Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD student in Sports Management, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran

2 Associate Professor of Sports Management, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Assistant Professor of Sports Management, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran

4 Assistant Professor of International Business Management, Aishu University, Cushing, Taiwan

5 Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Sports Science, University of Seville, Seville, Spain


The purpose of this research is to provide strategies to connect sports science faculties with science and technology incubators and parks and its consequences. The research method was qualitative and data collection was performed by interviewing and reviewing the literature. The research sample was determined theoretically and after conducting 14 interviews, the communication strategies between the faculties of sports sciences with incubators and science and technology parks were identified. According to the results, the 205 open codes obtained in this research were divided into two parts: strategies and consequences. The strategies included 5 main categories and 15 sub-categories. 5 main categories of strategies including; Specialization, supporting sports ideas, creating and strengthening the spirit of entrepreneurship, innovation and ideation, promoting interaction between the faculty, incubator centers and the community and creating an entrepreneurial cafe in the faculty. The results included 4 main categories and 9 subcategories. The main categories of outcomes include; Creation and development of sports job opportunities, having the support of incubator centers and science and technology parks, secure income generation, improving the quality of life in the society. Therefore, it can be suggested in order to establish a relationship between the Faculties of Sports Sciences and these centers, it is necessary to teach innovation, support ideas and create a creative atmosphere in the faculties. It can also turn the needs of sports and the community into ideas as new projects and motivating students.