September 2021

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Sportstech virtual trade mission – United Kingdom

06 September 2021 - 29 October 2021
Event Organiser: TIQ

TIQ and iSportConnect, the world’s largest private sport business network, will host a sportstech virtual trade mission to the UK in October 2021.

TIQ and iSportConnect, the world’s largest private sport business network, will host a sportstech virtual trade mission to the UK in October 2021.

The UK has built a global reputation as one of the hottest tech hubs, receiving around one-third of all investment into the European tech space in 2019.  

Home to some of the largest sports and entertainment properties in the world, the UK remains a key entrance point into European markets for Queensland companies. UK sports organisations are looking for innovative solutions to emerging and ongoing challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submit your EOI to participate in this unique mission

The virtual mission will offer export-ready small and medium-sized businesses a range of benefits, including:

  • virtual introductory session highlighting UK market trends and opportunities in sportstech
  • market preparation guidance and advice, business development assistance, and an assessment of the specific Business Matching requirements
  • 1:1 tailored qualified virtual face-to-face business matching sessions between participants and select UK decision-makers representing professional sports clubs, organisations, and investors. Meetings to be coordinated subject to availability of the applicants throughout October–November.

Places are available for 10 Queensland sports technology companies with solutions in the areas of: 

  • human performance management
  • sports equipment technology and other emerging technologies
  • data analytics (sport analytics)
  • coaching and scouting (technology-related only)
  • health, wellness, fitness and nutrition (technology-related only)
  • smart equipment and wearables 
  • fan engagement
  • broadcast/media
  • events management software
  • blockchain
  • AI
  • AR/VR/immersive technologies
  • gamification
  • sustainability
  • esports.

Expressions of interest close at 6.00pm on Friday 20 August 2021.

Application process

To apply:

  1. Read the application guidelines to assess whether you are eligible to apply.
  2. You must demonstrate export and market-readiness. If you are not already an active TIQ client, a pre-qualification discussion may be required with a TIQ officer.
  3. Complete your application by 6.00pm on Friday 20 August 2021.

Event details

Date Monday 6 September – Friday 29 October 2021
Location Online – United Kingdom
Time Various
Cost Free

Why participate?

To establish genuine industry contacts and secure deals in the UK and European sportstech markets

Expression of interest

Submit expression of interest  

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James Burgess, Trade and Investment Officer, International Markets
james.burgess@tiq.qld.gov.au
 
This mission is hosted in partnership with:
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November 2021

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Expomin Chile 2021

01 November 2021 - 30 November 2021
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Expomin is one of the most important fairs of the world mining industry and the principal one in Latin America. It gathers suppliers of technology, equipments, machinery, services and materials from all over the world for Latin American mining.

Expomin is one of the most important fairs of the world mining industry and the principal one in Latin America. It gathers suppliers of technology, equipments, machinery, services and materials from all over the world for Latin American mining.

Expomin attracts branch experts and decision makers from mining companies as well as students, scientists and the business world in general.

Event details

Date November 2021
Location Online
Cost See event website for details

Registration

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February 2022

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2022 Innovation Leaders Summit virtual mission

01 February 2022 - 18 February 2022
Event Organiser: TIQ

TIQ will lead its second virtual mission to the Innovation Leaders Summit (ILS) from 1–18 February 2022 and we’re looking for 10 Queensland companies to join us.

Pitch your expertise in deep-tech and strategic market interest directly to Japan’s leading corporations virtually this February.

TIQ will lead its second virtual mission to the Innovation Leaders Summit (ILS) from 1–18 February 2022 and we’re looking for up to 10 Queensland companies to join us.

ILS is Asia’s largest open innovation event connecting major Japanese corporations with international startups through facilitated 1-on-1 business matching meetings.

Companies in deep-tech fields such as AI, image recognition and industrial robots continue to be in high demand during the summit.

We encourage innovative Queensland scaleups with deep-tech capability in fields listed below to submit an expression of interest by 6.00pm Friday 1 October 2021:

  • artificial intelligence (including those with applications across multiple industry segments)
  • big data, data analytics and data visualization
  • immersive technologies (AR/VR)
  • internet of things and smart devices
  • sensors, drones and robotics.

Participants in ILS 2022 will:

  • join ILS Power Matching, a live business matching event featuring 1-on-1 meetings with Japanese corporations and venture capital firms
  • apply to join the ILS Tokyo Challenge 100, an additional business matching opportunity with select major corporations
  • receive tailored pitch support, market preparation guidance and advice, translation services, business development assistance, and other in-kind services (valued at approximately $5,000 per company)
  • participate in virtual lead up sessions with partners in preparation for ILS 2022

Event timeline

  1. September – November 2021
    • select and nominate companies for virtual mission
    • complete ILS company profiles
  2. November 2021 – January 2022
    • review Japanese corporate profiles and submit requests
    • review and accept meeting requests from Japanese corporates
  3. January – February 2022
    • business matching meetings confirmed
    • prepare for and undertake meetings

Expressions of interest close 6.00pm Friday 1 October 2021.

Participation in ILS is by invitation only and up to 10 companies will be selected to join the virtual mission.

Submit expression of interest  

Companies will be selected based on:

  • market fit – product or service has relevance to and demand in the Japanese market and ILS platform
  • value proposition – clearly defined value proposition for corporate investors or partners
  • existing market traction and sales – including existing sales, returning customers, a growing customer base, funding, investors and partners
  • ambition and readiness – clearly defined business objectives for Japan and resources to achieve projected growth
  • international scalability – ability to service the Japan market and deliver solutions quickly to a growing customer base.

Prior experience in Japan is not a pre-requisite, however companies are expected to have a strategic market interest in Japan.

Consulting and or professional services firms and publicly listed firms are not eligible for this program.

  Here’s what last year’s mission participants thought about the Innovation Leaders Summit.

Event details

Date Tuesday 1 – Friday 18 February 2022
Location Online and Tokyo, Japan
Time Various
Cost nil – participation valued at approximately $5,000 per company
 

Expression of interest

Submit expression of interest  

More information

Amanda Russell, amanda.russell@tiq.qld.gov.au
+61 7 3514 3021