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EXTRA TIME is the innovation program of the Social Football Summit, a startup competition that includes a scouting platform and a broader open innovation program.

The EXTRA TIME challenge is open to teams and companies – innovative startups and SMEs – already established or to be established, residing in Italy and abroad. The goal of the call is to identify innovative proposals to apply to the football and sports industry in various areas: data and technology; fan experience; smart stadiums; gaming; wearables; youth skills development; football management marketing.

The EXTRA TIME challenge is the natural evolution of the startup competitions ReSoccer, UpSoccer, and Multisoccer, initiatives organized in previous editions of the Social Football Summit, which have seen the participation of startups that currently play a leading role in the Football Industry. Ten teams will be admitted to the challenge and will present their pitch on November 21st at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome during the 6th edition of the Social Football Summit.

EXTRA TIME “innovation scouting” is a scouting and promotion platform for innovative solutions in the football industry, with the goal of mapping startups in this sector and contributing to the promotion of the Italian innovation ecosystem.

Finally, EXTRA TIME Open Innovation aims to facilitate the matching between the demand and supply of innovation in the Football Industry. The program is targeted at football teams, companies, and public and private organizations in the sector (demand), as well as SMEs and startups (supply) offering solutions and projects capable of meeting innovation demands and needs.

EXTRA TIME will be officially presented on September 14, 2023, during the first edition of Rome Future Week at the Ontier Academy Hall at 5:00 PM. From that moment, it will be possible to sign up for the start-up competition!