The Innovation Blog
The Innovation Blog provides an insight into the technology developments and quality standards in football but also highlights how other sports manage technology.
04 June 2018
The Hidden Technologies at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™
With only a few days to go until the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ kicks off, the Football Technology Innovation team is in the final preparations and functionality tests of the technologies that are set to be used throughout the tournament in Russia.
28 May 2018
Understanding hybrid & reinforced surfaces in football
Modern football stadiums are becoming more technically equipped.
24 May 2018
The Medical Analyst
Following the approval by the IFAB for the use of small handheld electronic or communication devices in the technical area, FIFA is set to offer all the teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ a technical setup for medical analysts and team medical staff.
14 May 2018
Increased Goal-line technology adoption
The use of Goal-line technology (GLT) in several competitions around the world has increased significantly since its approval by the International Football Association Board (The IFAB) in 2012.
30 April 2018
The Football Turf Round Robin comes to Asia
What is the Round Robin? Why is it needed? And why did FIFA choose to go to Asia?
24 April 2018
Football Industry meets at the Home of FIFA
FIFA invited the football industry to Zurich to share its vision on innovations and technologies in the game of football.
17 April 2018
“Bringing science to the field of play”
FIFA Engaging with Leading Sports Engineers at the 2018 ISEA Conference.
03 April 2018
7 essential measurements to test a FIFA World Cup™ football
Ever wondered how a FIFA World Cup™ football is tested? Find out what the 7 FIFA Quality Programme test measurements are and how a FIFA World Cup™ football obtains the FIFA Quality Pro mark.
19 March 2018
The role of the Analyst
Following approval by the IFAB for the use of small handheld technologies on the bench, FIFA is set to offer all the teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ a technical setup for match analysts and coaching team to interact.
05 March 2018
The future of player data
Christofer Clemens, Head of DFB-Scouting and Match Analysis/Senior National Team at the Deutscher Fußball-Bund e.V., shares his experience with data at the bench at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017