AVS @ VU Campus is located in the heart of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and provides easy access to its research facilities and state of the art laboratories. A noteworthy example is the first Demonstrator Lab of Amsterdam; a facility for students and researchers where ideas are transformed into tangible customer added value. A prime example is SciToDate, a daily scientific recommendation engine.
The close proximity of academic research and education, a university medical center, and a highly international orientated business community offer unique opportunities for innovation. Support at AVS @ VUcampus comprises entrepreneurship education, courses, and facilities such as mentor pools and efforts linking students to the AVS startups.
The Amsterdam Venture Studios @ VU Campus already host a variety of science and medicine oriented startups , among which Lumicks, Optics 11, OPNT and CytoCypher.
The campus of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is an easily accessible metropolitan hotspot located at the Zuidas business area, in the immediate vicinity of Schiphol Airport. The university research and education is focused on four areas:
Lumicks, a spin-off from VU Amsterdam markets the world’s first instrument for filming and measuring life at a molecular level. Olivier Heyning CEO: “We developed our product quickly, helped by the university which supported us with engineering, manufacturing and IP matters. Together with a young team of creative minds we were able to build the company and bring the product to market”.
AVS @ VU Campus
De Boelelaan 1085
Maths and Physics Building – P2 corridor – 2nd floor
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