Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA) is the expert interface between Amsterdam-based universities and parties interested in their research findings and knowledge, such as companies, educational institutions, investors, health care providers, entrepreneurs, government bodies and societal organisations. Being an interface, IXA deploys its expertise in both directions: assisting researchers in generating societal and economic impact from their work and assisting external parties in navigating the academic landscape to find a solution or spot an opportunity.
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Various projects within the Amsterdam knowledge institutions have received funding through a Take-off program from NWO. With this funding, they can further investigate the market opportunities for their products through a feasibility study or with an early stage route. Projects Feasibility studies (phase 1) A Freemium model for Open Online Research: from tests to real […]News
Ik-Herstel is the winner of the preliminary round of the National Zorg Innovatie Prijs 2020 for the Amsterdam region. The innovative start-up Ik-Herstel, a spin-off of Amsterdam UMC, is a digital coach with personal recovery advice. The e-health application provides patients with clear and relevant information before and after their surgery. A personal recovery plan […]News
Nearly one million Dutch people work every day in potentially harmful noise levels. More than 3000 employees annually report to the occupational health physician about hearing complaints due to noise. The product currently known as “Bedrijfsoorcheck” is a speech-in-noise hearing test and has been developed jointly by LUMC, Amsterdam UMC location AMC and the Nationale […]News