Sport Tech Match 2017

Company mission Enterprise Europe Network on 29 June 2017

NRW.Europa is offering a company mission on sports related technologies for on the day before the matchmaking event. The company mission will take you to medicoreha Welsink Rehabilitation GmbH in Neuss, the German Sport University Cologne and Covestro in Leverkusen.


medicoreha Welsink Rehabilitation GmbH, Neuss

The company mission will start in Neuss, the neighbouring city of Düsseldorf. We will visit medicoreha – a specialist Clinic for Medical Rehabilitation – and get to know the latest therapeutic options with special focus on exercises for competitive athletes.


Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University Cologne

Professor Potthast of the Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics will give a short overview of his institute as well as biomechanical and sports technological research projects. Afterwards he will present selected measurements related to sports technology. The measurements will be based on complex 3-dimensional motion analysis and determination of the musculo-skelettal loading and performance enhancement. German Sport University Cologne is the only university in Germany  dedicated exclusively to the world of sport and exercise science.


Covestro, Leverkusen

Covestro is a world-leading supplier of high-tech polymer materials with global presence. Its products and application solutions are used in many areas of modern life and for a wide variety of industries. Covestro experts working in the Business Units Polycarbonates (PCS), Polyurethanes (PUR) as well as Coatings, Adhesives and Specialties (CAS) will inform us about their products for the sport sector and possible applications.

Preliminary Programme




Meeting point at the main train station (Hauptbahnhof) in Neuss
Transfer with the bus

11.00 - 11.10

Welcome speech at the medicoreha Welsink Rehabilitation GmbH
The economic development department of the Rhine County Neuss

11.10 - 12.00

Visit to medicoreha Welsink Rehabilitation GmbH

12.00 - 13.00

Transfer to Cologne and small lunch on the bus

13.00 – 14.15

Visit to the Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University Cologne

14.15 – 15.00 Transfer to Leverkusen
15.00 - 16.30 Visit to Covestro, Leverkusen
16.30 - 17.30

Transfer to Düsseldorf

18.00 (optional)

The sporting part of the Grand Départ kicks off with the presentation of the teams on Thursday at 18 o’clock
(currently scheduled time) at the Burgplatz in Düsseldorf

18.45 - 21.00

Reception offered by the Flanders Investment & Trade and the Representation of Flanders in Germany
at the NRW-Forum in Düsseldorf (upon invitation only)

This company mission is free of charge; hotel bookings are at own expense.



closed since 30 Jun 2017
Registration 1 Jan – 30 Jun
Meeting Selection 1 Apr – 28 Jun
Event 29 Jun – 30 Jun
Language English
Costs Free of charge - Registration is mandatory
Venue NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 89
Meetings 101
Belgium 15
France 9
Germany 44
Netherlands 29
Russian Federation 1
Spain 1
Sweden 1
United Arab Emirates 1
United Kingdom 2
Total 103
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