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.

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