AVS has six locations throughout Amsterdam which offers workspace and dedicated support. It connect students, researchers and alumni to entrepreneurial expertise, resources and a community of like-minded peers. The Amsterdam Venture Studios offers joint incubation programs, training, and mentoring in an environment that is focused on transforming knowledge-based ideas into new impactful businesses. Adding to this, AVS also provides easy access to a wealth of high-quality research facilities and laboratories.
Imran Avci and Davide Iannuzzi (Vrije Univeriteit Amsterdam) have been awarded an NWO-Demonstrator Grant. The grant will give them the opportunity to test whether their PAS-WRAP technology can be used to detect methane leaks in oil and gas extraction facilities. The project is based on a new approach to gas trace detection that offers high […]News
A new collaboration between the Amsterdam universities has been set up to support students and researchers wanting to start their own business. On December 17, UvA, VU, HvA, and Amsterdam UMC signed a stakeholder agreement with university incubator ACE to collectively support spin-off companies. ACE supported over 150 startups from Amsterdam universities in the past […]News
‘Brains, Buildings, Business: de Vrije Universiteit en Zuidas’ was de titel van een congres over de ruimtelijke en inhoudelijke integratie van Vrije Universiteit (VU) en Zuidas, georganiseerd in november 2018. Rond 1960 was de VU samen met het ziekenhuis de eerste ‘bewoner’ van het gebied, lang voordat er van een ‘Zuidas’ sprake was. Nu, ongeveer […]News