Sports technology business

England's East Midlands is home to a large number of leading sports technology businesses, all of which enjoy the benefits of the region’s ideal location and R&D capability to develop their business and become real leaders in their field.

This small selection of the region's most innovative sports businesses demonstrates the range of activities here:

Speedo's European Headquarters are in Nottingham and are where the high-tech Aqualab developed the world-beating swimsuits used by Rebecca Adlington and Michael Phelps.

Advanced Composites
Supplies carbon and glass fibre materials which enable design in sports equipment to move forward at record-breaking pace.

Sleep Athletes
Recovery and sleeping performance specialists working with Nottingham Cricket team and Premiership Football Clubs.

The largest commercial fitness equipment manufacturer with production in the UK (Leicestershire). Recently the Powerbag was added to their range; a patented product designed for the British Army as a battlefield mini gym.

Delta Motorsport
Brings together innovative design, creative production solutions and skilled project management. Just one high-profile projects was the design and build of single- and twin-seater cars for the Grand Prix Masters series.

Leisure Lines GB Ltd
The largest independent bricks and mortar strength equipment manufacturer with design, development and production in the UK, including accredited disabled access items and complimentary products.

Bridging the gap between university and business, Progressive works with, among others, Nike, Reebok Fitness, Speedo, UK Sport, Clarks, 220 Triathlon magazine, Dow Corning, Everlast, Spalding USA, Umbro and PepsiCo.

Notts Sport
Specialising in design and supply of artificial turf for use on sports fields and in children's play areas, with a distribution network selling its range of products in thirteen European countries, Canada and the US.
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