Clients

"The team at Progressive have provided quality input to support our projects over the last four years. Their integrity and ability to turn around high quality research and investigations quickly has meant that we have continued to go back to them for a wide range of our high-level R&D projects.

Christian Harig

Teamhead Innovation Research & Insight

Puma

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Under Armour

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"Progressive Sports are our R&D secret weapon! As we step ambitiously into new product categories and research initiatives that are so often misunderstood we always partner with their talented and agile team as we break ground on new knowledge. Progressive’s ability to leverage state of the art facilities and applied research know-how is critical in how we move our innovation and R&D activities forward.

Dr Tom Waller

Senior Vice President

Lululemon

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"Reebok Fitness Equipment continues to enjoy a positive working relationship with Progressive. Our partnership has enabled innovative research and development projects, developing out product offering now and for the future.

Pat Hooper

Managing Director

Reebok Fitness Equipment

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"AS a leading technical sports brand, Mizuno chose to work with Progressive Sports, to facilitate an extensive footwear testing project. The advanced level of equipment and participant recruitment provided, enabled Mizuno to gain invaluable data for future product development and innovations.

Sarah Gillam

Asst. Footwear Manager

Mizuno

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"Reebok Fitness Equipment continues to enjoy a positive working relationship with Progressive. Our partnership has enabled innovative research and development projects, developing out product offering now and for the future.

Pat Hooper

Managing Director

Reebok Fitness Equipment

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"We decided to choose Progressive because of their outstanding and successful track-record of developing hi-tech and high performance sportswear for many of the world's top brands. At Li Ning Co. we want to do all that we can to help the Chinese national team to win as many gold medals as possible.

Frank Zhang

Product Director

Li-Ning

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"During our product development program, we’ve worked with Progressive to test and refine the functionality of our products. Utilizing their knowledge of sports compression, along with the specialist equipment they have available, expedited our program and help improving product performance.

Adina Stoain

Manager Research and Development

Asics

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"Superdry develop key insights into the performance of our garments and materials using the services of Progressive Sports. The bench-top material testing provided to us by the team and the sharing of valued expertise helps us design and develop our product range.

Jenny Khmel

Head of Catergory Management

Sport, Superdry

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"We have been working with Progressive Sports for many years now, forging a partnership and alliance developing State of the Art fitness products for our International client’s. Working from provisional ideas and “blank sheet” philosophy, they have helped us to take conceptual ideas through to mass production worldwide. From detailed brief “Ideation”, 3D design, rapid prototyping, tool design support and accelerated longevity testing support, their experience and attention to detail has been fundamental to the success of the products. Long may our partnership continue.

Mark Lock

Head of R&D - Product Development, Director of Engineering Services

Escape Fitness

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"During the development cycle of many of our on-field performance garments Progressive Sports provide an evaluation method that has become an essential part of our assessment process. They are a highly valued partner and will continue to be so for future innovation development projects. I highly recommend their services and value added expertise.

Phil Hodgkins

Category Manager - Innovation

Canterbury of New Zealand Ltd

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"We’ve worked with Progressive for several years and they are simply brilliant: fast, insightful and excellent at generating and sharing ideas.

Simon Whitmarsh-Knight

Director Activewear and Outdoor Apparel, Advanced Apparel and Textiles

Invista

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"World class performance design requires world class testing - Progressive have the ability to evolve innovative concepts, through to ‘real’ authenticated technologies.

David Blanch

Design Director

Umbro

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"World class performance design requires world class testing - Progressive have the ability to evolve innovative concepts, through to ‘real’ authenticated technologies.

David Blanch

Prev. Design Director

Umbro

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"You guys are awesome. You really help us make a much better product by helping us understand mechanics better, rather than just present data back without elaboration or proactive insights. I think that's what makes you truly special and leads you to over deliver.

Claudio Storelli

CEO

Storelli Sports

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"You guys are awesome. You really help us make a much better product by helping us understand mechanics better, rather than just present data back without elaboration or proactive insights. I think that's what makes you truly special and leads you to over deliver.

Claudio Storelli

CEO

Storelli Sports

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"You guys are awesome. You really help us make a much better product by helping us understand mechanics better, rather than just present data back without elaboration or proactive insights. I think that's what makes you truly special and leads you to over deliver.

Claudio Storelli

CEO

Storelli Sports

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"World class performance design requires world class testing - Progressive have the ability to evolve innovative concepts, through to ‘real’ authenticated technologies.

David Blanch

Prev. Design Director

Umbro

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"Progressive are great partners and have provided highly valuable test methodologies to develop the data that supports our newest technologies. They have a unique reactive capability and the interaction with the team is easy and efficient. We look forward to working with Progressive again soon!

Cassie Strid

Global Product Line Manager

Crocs

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"World class performance design requires world class testing - Progressive have the ability to evolve innovative concepts, through to ‘real’ authenticated technologies.

David Blanch

Prev. Design Director

Umbro

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"Progressive Sports, a world leading Sports Technology Research Group from Loughborough University, conducted in-depth research and testing on the atsu massage footbed. Their findings concluded that: "Based on indicative measures of blood flow, these footbeds massage and stimulate the bottom of your feet to improve circulation"

Chris Towns

Footwear Innovation

Clarks

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"Progressive are great partners and have provided highly valuable test methodologies to develop the data that supports our newest technologies. They have a unique reactive capability and the interaction with the team is easy and efficient. We look forward to working with Progressive again soon!

Cassie Strid

Global Product Line Manager

Crocs

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"The testing Progressive Sports has carried out on M&S sports bras has helped us evaluate our garments performance. This has provided a good foundation for future developments and innovations. We look forward to continuing the partnership with Progressive in the future to help us thrive in an increasingly demanding market.

Lynne Nibbs

Product Development Technologist

M&S

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"Thanks again for your assistance with this project, it has been one of the (if not the) quickest, least hassle and cost effective value return activities we have undertaken!

Chris Boardman

Previously Head of R&D

British Cycling

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"Thanks again for your assistance with this project, it has been one of the (if not the) quickest, least hassle and cost effective value return activities we have undertaken!

Chris Boardman

Previously Head of R&D

British Cycling

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"Thanks again for your assistance with this project, it has been one of the (if not the) quickest, least hassle and cost effective value return activities we have undertaken!

Chris Boardman

Previously Head of R&D

British Cycling

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"Thanks again for your assistance with this project, it has been one of the (if not the) quickest, least hassle and cost effective value return activities we have undertaken!

Chris Boardman

Previously Head of R&D

British Cycling

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"Working with Progressive Sports continues to be a World Class experience. Their passion for excellence and innovation is making a significant impact on British sporting performance through the numerous projects they have contributed to.

Dr. Scott Drawer

Head of R&D

UK Sport

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"Working with Progressive Sports continues to be a World Class experience. Their passion for excellence and innovation is making a significant impact on British sporting performance through the numerous projects they have contributed to.

Dr. Scott Drawer

Head of R&D

UK Sport

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"We have worked with Progressive for over 2 years and Ross, James and Olly are a great team to work with in sourcing protective materials, testing their properties and to help design the final product. They are also a joy to work with.

Peter Wright

Managing Director

Gunn & Moore

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"We have worked with Progressive for over 2 years and Ross, James and Olly are a great team to work with in sourcing protective materials, testing their properties and to help design the final product. They are also a joy to work with.

Peter Wright

Managing Director

Gunn & Moore

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"Without Progressive’s ability to turn a project around quickly and effectively we would have really struggled with delivering a case for the wheelchair players in Rio. This would have meant risking players potentially being unable to compete in the Paralympic Games because they didn’t have a chair to play their tennis in. Progressive provided a sound understanding of design parameters to deliver us all the cases we needed to get the chairs safely to and from tournaments.

Cain Berry

Performance Support Manager

Tennis Foundation

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"Without Progressive’s ability to turn a project around quickly and effectively we would have really struggled with delivering a case for the wheelchair players in Rio. This would have meant risking players potentially being unable to compete in the Paralympic Games because they didn’t have a chair to play their tennis in. Progressive provided a sound understanding of design parameters to deliver us all the cases we needed to get the chairs safely to and from tournaments.

Cain Berry

Performance Support Manager

Tennis Foundation

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"We’ve always been impressed with Progressive’s approach, defining the problem well up-front with epidemiology, gathering real data about what works and what doesn’t, and ultimately embodying those findings into a final performance design.

Dave Sherman

Business Manager

Roger's Corp. / Poron

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"Researching the Lynx at Progressive Sports was enormous fun and gave great results. The team were so relaxed we were able to get through our research with photographers, journalists and videographers present as well. The report has given us lots of usable data and our testers all had a lot of fun. If we have anything else to research Progressive Sports will be our first port of call.

Selaine Saxby

Managing Director

LessBounce

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"Working with Progressive we were able to get conclusive research, written in a coherent manner, which proved incredibly valuable for our product development, sales and marketing. The team was incredibly easy to work with and turned around the project in excellent time.

Simon Kenny

Marketing Manager

Orca

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"Researching the Lynx at Progressive Sports was enormous fun and gave great results. The team were so relaxed we were able to get through our research with photographers, journalists and videographers present as well. The report has given us lots of usable data and our testers all had a lot of fun. If we have anything else to research Progressive Sports will be our first port of call.

Selaine Saxby

Managing Director

LessBounce

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"Researching the Lynx at Progressive Sports was enormous fun and gave great results. The team were so relaxed we were able to get through our research with photographers, journalists and videographers present as well. The report has given us lots of usable data and our testers all had a lot of fun. If we have anything else to research Progressive Sports will be our first port of call.

Selaine Saxby

Managing Director

LessBounce

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"Researching the Lynx at Progressive Sports was enormous fun and gave great results. The team were so relaxed we were able to get through our research with photographers, journalists and videographers present as well. The report has given us lots of usable data and our testers all had a lot of fun. If we have anything else to research Progressive Sports will be our first port of call.

Selaine Saxby

Managing Director

LessBounce

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"Researching the Lynx at Progressive Sports was enormous fun and gave great results. The team were so relaxed we were able to get through our research with photographers, journalists and videographers present as well. The report has given us lots of usable data and our testers all had a lot of fun. If we have anything else to research Progressive Sports will be our first port of call.

Selaine Saxby

Managing Director

LessBounce

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"Working with Progressive we were able to get conclusive research, written in a coherent manner, which proved incredibly valuable for our product development, sales and marketing. The team was incredibly easy to work with and turned around the project in excellent time.

Simon Kenny

Marketing Manager

Orca

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"Progressive’s innovative thinking and problem solving has provided us with products on more than one occasion that have been successful. iPlay revolutionised our industry as the first electronic outdoor playground unit and training buddies are a fantastic tool to incentivise all of us getting and staying fit.

Barry Leahey

Managing Director

Playdale

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"Progressive’s innovative thinking and problem solving has provided us with products on more than one occasion that have been successful. iPlay revolutionised our industry as the first electronic outdoor playground unit and training buddies are a fantastic tool to incentivise all of us getting and staying fit.

Barry Leahey

Managing Director

Playdale

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"Progressive recently stepped in to assist with a consultancy project on artificial turf shockpad testing and validation. Their ability to mobilise resources quickly and deliver high quality results in a concise and efficient manner was key to supporting us in satisfying our Client’s brief.

Paul Fleming

Sport Surfaces Research Group, Reader in Ground Engineering

Loughborough University

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"Progressive recently stepped in to assist with a consultancy project on artificial turf shockpad testing and validation. Their ability to mobilise resources quickly and deliver high quality results in a concise and efficient manner was key to supporting us in satisfying our Client’s brief.

Paul Fleming

Sport Surfaces Research Group, Reader in Ground Engineering

Loughborough University

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"In the 18 months I’ve been at High Street TV, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with Progressive on some of our more innovative fitness concepts.  Their professionalism has yielded credible, informative and significant test results which have been invaluable to our product development process but I have to say I am most impressed by their proactive approach and communication which make the working relationship that much stronger.

Josh Hume

Senior Category Manager

High Street TV.

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"Progressive Sports consistently provide a quality and professional service on a frequent basis for TomTom. The work is always completed on time and in full and is delivered to a very high standard. I would highly recommend them.

Mari Thomas

Prev. Team Lead Test Engineering

TomTom

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"Progressive Sports consistently provide a quality and professional service on a frequent basis for TomTom. The work is always completed on time and in full and is delivered to a very high standard. I would highly recommend them.

Mari Thomas

Prev. Team Lead Test Engineering

TomTom

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"Progressive Sports consistently provide a quality and professional service on a frequent basis for TomTom. The work is always completed on time and in full and is delivered to a very high standard. I would highly recommend them.

Mari Thomas

Prev. Team Lead Test Engineering

TomTom

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"Progressive Sports consistently provide a quality and professional service on a frequent basis for TomTom. The work is always completed on time and in full and is delivered to a very high standard. I would highly recommend them.

Mari Thomas

Prev. Team Lead Test Engineering

TomTom

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"Progressive Sports consistently provide a quality and professional service on a frequent basis for TomTom. The work is always completed on time and in full and is delivered to a very high standard. I would highly recommend them.

Mari Thomas

Prev. Team Lead Test Engineering

TomTom

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"Progressive Sports consistently provide a quality and professional service on a frequent basis for TomTom. The work is always completed on time and in full and is delivered to a very high standard. I would highly recommend them.

Mari Thomas

Prev. Team Lead Test Engineering

TomTom

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"MYZONE products and services rely on the quality data of the data we capture. Progressive were able to help us test and validate new product developments and algorithms early in the product development process, giving us reassurance in the high performance of our products.

Dave Wright

CEO

MYZONE

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"MYZONE products and services rely on the quality data of the data we capture. Progressive were able to help us test and validate new product developments and algorithms early in the product development process, giving us reassurance in the high performance of our products.

Dave Wright

CEO

MYZONE

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"MYZONE products and services rely on the quality data of the data we capture. Progressive were able to help us test and validate new product developments and algorithms early in the product development process, giving us reassurance in the high performance of our products.

Dave Wright

CEO

MYZONE

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"We’ve always been impressed with Progressive’s approach, defining the problem well up-front with epidemiology, gathering real data about what works and what doesn’t, and ultimately embodying those findings into a final performance design.

Dave Sherman

Business Manager

Rogers Corp. / Poron

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"We’ve always been impressed with Progressive’s approach, defining the problem well up-front with epidemiology, gathering real data about what works and what doesn’t, and ultimately embodying those findings into a final performance design.

Dave Sherman

Business Manager

Rogers Corp. / Poron

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"During our initial development of the WallJAM concept, we worked with Progressive to test different materials and technologies. The feedback the testing provided was vital in our decision making process and now integral to the quality of the WallJAM offer.

Tim Worbys

Founder and CEO

WallJam

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"We are really excited about introducing Training Buddies to the market. Our aim with these inspirational foitness tools is to encourage and support everyone during exercise, whilst showing the correct techniques. The fact that they can be used individually, as a training facility or simply as a piece of sports inspired artwork makes them an appealing option for any organisation looking to develop their outdoor space.

Jo Simpson

Finance Services Director

Youth Sport Trust

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"During our initial development of the WallJAM concept, we worked with Progressive to test different materials and technologies. The feedback the testing provided was vital in our decision making process and now integral to the quality of the WallJAM offer.

Tim Worbys

Founder and CEO

WallJam

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"We are really excited about introducing Training Buddies to the market. Our aim with these inspirational foitness tools is to encourage and support everyone during exercise, whilst showing the correct techniques. The fact that they can be used individually, as a training facility or simply as a piece of sports inspired artwork makes them an appealing option for any organisation looking to develop their outdoor space.

Jo Simpson

Finance Services Director

Youth Sport Trust

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"During our initial development of the WallJAM concept, we worked with Progressive to test different materials and technologies. The feedback the testing provided was vital in our decision making process and now integral to the quality of the WallJAM offer.

Tim Worbys

Founder and CEO

WallJam

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"When Proskins want to prove the performance of their garments and fabrics, we often utilise the services provided by Progressive. The team have provided us with bench top testing of samples during development, through to full athlete trials on fully developed products.

Adam Bellamy

CEO

Proskins

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"During our initial development of the WallJAM concept, we worked with Progressive to test different materials and technologies. The feedback the testing provided was vital in our decision making process and now integral to the quality of the WallJAM offer.

Tim Worbys

Founder and CEO

WallJam

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"During our initial development of the WallJAM concept, we worked with Progressive to test different materials and technologies. The feedback the testing provided was vital in our decision making process and now integral to the quality of the WallJAM offer.

Tim Worbys

Founder and CEO

WallJam

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"We are really excited about introducing Training Buddies to the market. Our aim with these inspirational foitness tools is to encourage and support everyone during exercise, whilst showing the correct techniques. The fact that they can be used individually, as a training facility or simply as a piece of sports inspired artwork makes them an appealing option for any organisation looking to develop their outdoor space.

Jo Simpson

Finance Services Director

Youth Sport Trust

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"During our initial development of the WallJAM concept, we worked with Progressive to test different materials and technologies. The feedback the testing provided was vital in our decision making process and now integral to the quality of the WallJAM offer.

Tim Worbys

Founder and CEO

WallJam

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"We are really excited about introducing Training Buddies to the market. Our aim with these inspirational foitness tools is to encourage and support everyone during exercise, whilst showing the correct techniques. The fact that they can be used individually, as a training facility or simply as a piece of sports inspired artwork makes them an appealing option for any organisation looking to develop their outdoor space.

Jo Simpson

Finance Services Director

Youth Sport Trust

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"The team at Progressive have provided quality input to support our projects over the last four years. Their integrity and ability to turn around high quality research and investigations quickly has meant that we have continued to go back to them for a wide range of our high-level R&D projects.

Christian Harig

Teamhead Innovation Research & Insight

Puma

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"The team at Progressive have provided quality input to support our projects over the last four years. Their integrity and ability to turn around high quality research and investigations quickly has meant that we have continued to go back to them for a wide range of our high-level R&D projects.

Christian Harig

Teamhead Innovation Research & Insight

Puma

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"Progressive Sports are our R&D secret weapon! As we step ambitiously into new product categories and research initiatives that are so often misunderstood we always partner with their talented and agile team as we break ground on new knowledge. Progressive’s ability to leverage state of the art facilities and applied research know-how is critical in how we move our innovation and R&D activities forward.

Dr Tom Waller

Senior Vice President

Lululemon

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"Progressive Sports are our R&D secret weapon! As we step ambitiously into new product categories and research initiatives that are so often misunderstood we always partner with their talented and agile team as we break ground on new knowledge. Progressive’s ability to leverage state of the art facilities and applied research know-how is critical in how we move our innovation and R&D activities forward.

Dr Tom Waller

Senior Vice President

Lululemon

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"Reebok Fitness Equipment continues to enjoy a positive working relationship with Progressive. Our partnership has enabled innovative research and development projects, developing out product offering now and for the future.

Pat Hooper

Managing Director

Reebok Fitness Equipment

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"Reebok Fitness Equipment continues to enjoy a positive working relationship with Progressive. Our partnership has enabled innovative research and development projects, developing out product offering now and for the future.

Pat Hooper

Managing Director

Reebok Fitness Equipment

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"AS a leading technical sports brand, Mizuno chose to work with Progressive Sports, to facilitate an extensive footwear testing project. The advanced level of equipment and participant recruitment provided, enabled Mizuno to gain invaluable data for future product development and innovations.

Sarah Gillam

Asst. Footwear Manager

Mizuno

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"AS a leading technical sports brand, Mizuno chose to work with Progressive Sports, to facilitate an extensive footwear testing project. The advanced level of equipment and participant recruitment provided, enabled Mizuno to gain invaluable data for future product development and innovations.

Sarah Gillam

Asst. Footwear Manager

Mizuno

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"We decided to choose Progressive because of their outstanding and successful track-record of developing hi-tech and high performance sportswear for many of the world's top brands. At Li Ning Co. we want to do all that we can to help the Chinese national team to win as many gold medals as possible.

Frank Zhang

Product Director

Li-Ning

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"We decided to choose Progressive because of their outstanding and successful track-record of developing hi-tech and high performance sportswear for many of the world's top brands. At Li Ning Co. we want to do all that we can to help the Chinese national team to win as many gold medals as possible.

Frank Zhang

Product Director

Li-Ning

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"During our product development program, we’ve worked with Progressive to test and refine the functionality of our products. Utilizing their knowledge of sports compression, along with the specialist equipment they have available, expedited our program and help improving product performance.

Adina Stoain

Manager Research and Development

Asics

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"During our product development program, we’ve worked with Progressive to test and refine the functionality of our products. Utilizing their knowledge of sports compression, along with the specialist equipment they have available, expedited our program and help improving product performance.

Adina Stoain

Manager Research and Development

Asics

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"Superdry develop key insights into the performance of our garments and materials using the services of Progressive Sports. The bench-top material testing provided to us by the team and the sharing of valued expertise helps us design and develop our product range.

Jenny Khmel

Head of Catergory Management

Sport, Superdry

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"Superdry develop key insights into the performance of our garments and materials using the services of Progressive Sports. The bench-top material testing provided to us by the team and the sharing of valued expertise helps us design and develop our product range.

Jenny Khmel

Head of Catergory Management

Sport, Superdry

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"We have been working with Progressive Sports for many years now, forging a partnership and alliance developing State of the Art fitness products for our International client’s. Working from provisional ideas and “blank sheet” philosophy, they have helped us to take conceptual ideas through to mass production worldwide. From detailed brief “Ideation”, 3D design, rapid prototyping, tool design support and accelerated longevity testing support, their experience and attention to detail has been fundamental to the success of the products. Long may our partnership continue.

Mark Lock

Head of R&D - Product Development, Director of Engineering Services

Escape Fitness

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"We have been working with Progressive Sports for many years now, forging a partnership and alliance developing State of the Art fitness products for our International client’s. Working from provisional ideas and “blank sheet” philosophy, they have helped us to take conceptual ideas through to mass production worldwide. From detailed brief “Ideation”, 3D design, rapid prototyping, tool design support and accelerated longevity testing support, their experience and attention to detail has been fundamental to the success of the products. Long may our partnership continue.

Mark Lock

Head of R&D - Product Development, Director of Engineering Services

Escape Fitness

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"During the development cycle of many of our on-field performance garments Progressive Sports provide an evaluation method that has become an essential part of our assessment process. They are a highly valued partner and will continue to be so for future innovation development projects. I highly recommend their services and value added expertise.

Phil Hodgkins

Category Manager - Innovation

Canterbury of New Zealand Ltd

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"During the development cycle of many of our on-field performance garments Progressive Sports provide an evaluation method that has become an essential part of our assessment process. They are a highly valued partner and will continue to be so for future innovation development projects. I highly recommend their services and value added expertise.

Phil Hodgkins

Category Manager - Innovation

Canterbury of New Zealand Ltd

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"We’ve worked with Progressive for several years and they are simply brilliant: fast, insightful and excellent at generating and sharing ideas.

Simon Whitmarsh-Knight

Director Activewear and Outdoor Apparel, Advanced Apparel and Textiles

Invista

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"We’ve worked with Progressive for several years and they are simply brilliant: fast, insightful and excellent at generating and sharing ideas.

Simon Whitmarsh-Knight

Director Activewear and Outdoor Apparel, Advanced Apparel and Textiles

Invista

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"You guys are awesome. You really help us make a much better product by helping us understand mechanics better, rather than just present data back without elaboration or proactive insights. I think that's what makes you truly special and leads you to over deliver.

Claudio Storelli

CEO

Storelli Sports

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"You guys are awesome. You really help us make a much better product by helping us understand mechanics better, rather than just present data back without elaboration or proactive insights. I think that's what makes you truly special and leads you to over deliver.

Claudio Storelli

CEO

Storelli Sports

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"World class performance design requires world class testing - Progressive have the ability to evolve innovative concepts, through to ‘real’ authenticated technologies.

David Blanch

Prev. Design Director

Umbro

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"World class performance design requires world class testing - Progressive have the ability to evolve innovative concepts, through to ‘real’ authenticated technologies.

David Blanch

Prev. Design Director

Umbro

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"Progressive Sports, a world leading Sports Technology Research Group from Loughborough University, conducted in-depth research and testing on the atsu massage footbed. Their findings concluded that: "Based on indicative measures of blood flow, these footbeds massage and stimulate the bottom of your feet to improve circulation"

Chris Towns

Footwear Innovation

Clarks

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"Progressive Sports, a world leading Sports Technology Research Group from Loughborough University, conducted in-depth research and testing on the atsu massage footbed. Their findings concluded that: "Based on indicative measures of blood flow, these footbeds massage and stimulate the bottom of your feet to improve circulation"

Chris Towns

Footwear Innovation

Clarks

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"Progressive are great partners and have provided highly valuable test methodologies to develop the data that supports our newest technologies. They have a unique reactive capability and the interaction with the team is easy and efficient. We look forward to working with Progressive again soon!

Cassie Strid

Global Product Line Manager

Crocs

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"Progressive are great partners and have provided highly valuable test methodologies to develop the data that supports our newest technologies. They have a unique reactive capability and the interaction with the team is easy and efficient. We look forward to working with Progressive again soon!

Cassie Strid

Global Product Line Manager

Crocs

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"The testing Progressive Sports has carried out on M&S sports bras has helped us evaluate our garments performance. This has provided a good foundation for future developments and innovations. We look forward to continuing the partnership with Progressive in the future to help us thrive in an increasingly demanding market.

Lynne Nibbs

Product Development Technologist

M&S

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"The testing Progressive Sports has carried out on M&S sports bras has helped us evaluate our garments performance. This has provided a good foundation for future developments and innovations. We look forward to continuing the partnership with Progressive in the future to help us thrive in an increasingly demanding market.

Lynne Nibbs

Product Development Technologist

M&S

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"Thanks again for your assistance with this project, it has been one of the (if not the) quickest, least hassle and cost effective value return activities we have undertaken!

Chris Boardman

Previously Head of R&D

British Cycling

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"Thanks again for your assistance with this project, it has been one of the (if not the) quickest, least hassle and cost effective value return activities we have undertaken!

Chris Boardman

Previously Head of R&D

British Cycling

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"Working with Progressive Sports continues to be a World Class experience. Their passion for excellence and innovation is making a significant impact on British sporting performance through the numerous projects they have contributed to.

Dr. Scott Drawer

Head of R&D

UK Sport

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"Working with Progressive Sports continues to be a World Class experience. Their passion for excellence and innovation is making a significant impact on British sporting performance through the numerous projects they have contributed to.

Dr. Scott Drawer

Head of R&D

UK Sport

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"We have worked with Progressive for over 2 years and Ross, James and Olly are a great team to work with in sourcing protective materials, testing their properties and to help design the final product. They are also a joy to work with.

Peter Wright

Managing Director

Gunn & Moore

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"We have worked with Progressive for over 2 years and Ross, James and Olly are a great team to work with in sourcing protective materials, testing their properties and to help design the final product. They are also a joy to work with.

Peter Wright

Managing Director

Gunn & Moore

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"Without Progressive’s ability to turn a project around quickly and effectively we would have really struggled with delivering a case for the wheelchair players in Rio. This would have meant risking players potentially being unable to compete in the Paralympic Games because they didn’t have a chair to play their tennis in. Progressive provided a sound understanding of design parameters to deliver us all the cases we needed to get the chairs safely to and from tournaments.

Cain Berry

Performance Support Manager

Tennis Foundation

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"Without Progressive’s ability to turn a project around quickly and effectively we would have really struggled with delivering a case for the wheelchair players in Rio. This would have meant risking players potentially being unable to compete in the Paralympic Games because they didn’t have a chair to play their tennis in. Progressive provided a sound understanding of design parameters to deliver us all the cases we needed to get the chairs safely to and from tournaments.

Cain Berry

Performance Support Manager

Tennis Foundation

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"We’ve always been impressed with Progressive’s approach, defining the problem well up-front with epidemiology, gathering real data about what works and what doesn’t, and ultimately embodying those findings into a final performance design.

Dave Sherman

Business Manager

Roger's Corp. / Poron

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"We’ve always been impressed with Progressive’s approach, defining the problem well up-front with epidemiology, gathering real data about what works and what doesn’t, and ultimately embodying those findings into a final performance design.

Dave Sherman

Business Manager

Roger's Corp. / Poron

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"Researching the Lynx at Progressive Sports was enormous fun and gave great results. The team were so relaxed we were able to get through our research with photographers, journalists and videographers present as well. The report has given us lots of usable data and our testers all had a lot of fun. If we have anything else to research Progressive Sports will be our first port of call.

Selaine Saxby

Managing Director

LessBounce

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"Researching the Lynx at Progressive Sports was enormous fun and gave great results. The team were so relaxed we were able to get through our research with photographers, journalists and videographers present as well. The report has given us lots of usable data and our testers all had a lot of fun. If we have anything else to research Progressive Sports will be our first port of call.

Selaine Saxby

Managing Director

LessBounce

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"Working with Progressive we were able to get conclusive research, written in a coherent manner, which proved incredibly valuable for our product development, sales and marketing. The team was incredibly easy to work with and turned around the project in excellent time.

Simon Kenny

Marketing Manager

Orca

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"Working with Progressive we were able to get conclusive research, written in a coherent manner, which proved incredibly valuable for our product development, sales and marketing. The team was incredibly easy to work with and turned around the project in excellent time.

Simon Kenny

Marketing Manager

Orca

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"Progressive’s innovative thinking and problem solving has provided us with products on more than one occasion that have been successful. iPlay revolutionised our industry as the first electronic outdoor playground unit and training buddies are a fantastic tool to incentivise all of us getting and staying fit.

Barry Leahey

Managing Director

Playdale

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"Progressive’s innovative thinking and problem solving has provided us with products on more than one occasion that have been successful. iPlay revolutionised our industry as the first electronic outdoor playground unit and training buddies are a fantastic tool to incentivise all of us getting and staying fit.

Barry Leahey

Managing Director

Playdale

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"Progressive recently stepped in to assist with a consultancy project on artificial turf shockpad testing and validation. Their ability to mobilise resources quickly and deliver high quality results in a concise and efficient manner was key to supporting us in satisfying our Client’s brief.

Paul Fleming

Sport Surfaces Research Group, Reader in Ground Engineering

Loughborough University

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"Progressive recently stepped in to assist with a consultancy project on artificial turf shockpad testing and validation. Their ability to mobilise resources quickly and deliver high quality results in a concise and efficient manner was key to supporting us in satisfying our Client’s brief.

Paul Fleming

Sport Surfaces Research Group, Reader in Ground Engineering

Loughborough University

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"In the 18 months I’ve been at High Street TV, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with Progressive on some of our more innovative fitness concepts.  Their professionalism has yielded credible, informative and significant test results which have been invaluable to our product development process but I have to say I am most impressed by their proactive approach and communication which make the working relationship that much stronger.

Josh Hume

Senior Category Manager

High Street TV.

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"In the 18 months I’ve been at High Street TV, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with Progressive on some of our more innovative fitness concepts.  Their professionalism has yielded credible, informative and significant test results which have been invaluable to our product development process but I have to say I am most impressed by their proactive approach and communication which make the working relationship that much stronger.

Josh Hume

Senior Category Manager

High Street TV.

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"Progressive Sports consistently provide a quality and professional service on a frequent basis for TomTom. The work is always completed on time and in full and is delivered to a very high standard. I would highly recommend them.

Mari Thomas

Prev. Team Lead Test Engineering

TomTom

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"Progressive Sports consistently provide a quality and professional service on a frequent basis for TomTom. The work is always completed on time and in full and is delivered to a very high standard. I would highly recommend them.

Mari Thomas

Prev. Team Lead Test Engineering

TomTom

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"MYZONE products and services rely on the quality data of the data we capture. Progressive were able to help us test and validate new product developments and algorithms early in the product development process, giving us reassurance in the high performance of our products.

Dave Wright

CEO

MYZONE

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"MYZONE products and services rely on the quality data of the data we capture. Progressive were able to help us test and validate new product developments and algorithms early in the product development process, giving us reassurance in the high performance of our products.

Dave Wright

CEO

MYZONE

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"When Proskins want to prove the performance of their garments and fabrics, we often utilise the services provided by Progressive. The team have provided us with bench top testing of samples during development, through to full athlete trials on fully developed products.

Adam Bellamy

CEO

Proskins

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"When Proskins want to prove the performance of their garments and fabrics, we often utilise the services provided by Progressive. The team have provided us with bench top testing of samples during development, through to full athlete trials on fully developed products.

Adam Bellamy

CEO

Proskins

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"During our initial development of the WallJAM concept, we worked with Progressive to test different materials and technologies. The feedback the testing provided was vital in our decision making process and now integral to the quality of the WallJAM offer.

Tim Worbys

Founder and CEO

WallJam

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"During our initial development of the WallJAM concept, we worked with Progressive to test different materials and technologies. The feedback the testing provided was vital in our decision making process and now integral to the quality of the WallJAM offer.

Tim Worbys

Founder and CEO

WallJam

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"We are really excited about introducing Training Buddies to the market. Our aim with these inspirational foitness tools is to encourage and support everyone during exercise, whilst showing the correct techniques. The fact that they can be used individually, as a training facility or simply as a piece of sports inspired artwork makes them an appealing option for any organisation looking to develop their outdoor space.

Jo Simpson

Finance Services Director

Youth Sport Trust

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"We are really excited about introducing Training Buddies to the market. Our aim with these inspirational foitness tools is to encourage and support everyone during exercise, whilst showing the correct techniques. The fact that they can be used individually, as a training facility or simply as a piece of sports inspired artwork makes them an appealing option for any organisation looking to develop their outdoor space.

Jo Simpson

Finance Services Director

Youth Sport Trust

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Progressive Sports Technologies maintain a highly skilled research and development team, at-hand to support your project requirements, large and small.

Progressive Sports Technologies Ltd
Loughborough University Sports Technology Institute
Loughborough Science & Enterprise Park
1 Oakwood Drive
Loughborough
LE11 3QF
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1509 564809
Fax: +44 (0)1509 564820
Email: info@progressivesports.co.uk

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