ukactive has announced imin is one the 11 global fit-tech startups it thinks will “revolutionise physical activity”.
The accelerator is supported by Public Health England, in support of the UK Government’s Childhood Obesity Plan, as well as Jonas Software and Life Fitness.
“We need to embrace truly innovative solutions if we are to overturn the physical inactivity crisis we face today. This exciting group of start-ups has the potential to harness the latest technological developments to get more people active and revolutionise the way we move in the future.” Steven Ward, CEO of ukactive
The selection process saw more than 120 companies from across the globe apply to ukactive to join ActiveLab, with the final 11 companies chosen by a panel of experts from the worlds of fitness and business.
“We are excited to have the opportunity to be part of ActiveLab. At Jonas we believe in people and their ideas to manage and grow businesses for life – it’s built into our DNA. Supporting new entrants into the leisure technology arena will not only disrupt the norm but provide greater choice for consumers and fitness operators alike, transforming our industry and the health and wellbeing of the nation.” Arthur Morris, Head of Portfolio at Jonas Leisure Group UK
The 12-week long programme will culminate in a pitching competition in front of over 800 industry leaders at ukactive’s Active UpRising event in Manchester later this year.
Read ukactive’s announcement here.