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Sports Technology Institute

The world renowned Sports Technology Institute has worked with a range of global brands such as Canterbury, Nike, Slazenger and Speedo on the design, simulation, testing and manufacture of sporting goods.

Recent projects include:

  • Testing of the adidas footballs used in international tournaments including the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups.
  • Informing the new safety standard for cricket helmets and supporting the development of new-style helmets, with more rigid peaks and grills made from stronger materials, which are now commercially available.