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The Promotion of Physical Activity
Transcript of The Promotion of Physical Activity
The Promotion of Physical Activity
12 National Federations and 1 Special Grouping;
1.800 sporting goods manufacturers;
66 bln euro annual turnover in EU;
640.000 European Citizens employed;
FESI represents some 85 % of the European Sporting Goods Industry Market.
Networking & Partners
Physical activity task force within FESI
House of sport
"Sports Innovation incubator"
The European Platform for Sport
Stimulate demands in sporting goods products & Stimulate supply
for sport / competitiveness
What are FESI objectives
EPSI is a membership-based networking organization
within Europe that focuses on innovation in the areas of physical activity related to sport, leisure and health. EPSI strives for a more innovation-friendly environment for the EU sports industry, in order to stimulate technological innovation and to set up businesses with a focus on innovative technology.
More information on:
13 November 2014
FESI as a Catalyst of Progress
Enhance participation levels in sport and physical activity throughout Europe
Promoting members initiative
European Parliament: Formal inter group on sport
European Commission: European week of sport
Council of the European Union: (draft) Conclusions on sport as a driver of innovation and economic growth
Members & Strategic Partners
What is Fesi doing in terms of promoting physical activity ?
FESI / EPSI remains very committed to help, coordinate and assist for the development of this strategically important work.
DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK
Secretary-General FESI / Executive Director EPSI
Support research and innovation
in the SGI
The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry is a Brussels based non-profit Federation
representing the interests of:
A European research
aiming to develop new methodologies, tools and platforms for the design and production of
intelligent wearable products
as Meta-products that combine
wearable sensors embedded into garment with mobile and cloud computing.
Enhance the health dimension in the sporting goods sector
“Sport, as a driver of innovation and economic growth”
"Sport is an important economic sector in the EU with a share in the national economies which is comparable to agriculture, forestry and fisheries combined".
What makes sport a good driver for growth and a significant contributor to the EU Society ?
Source SpEA study August 2012 - FESI active contributor Based on Vilnius definition = statistical / narrow / Broad definition of sport
1. Gross value added generated by sports activities:
Including upstream & downstream industries and others industries not part of the supply chain such as Tourism, Construction, Media & Research and Innovation ;
Direct effect of Sport combined with its multipliers effects (indirect and induced) added up to € 294,36 bn of overall Gross Value Added in the EU
which means that it is close to 3% of total EU gross value added.
2. Employment generated by sports activities:
in upstream/sports/downstream industries is
people representing 2.1 % of total EU workforce;
generated by sports activities is
7.3 million people
representing 3.5 % of total EU workforce.
Additional societal benefits from sport activities
Fostering social integration, social guidance and self motivation
relationships building between different races, genders, ages, social classes, people with disabilities, cultures, nationalities and religions.
Open understating for other society
Sport as a tool for development of peace;
4. Constructive emotional feelings:
Passion and emotion;
Creation of dreams
The "size" of the sport in all related industries
1. Health & well being:
Health promotion & disease prevention;
positively reduction of labor absenteeism;
Design to move
"Infinite application in many target market"
Outdoor activity and games
Assisted living for the elderly and handicapped
Sport as a driver for economic growth
Sport as a multifaceted sector
Health & well-being
Constructive emotional feeling
Urgent need for sport to strengthen its health dimension
Secretary General of FESI / Executive Director of EPSI