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Innovation Awards uitgereikt

Amsterdamse Science & Innovation Awards 2021 voor digitale urineweegschaal, nanofolie en dyslexiespel voor kinderen  In NEMO Amsterdam zijn voor de 15e keer de jaarlijkse Innovation Awards uitgereikt. De innovatieprijzen zijn een initiatief van de Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA). IXA bekroont met de Awards vernieuwende ideeën om de samenleving te verbeteren van jonge wetenschappers, allemaal verbonden […]

Humanities Lab moves to Oudemanshuis Poort

On October 14 the opening of the Humanities Lab took place at its new location in the Oudemanhuispoort. The place has undergone a true metamorphosis under the inspiring leadership of Jonneke Bekkenkamp and her team Jenaida Zijdemans, Emma Post and Robert Meijer. The location offers place and guidance to students, employees, researchers and alumni of […]

ACE Incubation Program

ACE is the university incubator in Amsterdam and is powered by UvA, VU, HvA and Amsterdam UMC. Twice a year, ACE selects a batch of students, researchers and academics that have an innovative startup (idea). Through the bi-annual incubation program, ACE offers support to become sustainable high growth ventures within 10 weeks. Are you a […]

VU start-up NextRound secures funding

VU start-up NextRound received funding of the government initiative Sportinnovator. NextRound develops a smart boxing bag that enables gamification of workouts. This makes training more fun and effective. With the funding, NextRound will now work together with the VU and Vechtsportautoriteit to study how the boxing bag can make an impact on the world of […]

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