UQ brings the HYPE SPIN Lab
global sports accelerator to Australia

SPIN Lab Program highlights

Sportstech innovation is exploding around the world, changing the way athletes are trained, the way fans interact, and creating opportunities for never before seen products and business models

SPIN Lab, developed by the HYPE Foundation, is a global startup accelerator that delivers a sports-specific program providing access to global mentors, investors and experienced hosts to fast-track promising local startups onto the world stage. SPIN Lab leverages HYPE’s existing sportstech platform which already engages over 8,000 startups and 20,000 sports innovators across the world.

The University of Queensland is delighted to be selected by the HYPE Foundation as one of four only international organisations to host SPIN Lab for up to 12 startups from across Australia and surrounding regions.

The HYPE UQ SPIN Lab Australia program is also proudly supported by the Queensland Government.


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Find out what companies have been accepted into the inaugural HYPE UQ SPIN Accelerator.
Global HYPE SPIN Lab Program
HYPE's unique SPIN Lab accelerator supports startups with access to global mentors, program and sports stakeholders. The inaugural SPIN Lab will be no-charge, no-equity.
UQ’s $25,000 prize and other travel support
UQ will be sponsoring a prize and travel support for the initial SPIN Lab.
Commonwealth Games Pitch event
Startups in the global SPIN Lab accelerator will pitch to international audience at the Commonwealth Games.
UQ Sports Science and Entrepreneurship
UQ will leverage its international partnerships, strong sports science and engineering schools, and entrepreneurial and commercialisation capabilities.
Interested mentors, investors and sports stakeholders
If you are interested in helping with the program, please contact UQ at spinlab@uq.edu.au

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