Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA) is the joint knowledge transfer office of the Amsterdam universities
At every campus location throughout Amsterdam our business developers, legal advisors and grant advisors contribute to developing the Amsterdam innovation ecosystem by bringing together people. IXA drives the transition of scientific discoveries, research results and knowledge into ground breaking innovations and applications that improve lives, transform industries, and create substantial social and economic value.
The IXA workforce includes business developers, legal counsels, grants advisors, program managers and management staff. Rene van Lier is director of IXA. At nearly ten locations at the premises of the Amsterdam knowledge institutions the teams deploy their expertise and large network both to the benefit of the researches and external parties. All in view of IXA’s mission: Partnering science for impact.
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
UvA startup SusPhos has won the ‘Gouden KIEM’ for best Dutch startup in chemistry. The award, issued by the Dutch science foundation NWO and Holland Chemistry, was presented Tuesday 10 December at the Dutch national chemistry conference CHAINS. It consists of 25,000 euros for a research project and a sculpture. SusPhos is developing technology that […]News