Transform your innovation into a business idea!
Are you curious about entrepreneurship and do you want to know what it takes to start your own company? The Explore Entrepreneurship program offers a unique opportunity to learn the basics of venture creation and to explore ways to transform your innovation into a business idea. The program is open to PhDs at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and teams will be formed during the program.
We welcome PhDs at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) to register for the course.
The 2-day Explore Program includes:
The program The 4-day bootcamp includes: Interactive lectures and workshops; Individual mentoring sessions with seasoned entrepreneurs and experts; A vibrant and welcoming community of passionate founders. For whom Students, recent graduates and researchers affiliated to the Humanities faculty at the UvA or VU; You are passionate and want to make a difference; You have a […]31 Oct till 4 Nov '22 Event
Valorisation: what is it and why is it relevant to my research? Would you like to create social or economic impact with your (preliminary) research results, translate it into practical applications or share it with external parties? Or do you need help writing a Knowledge Utilization paragraph for a proposal? Then this workshop is for […]13 Oct '22 Event
Share your knowledge with confidence. Are you going to collaborate with an external organization, or have you been asked to make your research results available? What should you take into account in a collaboration with an external partner? IXA’s legal advisors share with you what you should consider when collaborating with an external partner or […]17 Nov '22 Event
From valorisation grants to collaborating with companies. Are you looking for funding to explore the feasibility of your idea for a product or service in order to develop your idea further? During this workshop you will gain insight in the funding options in the different stages of the valorisation process. The valorisation/ utilisation paragraph in […]3 Nov '22 Event
With your research activities you generate ideas constantly. But translating an idea into a practical innovation, product or service can usually be more challenging. In this workshop 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. What […]27 Oct '22 Event
For researchers eager to explore entrepreneurship and want to know more about the facilities university offers. Are you curious about what entrepreneurship in science exactly entails? Dreaming about your own company, what this can mean for your development and how the university facilitates entrepreneurship? What steps are involved and what should you take into account? […]1 Dec '22 Event
Patents and other means to safeguard inventions. Have you come up with a unique invention or innovation? Then you might need to protect it to ensure commercial control over it. But how do you protect your invention, what are the benefits of patenting and how does the university supports you in this? Attend this workshop […]15 Dec '22 Event
Unlock the value of your social sciences + humanities research. Join the free training program that starts October 6th this year, if you want to create societal impact with your SSH research. Revalorise+ uncovers new insights, knowledge and valorisation skills which enhances the entrepreneurial potential and social impact of SSH research. REVALORISE+ is led by […]6 Oct '22 Event
Transform your innovative business idea into an impactful company of the future with ACE! The ACE Incubation Program helps entrepreneurial academics become impact-driven founders by offering training, support, and access to an extensive network of mentors, entrepreneurs, and investors. Applications for the Fall ’22 program are open to researchers, academics, graduates and MSc students. 📌 […]14 Nov '22 till 17 Feb '23 Event
This is the story of Ruben Brave, a Dutch citizen from Amsterdam, with a Surinamese background, and with a black skin. Ruben is a successful serial tech entrepreneur, investor, and board member at several impactful organizations such as the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER). He is also playing a key role in […]22 Sep '22 Event