MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. The Russian vanishing foam designed by the TechnoSpark Group that is used as a temporary marking tool on football pitches has been shortlisted for the Sport Innovations Awards as one of the top Russian innovations for sport. The news was announced on Monday by the Media Office of one of the company’s shareholders, Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs of the RUSNANO Group.
“The TEN+1 SPRAY vanishing foam made by one of the startups within the TechnoSpark Group of Companies has made it to the finals in the nomination of the Innovative Solution for Trainers, Scouts, Agents and Referees together with the InStat Sport data analysis service.
The prize winners of the first Russian professional awards in the area of new technologies for the sports industry will be celebrated on November 22 at a platform of the Sport Innovations Conference at the Otkritie Arena stadium (Moscow)”, — says the announcement.
The first-ever Russian vanishing foam, TEN+1 SPRAY, enables football referees to mark a line for the footballers to set up their wall during a free kick. This type of spray was used for the first time at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The Russian TEN+1 spray was initially tested in 2016 and it has been improved and modernized since then. The spray is eco-friendly and leaves no soap trace on the turf. At the same time it only takes three minutes to completely dissipate.
The Sports Innovations international exhibition is dedicated to new technologies in the sports industry, such as digital, media content, television broadcasting, big data, sports analytics, IT-solutions, AR/VR, social media, and medical technologies. It will take place on November 22 at the Otkritie Arena stadium in Moscow. The Sport Innovations exhibition will also host the conference of the Innovative Technologies in the Sports Industry which will showcase the most recent trends in professional and amateur sport as well as results of cutting-edge studies in the market of sports technologies.
The TechnoSpark Group is the first company in Russia to perform the full cycle of venture development: from establishment of startups to their sale. One of its shareholders is the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs of the RUSNANO Group. The TechnoSpark Group’s main scope of activities is within the hard-ware industry, including logistic robotics, energy-saving systems, medical high-tech equipment, diamond optics, composite braiding, optical and industrial coatings, genomics, industrial microbiology and a number of others.
Date: November 19, 2018