Festive finale Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award

Be the first to hear about new and innovative ideas

We gladly invite you for the festive finale of the 12th Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award on Wednesday 21 June 2017. It promises to be an inspirational afternoon full of innovative ideas.

Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award

The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award is an annual award for the most innovative research-based idea with a social and/or commercial application. Ten finalists will pitch their ideas that tackle all different kind of societal challenges. The jury, chaired by Mirjam van Praag, will award the best idea with the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2017 and € 10,000. The finalists will be announced at the end of May.


14:30  Doors open
15:00  Welcome and opening by Hans Amman, director of IXA
15:10  Introduction by Mirjam van Praag, Prof. Entrepreneurship at UvA and Copenhagen Business School, chairman of the jury
15:30  Pitches of the ten finalists
16:30  Jury deliberation & intermezzo: De Vrije Denkers – Patrick Donath
17:00  Announcement of the winners and award ceremony
After the finale there will be drinks and there is room for exchanging ideas with fellow researchers, students, entrepreneurs and others.

Join us at the festive finale

Please sign up here and assure yourself a seat at the award ceremony.
The festive finale of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award takes place at the Auditorium of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

We are looking forward to welcome you on Wednesday, 21 June!

  1. Website Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award.