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Festive Finale Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award

Tuesday 19 June is the festive finale of the 13th Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award. It promises to be an inspirational afternoon full of innovative ideas.

Five finalists will pitch their ideas that tackle all different kind of challenges. The jury, chaired by Barbara Baarsma, will award the best idea with the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2018 and € 10,000. Also the High Potential Award will be announced and awarded with € 5,000.

New this year is the Impact Award. We honor the 'established' researchers who have made a meaningful contribution to society, with their important innovations. Through promo videos the nominees can compete for this Award.


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Program Tuesday, 19 June 2018

14:30  Doors open, coffee and tea
15:00  Welcome and opening in the Auditorium at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
15:10  Introduction by Barbara Baarsma, Director Knowledge Development at Rabobank, Professor of Market Forces and Competition Issues at the University of Amsterdam and Crown-appointed member of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER).
15:30  Pitches of the five finalists
16:00  Presenting the Nominees of the Impact Award
16:30  Intermezzo
17:00  Announcement of the winners and award ceremony
17:30  End of program
17:30  Drinks and bites

After the award ceremony there will be drinks and there is room for exchanging ideas and socialize with fellow researchers, students, entrepreneurs and others.

Would you like to attend the festive finale of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award? Please sign up here.

Location

The festive finale of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award takes place at the Auditorium at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV  Amsterdam, route description to the VU Campus.

It promises to be an inspirational and exciting afternoon all about innovations.