ACE Inspire: Entrepreneurship course for researchers – 3 days

This three day course is targeted for researchers including professors, postdocs, PhD’s, Technicians & MSc Students from the Amsterdam knowledge institutes: Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

23 September till 7 October - 2020
09:00 - 13:00

Are you curious about entrepreneurship and do you want to know what it takes to start your own company? ACE Incubator presents a unique entrepreneurship program in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA). The program offers you a unique opportunity to learn the basics of venture creation and pick your brains on potential business idea in the fields of science & technology.

You will learn

  • The essential steps of starting an innovative company;
  • How to define a value proposition and business model of your idea;
  • Ways to access markets with a business idea;
  • How to pitch an innovative concept;
  • What is needed to become an entrepreneur.


  • Target group: researchers (incl. professors, postdocs, PhD’s, Technicians & MSc Students);
  • To participate, it is not required to have a startup idea. We will challenge you to have one in the end. No prior preparation is needed.;
  • Duration: Dates: September 23, 30 & October 7 2020. Times: 09:00 – 13:00. Attendance is required on all days;
  • Costs are fully sponsored by IXA;
  • Apply here

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