Mission 4

Develop strong partnerships within the private and public sectors

Mission 4

Official ECSS Partners

Over the years, ECSS has established a fine pool of vital partnerships within the sport science-related industry. Aside from two-way visibility, these partnerships provide a mutual exchange on scientific research and competence.

Most ECSS activities and services would simply not be possible without the continuous commitment of our partners. ECSS very much appreciates the support from the following partners:

Platinum Partner

Official ECSS Sports Performance Hydration and Nutrition Partner

Gatorade Sport Science Institute – GSSI


Founded in 1985, the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) is committed to helping athletes optimise their health and performance through research and education in hydration and nutrition science. GSSI scientists study the effects of nutrition on the human body before, during and after exercise and translate this complicated science into practical applications. For nearly three decades, hundreds of amateur, elite and professional athletes have participated in testing with GSSI and in studies with university research partners around the world. GSSI's headquarters are in the United States with satellite laboratories at the IMG Academy, Florida and the Star in Frisco, Texas. Internationally, GSSI have scientists working with professional teams and athletes in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Lab and field testing enable GSSI to complete leading research with the aim of providing athletes with recommendations to help achieve their individual and performance goals.

For more information and additional resources visit gssiweb.org.

Silver Partner

Official YIA Partner

European Journal of Sport Science (EJSS)


Since 2001, the European Journal of Sport Science (EJSS) has been published as the official peer-reviewed journal of the ECSS. EJSS consists of original research articles and intra-and interdisciplinary reviews of sport science research from scientists worldwide. It publishes ten issues per year, in both print and electronic formats. Ranked in both the Thomson Reuters Journal Citations Report (Impact Factor) and Medline, EJSS is a growing journal in terms of its submissions, citations, and downloads.


Bronze Partner

Official ECSS Partner

CORTEX Biophysik GmbH


Since 1991, CORTEX focuses on spiroergometry systems and mobile respiratory gas analysis systems. Our solutions record and measure a person‘s physical fitness and performance. Only if physical limits are known, can they be extended in an efficient and quantifiable manner. CORTEX systems measure and extend physical limits. With our main product lines METALYZER® and METAMAX®, CORTEX offers mobile and portable solutions for proven diagnostics in hospitals, doctor’s practices, and training facilities. Our solutions are used by sports physicians, cardiologists, pulmonologists, occupational and rehabilitation physicians, coaches and sports scientists around the world. The head office in Leipzig has a worldwide network of local sales and service partners on all continents. All products are CE certified and meet European standards for quality and safety. All CORTEX partners are quality controlled in sales and service.


Bronze Partner

Official ECSS Publishing Partner

Routledge, Taylor & Francis

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Taylor & Francis is one of the world's leading academic publishers, and drawing on expertise developed since 1798, is dedicated to the dissemination of scholarly information. Taylor &Francis publishes 2,500 scholarly journals, including the European Journal of Sport Science, the official journal of the European College of Sport Science, as well as 1,000 books on sport for teaching, research, and reference, available in both print and online formats.


Bronze Partner

Official ECSS Partner

adidas innovation

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The Innovation team at adidas is tasked to develop a strong portfolio of innovation capabilities such as new materials, production processes and athlete-centric scientific research to provide a platform for meaningful concept development. This innovation reflects adidas commitment to the Open Source mindset, seeking to build value together with athletes and consumers, universities and innovative companies as well as national and international governments and research organizations.


Bronze Partner

Official ECSS Partner


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Kistler force plates were first introduced in 1969 and have consistently proved their worth as precise, reliable measuring instruments. The unique piezoelectric measuring system offers numerous advantages and makes Kistler force plates a cost effective investment for biomechanical laboratories. Longevity, high accuracy, linearity and sensitivity provide reliable and reproducible results.



Official ECSS Partner

h/p/cosmos sports & medical GmbH

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Since its establishment in 1988, h/p/cosmos® has had a lot of influence in sports, athletics, ergometry, rehabilitation, and science through the development and distribution of new products, software, system solutions, and application methodologies. During this time the Traunstein based company has developed into THE German specialists in manufacturing treadmill ergometers and systems for fitness, sports, sports science, sports medicine, athletics, biomechanics, medicine, rehabilitation, therapy, ergometry, performance diagnostics, and scientific research. Many developments and pioneering work from h/p/cosmos® have influenced not only product design and functionality but also their usage and methodologies.


ECSS Partnership

Through our activities and scientific engagement, we offer a wide range of tailored partnership options. Target group-oriented product and service exposure is possible via several channels reaching key players within the field. For general enquiries about ECSS partnership please contact: partners@sport-science.org.


ECSS fulfils its aim to promote multi-national, interdisciplinary sport science through its long-standing collaborations with Exchange Partners. The scientific exchanges play a major role for the selected Young Investigators Award (YIA) winners as they are given the opportunity to present their work at the Exchange Partners’ congress. We would like to thank the following organisations for their partnership:


SportEx is the official sport science exhibition of the ECSS. Every year, exhibitors from all around the world showcase their state-of-the-art, unique products and services, which range from nutrition and performance-enhancing supplements to measurement devices and software solutions for physiological and biomechanical analysis, and also state-of-the-art training and regeneration devices as wearable technologies - to name a few.

If you're interested in exhibiting at SportEx, please contact partners@sport-science.org for more information.