ENIIT and Bepro announce partnership to provide masters students with understanding of Big Data and ai in Football
Valladodid, Spain and Hamburg, Germany – July 21st, 2020.
Leading European technology business school, Escuela de Negocios Innova IT (ENIIT) and sports performance platform provider, Bepro, have today announced a new partnership that will see the two sides collaborate to provide ENIIT’s students with an understanding of how advanced technology is used for football performance analysis.
ENIIT and Bepro announce partnership
The focus of the partnership is to share knowledge from the sports analysis space, through Bepro’s platform and industry experts, to those enrolled in ENIIT’s “Master de Big Data Deportivo” and “Master en Inteligencia Artificial aplicada al Deporte” courses which are offered through the university’s Big Data International Campus and certified by UCAM (Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia). As one of the world’s leading technology business schools, ENIIT and their expert international teaching staff are constantly looking to expand their partner community to access external expertise which enriches the student learning experience..
As a sports business built on advanced technologies, Bepro made the perfect choice for a new partner. Experts from Bepro will demonstrate their intuitive platform and present challenges to those enrolled on the masters courses, providing them with an opportunity to use real world football data to answer performance questions. Through exposure to the Bepro platform, students will also be able to see how artificial intelligence is applied to football to provide insights which influence team and player performances.
ENIIT is well established in the wider sports data and technology space through its big data courses and via its online and in-person events, such as the Football Data International Forum. This latest agreement with Bepro further solidifies the institution’s standing within the industry and confirms it as one of the best sports technology talent pools worldwide
Speaking about this new partnership, David R. Sáez Ávila, ENIIT Executive Director and Academic Director of “Master en Big Data Deportivo” and “Master IA Aplicada al Deporte”, stated ”It is a proud moment for the great ENIIT family of experts, teachers, staff and students to be able to incorporate Bepro into our group of main collaborators. We will work with their experts to bring our students a new experience and to provide them with real examples of how AI is used by professional teams to support their objective of improving performance. This type of cooperation provides our students with a unique experience that does not exist elsewhere”.
Bepro’s CEO & Founder, Luis Kang, said “We are proud to be partnering with one of the world’s leading technology business schools to help their students understand how big data and artificial intelligence are applied to real world problems in the sporting world. We can’t wait to see how the partnership evolves over the coming months and years.”
ENIIT, Innova IT Business School, is one of the main business schools specialising in technology, covering different disciplines across its campuses including Big Data, Cybersecurity, Blockchain and Digital Production. Through its Big Data International Campus, ENIIT has worked for several years to create the largest global community of experts in the use and application of big data and artificial intelligence in sport, providing its students with access to top-level and prestigious collaborators. For instance, there are many our students of “Master en Big Data Deportivo” who works with major leagues around the world including LaLiga Santander, LaLiga SmartBank, The English Premier League, Italy’s Serie A, the German Bundesliga, the Argentinian SuperLiga, LIGA MX, The Chinese Super League, the J League and many more.
Bepro works helps over 700 teams around the world win on the pitch, including Spanish La Liga sides Real Sociedad, Deportivo Alavés and SD Eibar. Their all-in-one football analysis platform, powered by cutting edge technology, brings together video and data through user-friendly tools to improve team and player performances at all levels.