D-Lab is a learning-by-doing environment open to students, researchers and staff. Its goal is to foster an entrepreneurial culture within the Amsterdam higher education ecosystem and to boost research driven innovation.
Participants enter the lab at the very early phase of the idea-to-market process. D-Lab supports their participants throughout this entire process: from forming a team, to developing a prototype. From working out the most efficient marketing strategy to find the resources needed to deploy that strategy. Participants have the opportunity to get their feet wet at no cost. Supported by a vast network, D-Lab provides them with the business tools to explore whether an idea can make it. As the saying goes, there is no failure: you either succeed or you learn.
Nederland loopt voorop in het integreren van ondernemerschap en innovatie in het hoger onderwijs ten opzichte van andere Europese landen. Dat blijkt uit een rapport dat in opdracht van de OESO tot stand kwam. De HvA wordt als voorbeeld genoemd voor andere instellingen. Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education in the Netherlands werd gepubliceerd […]News
New elective : Entrepreneurship for Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science In recent years, academic entrepreneurship education has shifted from the exclusive domains of business administration and economics to many other domains as well. In April/May 2019, entrepreneurship is taught for the first time to students of the master Computer Science (joint degree of the Vrije […]News
Photanol BV has closed a substantial new financing round to demonstrate its industrial capabilities to produce chemicals from CO2 and sunlight. Photanol BV is a spin-off company established in 2008 by UvA Ventures Holding in collaboration with the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences of the UvA’s Faculty of Science. Photanol uses modified cyanobacteria to produce […]News