ACE Incubation Program: Fall 2020

Are you a student, researcher or recent graduate with an inspiring startup idea? ACE incubation program helps you develop your tech or science idea into a successful company. The program covers all stages of starting a business and help you boost your entrepreneurial skills. Once you are accepted into the program, ACE guarantee two years of support.

9 November - 2020 till 18 January - 2021

Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) is the university incubator of UvA, VU, HvA and Amsterdam UMC and empowers students, academics and professionals who are starting or growing their business. The support consists of training & coaching and introductions to our extensive network of industry leaders, business professionals, investors and service providers. By supporting knowledge-based startups and scale-ups, ACE strives to build a learning ground to create impactful companies of the future.


  • 1.300+ startup ideas were already submitted;
  • 130+ startups were incubated;
  • €50M+ was raised by our startups;
  • 2+ years survival rate of 72%.


  • Target group: early-stage startups with a tech or science business idea;
  • Duration: November 9, 2020 to January 18, 2021;
  • Application deadline: October 26th, 2020;
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