ACE supports students, researchers and academics who are starting or growing their tech or science based business. Their help consists of training & coaching and introductions to their extensive network of industry leaders, business professionals, investors and service providers. By supporting knowledge-based startups, ACE strives to build a learning ground for creating impactful companies of the future.
Aside from running various programs across Amsterdam Venture Studios, ACE runs programs open to the academic entrepreneurial ecosystem. Currently those programs are:
Optics11 and Optics11 Life have secured funding from Rabobank. The funding will be used to strongly accelerate growth across global markets, to further build the team for the future and to strategically expand the high-tech product portfolios of both business units. “This is the right moment to pick up the pace. Rabobank’s funding helps us […]News
Gold Award Winner at Academic Startup Competition and participant in the Digital Mission West Coast USA. Digi.Bio works at the intersection of biology, computation and engineering to develop faster and smarter automation tools that accelerate life science discoveries. MT/Sprout made an interesting video portrait of the award-winning startup. According to co-founder Sabrina Zaini, the VU […]News
With an investment of 78 million euros, the Amsterdam-based medical high-tech company LUMICKS is taking a big step forward in the further development of the next generation of instruments for biological research and drug development. The company started in 2014 in the basement of VU Amsterdam. The company now almost has one hundred and fifty […]News