Amsterdam Health & Technology Center
The focus of ahti is to create more value for the whole health ecosystem. By bringing together the forces that can accelerate entrepreneurship in health and technology, they are setting the stage for continued improvement in the health of cities and their citizens. Ahti supports health related organizations and entrepreneurs in healthcare, as they transition big ideas into successful projects and businesses. Startup supportive activities by ahti consist of:
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At the heart of the Amsterdam Life Sciences District, in the southeast of Amsterdam, is the Amsterdam Health & Technology Center (AHTC). It is an entrepreneurial hub connecting start-up and scale-up companies in health, research, and technology, as well as accelerators and investors.
Amsterdam UMC, location AMC is one of the foremost medical research institutions in the Netherlands, as well as one of its largest hospitals. With its 30,000 m2, the AHTC/AMC location is one big health tech community. Here, leading medical research facilities and health-related companies form an ecosystem of support for innovation.
Caelus Health develops Microbiome Therapeutics that reduces the risk of developing diabetes. Luc Sterkman, CEO: “The University of Amsterdam – AMC in particular – created the first crucial data and patents, helping us to attract external funding. IXA managed the patent portfolio, established the first licensing contracts and also helped us to secure a proof-of-concept grant of 100,000 euros”.
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