercialise their technologies into international markets and assist universities and research institutions to commercialise projects.

ASTN IS A WORLD-CLASS SPORTS TECHNOLOGIES NETWORK

  • An experienced board consisting of 10 directors
  • 2,500+ stakeholders, including 500+ sports technology businesses
  • 200+ members, including universities, enterprise & investors
  • Regular meetup events in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane
  • Actively lead trade missions and conferences in Australia and globally
  • Australian Sports Technology Awards sponsorship
  • Mentoring, coaching and commercialisation advisory
  • Government advocacy for all Sports Technologies.

ASTN develops and delivers a number of targeted initiatives focused on supporting the development of the Australian sports technologies industry. These have included;

  • Australian Sports Technologies Industry Studies
  • Advisory and Mentoring Programs
  • HeadStart Accelerator Program
  • Sports Technologies Investment Pitching Competitions (and Education)
  • Australian Sports Technologies Conferences
  • Sports Technologies Entrepreneurship Innovation Forum
  • Sports Technologies Exhibition Opportunities
  • Australian Sports Commission / ASTN Partnership
  • Territory and State-based ‘node’ events

Mantra: “Born Global or Die Local”

Segments of the Australian Sports Technology market

  • Video and Artificial Intelligence
  • Coaching & Training
  • Fitness & Companion Apps
  • Wearables & Smart Devices
  • Sports Analytics
  • eSports
  • Media Sports Tech
  • E-Commerce & Ticketing
  • Management Tech
  • Social & Fan Engagement
  • Drones
  • Fantasy Sports
  • Virtual Reality/AR