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Elevate Innovation Awards winners revealed

The Moving Medicine initiative and Wattbike were among the winners of this year's Elevate Innovation Awards.

Held in conjunction with the Elevate Arena event, the awards saw seven winners picked from a total of 60 entrants, which consisted of innovative products and services designed for the physical activity sector.

Moving Medicine – an initiative by the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine UK in partnership with Public Health England and Sport England – was given the Best Health and Wellness Innovation.

Indoor cycling specialist Wattbike won the award for best workout innovation for its AtomX smart bike.

The other winners were:

The Best Facility Innovation:

Poolview Plus – Blended Lifeguarding

Best Start Up:

Phits 3D Printed Orthotics – Gait and Motion Technology

Best Innovation for Human Performance:

Desmotec – HaB International

The Best Participation Innovation:

Coach Ai

Best Rehabilitation & Recovery Innovation:

S1 Portable – PhysioLab

"It’s important that we celebrate innovative products and services as they play a vital role in tackling physical inactivity."

Elevate is a cross-sector event which brings together the physical activity sector, academia, healthcare, government and performance experts to focus on tackling physical inactivity.

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The Moving Medicine initiative and Wattbike were among the winners of this year's Elevate Innovation Awards.
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Elevate Innovation Awards winners revealed

The Moving Medicine initiative and Wattbike were among the winners of this year's Elevate Innovation Awards.

Held in conjunction with the Elevate Arena event, the awards saw seven winners picked from a total of 60 entrants, which consisted of innovative products and services designed for the physical activity sector.

Moving Medicine – an initiative by the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine UK in partnership with Public Health England and Sport England – was given the Best Health and Wellness Innovation.

Indoor cycling specialist Wattbike won the award for best workout innovation for its AtomX smart bike.

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The Best Facility Innovation:

Poolview Plus – Blended Lifeguarding

Best Start Up:

Phits 3D Printed Orthotics – Gait and Motion Technology

Best Innovation for Human Performance:

Desmotec – HaB International

The Best Participation Innovation:

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"It’s important that we celebrate innovative products and services as they play a vital role in tackling physical inactivity."

Elevate is a cross-sector event which brings together the physical activity sector, academia, healthcare, government and performance experts to focus on tackling physical inactivity.

If you would like to get each issue of HCM magazine sent direct to you for FREE, plus the weekly HCM ezine, sign up now!
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