Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award

During the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award, nine scientists will pitch their innovative ideas. Three prizes will be awarded to the best ideas in the categories alpha/ gamma, beta and life sciences.

  • Date: 26th of November
  • Location: NEMO, Science Museum Amsterdam.

Get a unique and exclusive opportunity to meet the ideas during the festive finale, register now.


The Innovation Award consists of three prizes of € 7.500. The prizes will be awarded to the most innovative scientific ideas of Amsterdam in the categories Alpha/ Gamma, Beta and Life Sciences. Furthermore, the Impact Award will be awarded to established researchers from Amsterdam who have acquired a track record in the field of valorisation. The impact award honers researchers for their meaningful contribution to society.

This year’s innovations

The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019 received a wide variety of ideas. For example, innovations tackle problems within education and try to counter human rights violations or climate change and waste issues. Multiple ideas are devised to solve a variety of challenges by using 3D printing or virtual reality. Apps were developed as well to support medical staff and patients and resolutions were discovered to oppose problems within drugs. In case you want to know more, make sure to register for the finale or download  the booklet with the ideas of 2019 after the finale.