Upcoming events

ACE Explore Program: CERN

For whom Individuals and teams up to 4 persons; Based in the Netherlands; Individuals interested in creating applications from CERN technologies. The 2-day program includes: Mini design sprint sessions Founder story Pitch training Pitching contest with jury panel Details Dates: 13 & 14 September 2021 Time: 09:00-17:00 Location: @ Startup Village – Amsterdam Science Park […]

13 till 14 Sep '21 Event

Dutch Research Council (NWO) – Information meeting Knowledge and Innovation Covenant (KIC)

The NWO instruments for the Knowledge and Innovation Covenant (KIC) 2020-2023 provide funding for fundamental and practical research in a public-private partnership (PPP) through different funding opportunities. With a total budget of 118 million euros per year, these mission-driven programs focus on innovative solutions for societal challenges in which public-private partnerships are central. Online information meeting KIC funding […]

14 Sep '21 Event

Valorisation and Impact training: creating a societal impact strategy

For whom For VU PhD’s in all disciplines, from the social sciences and humanities to law, economics, physical and behavioral sciences and natural sciences. We can place a maximum of 12 participants. A selection process might be needed. After the two sessions you will: Know about different motivations to engage with impact Know what impact […]

23 Sep '21 Event

ACE Explore Program: Social Sciences Humanities & Law Program

For whom The program is open to PhDs, postdocs and researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Law faculty at VU and UvA. The 2-day program includes: Interactive lectures and workshops provided by experts in the startup ecosystem; Mentoring sessions with seasoned social entrepreneurs and business experts; A vibrant and welcoming community of passionate founders; […]

7 Oct '21 Event

Webinar: Introduction in valorisation

Valorisation: what is it and why is it relevant to my research? Would you like to translate your (preliminary) research results into practice or share it with external parties to create societal or commercial impact? Or do you need help writing a Knowledge Utilization paragraph for a proposal? Then this webinar is for you. The […]

7 Oct '21 Event

Webinar: Boost your valorisation activities

Transform your idea into a business case With your research activities you generate ideas constantly. Turning an idea into a business case is usually complicated. In this webinar the experts from IXA share different models on how to transform your idea into a more concrete concept that can be turned into a solid business case. […]

28 Oct '21 Event

End of Pipe Knowledge Transfer: Fundamentals and Practice

For whom This course is for 3rd and 4th year PhD students of the Faculty of Science of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and related interdisciplinary research institutes (IOZIs) Subjects Valorization; The Amsterdam Entrepreneurial Ecosystem; Entrepreneurial behavior; Outreach; Collaboration with external commercial partners; Intellectual property rights. Details Course duration: 1 November 2021 – 1 April 2022; […]

1 Nov '21 till 1 Apr '22 Event

Webinar: How to fund your idea

From valorisation grants to collaborating with companies Do you need funding to explore the feasibility of your innovative idea for a product/ service that you want to develop? In this webinar you will learn about grants and funds for financing your research projects or entrepreneurial endeavors. Also other forms of financing will be covered like […]

4 Nov '21 Event

ACE Incubation Program Fall ’21

ACE is the university incubator in Amsterdam and is powered by UvA, VU, HvA and Amsterdam UMC. Twice a year, ACE selects a batch of students, researchers and academics that have an innovative startup (idea). Through the bi-annual incubation program, ACE offers support to become sustainable high growth ventures within 10 weeks. Are you a […]

8 Nov '21 till 24 Jan '22 Event

Festive finale AmSIA 2021

During the finale, the winners of the Innovation Award and Impact Award will be announced!

9 Nov '21 Event