The DFL is an innovation leader in professional sport and especially football. In the interests of professionalisation and specialisation, it has founded several subsidiaries that allow the DFL Group to play a formative role in the field of innovation in sport.

The courage to embrace technological development is one of the hallmarks of German professional football. In recent years, this has resulted in groundbreaking changes. These include the development and/or implementation of state-of-the-art camera systems, continuous advancements in the handling of match data, a formative role in eFootball, and the establishment of SportsInnovation as a platform for demonstrating innovative technologies and a venue for specialists to discuss the latest developments in the sector.

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Further information on the DFL’s innovation topics and activities is available below: