BOSTON, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sports Innovation Lab announced today the construction of a new, sports technology-focused collaborative workspace in partnership with WeWork. The new office is being built in Boston, Massachusetts, and it will house the Sports Innovation Lab corporate offices, with desks available for other innovative technology companies in the sports sector.
The state-of-the-art co-working space on Portland St. in Boston is designed to encourage collaboration and communication among established and emerging sports technology brands and to foster a shared interest in the future of sports technology. The Sports Innovation Lab is fielding inquiries from sports technology companies and corporate teams interested in the sports technology sector to join the co-working space. In addition to the private offices, desks, lounge spaces, conference rooms, and a media production suite, the Sports Innovation Lab will be utilizing the space to produce frequent networking and thought-leadership events.
"The vision for the new lab space is to harness the power of collaboration to accelerate innovation in the sports technology sector," said Sports Innovation Lab CEO Angela Ruggiero. "WeWork has led the way in the development of modern collaborative work-spaces, and that's why we're so excited to partner with them on the development of these sports-themed labs."
Boston is home to top universities and academic institutions, major global sports brands, and innovative technology companies, making it the perfect city for the new Sports Innovation Lab co-working space. The Lab will play a key role in driving innovation in the city. Situated in the shadow of the TD Garden, the sports technology themed space is set to open in February of 2018.
About Sports Innovation Lab
The Sports Innovation Lab is a technology-powered market research company, focused on the sports sector. Their mission is to help members understand which technologies matter, and why. The company's unique perspective on sports technology helps members understand how sports provides the perfect environment to pressure test technologies that will impact our lives in ways well beyond sport. Utilizing a combination of traditional client services with an innovative software research product, the Sports Innovation Lab helps clients make essential business decisions with confidence and clarity. Learn more at www.sportsilab.com.
WeWork is a community for creators, providing more than 150,000 members around the world with space, community, and services through both physical and virtual offerings. WeWork's mission is to help create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living. WeWork currently has more than 160 physical locations in over 50 cities and 16 countries around the world. WeWork was founded in New York City in 2010 by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey. Follow us @WeWork on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook or visit www.wework.com to find out more.