September 27, 2021

Next11 highlighted as EU success story.

Now, with football on the brain, we meet Nikolaj Thomassen, founder of the Danish company, Next11 Technologies, which has developed a novel smart football tracking system for individual and team training.
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Next11 made it through the eye of the needle at the EU tech funding program Eurostars. Here Eureka, which is EU's international industry-led R&D program, highlights Next11 as an EU success story. In this interview with our Founder & CEO Nikolaj Thomassen, they write; “it is best articulated by Thomassen himself. For new football players, I think tracking systems will become a completely natural part of the game. Although any new technology always creates some waves when it is first introduced to society, our platform is a very good example of how technology and data can be utilised on a much, much broader scale.“ As a former elite-level football player himself until the age of 18, Thomassen saw a gap in the market for a tracking system which would harness the latest technology, be straightforward and accessible for use by both players and coaches and, most importantly, be affordable for teams at all levels.

Read more https://www.eurekanetwork.org/blog/meet-iball-the-smart-football-tracker-bringing-the-beautiful-game-to-the-next-level

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June 6, 2022

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