20/07/17 | SciSports
Since March this year, SciSports is also located in Amersfoort. Due to further growth and to retain the ability to attract potential workforce, an additional office was needed. The new office, located in the middle of the Netherlands, is already fully operational. Want to see how the new office looks? Click ‘Read more’ for an impression!
14/07/17 | SciSports
SciSports was featured in a major article by prestigious German football magazine "Kicker" this week. German journalist Martin Gruener visited SciSports at our headquarters in Enschede, where he interviewed CEO Giels Brouwer and several other employees. The article draws an overview of SciSports' expertise and current achievements.
16/06/17 | SciSports
Today, the UEFA European Under-21 Championship 2017 starts. Twelve teams will play in the 21st edition of this tournament and compete for the title. SciSports has produced a report on the twelve squads and their players based on their scores in the SciSkill Index.Read more
02/06/17 | SciSports
Cardiff, June 2 2017 – Football data specialist SciSports has won an important international award for the Most Innovative Sports Startup in the World of Football. In Cardiff, ten finalists out of hundreds of entries were subject to a renowned jury. This jury consisted of representatives from organisations such as the UEFA, Adidas, Barcelona, Amazon and Microsoft. The HYPE Foundation organised this competition to promote and improve technical innovations in sports.Read more
23/05/17 | SciSports
Enschede, May 22 2017 - Football analytics company SciSports has installed a new management team to focus on international growth and technological excellence. SciSports founder Giels Brouwer is delighted to announce that Gert-Jan Nijweide joins the company as its new Chief Operating Officer. Former BallJames Director Wouter Roosenburg succeeds Gerrit Jan Ahee as CTO of the company.
19/05/17 | SciSports
Within SciSports we serve and support clubs, agents and individual players in selecting their best options. These options will be presented to them in a high level or detailed report based on data. The content of these reports is based on the request and requirements of the club, agent or player. Their request will be analysed by our data scouts and put through our data system. Some of the aspects that our system analyses are team statistics, the SciSkill Index, playing style analysis, etc.Read more
10/05/17 | SciSports
SciSports founder Giels Brouwer was featured in a major article by prestigious Dutch football magazine and website Voetbal International. In an interview with the media outlet, Giels talked about SciSports’ successes, his experiences with football clubs and the role of data in football. SciSports' role as a 'transfer lab' in various transfers is also highlighted. As the article is in Dutch, we have outlined the main content and an explanation of the impact of data in football below.Read more
30/03/17 | SciSports
Enschede, 23 March 2017 – In a new investment round, SciSports has raised an extra 1.8 million euros with existing and new investors. The new investment will be used to roll-out the SciSkill Index worldwide and implement the BallJames data machine in various stadiums in countries such as England and Germany. In the last few years, SciSports has worked on building the SciSkill Index, a fully automated solution that calculates the quality, talent, and value of every professional football player in the world. With the in-house developed capturing reality technology called BallJames, which generates complete 3D data in real-time, we created a refined total solution that immediately converts events in practice or during the match to useful information and knowledge.Read more
30/03/17 | SciSports
It’s hard to imagine a better place on this planet to hear the liberating words of our notary Bart Riteco. A few hours before I got to pitch on the biggest and most prestigious sports analytics congress in the world, he told me by phone that all documents were signed and the investment was completed. Four years ago, SciSports did not officially exist and now, with an investment of €1.8 million, we are among the biggest sports analytics companies in the world!
22/03/17 | SciSports
This January, Memphis Depay made the move from Manchester United to Ligue 1 outfit Olympique Lyon. In France, the winger has retrieved his strong form, scoring five goals and providing four assists in ten matches. Today, Dutch football magazine VI published a piece on their website about the role SciSports played in the transfer to Lyon.Read more