Business Initiator, Sports Vitality Hub
Arno Hermans has been active in the field of sports innovation since 2009. In 2011, he set up the Sports Engineering department within the Royal Institute of Engineers. And on January 4, 2016, Europe's first sports accelerator was launched. Due to his international focus, foreign companies and organizations regularly know where to find Hermans. He knows better than anyone how the sport innovates. An Australian counterpart gave him the title: 'most connected sportstech person in The Netherlands'. As a driver of innovation, he now operates from the Sports+Vitality BV company. With this company, he answers societal challenges and implements innovations to make working and living environments more vital and healthier. For Sport Knowhow XL he regularly writes in a stimulating way from the international innovation perspective about the future of sport. Not only new products and services are reviewed. He also sheds light on sports policy and developments in it.