When introducing your idea to society, you may discover that you need to improve certain skills. That is why IXA organises a number of workshops, courses, webinars, seminars and much more. These enable researchers to explore activities that enhance the valorisation of research, develop their proficiency in specific valorisation–related topics, and gain essential entrepreneurship skills.
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The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award (AmSIA) is the Amsterdam competition for innovative ideas with true economic and/or societal impact. The award puts a spotlight on valuable ideas that are based on scientific and practice-based research. Since its launch, the award has generated more than 400 innovative, bright and applicable ideas. Many of these have resulted in concrete applications, and some even laid the foundation for new businesses.
Preparations for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2021 are in full swing. See the website for more details.
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A small fragment of a llama antibody, also called ‘nanobody’, is capable of reducing human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in patients, scientists at the Vrije Universiteit and University of Cambridge found in a study. This could lower CMV-associated diseases and mortality during life-saving solid organ and stem cell transplantation and could be a potential lifesaving drug. HCMV […]News
Dr. Ronald van Steden enters into a partnership with the Dutch police. Together they are committed to guide and monitor the new position of ‘director care and safety’ (regisseur zorg en veiligheid) in Amsterdam. Dr. Ronald van Steden, Associate Professor of Public Administration at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Senior Researcher at the NSCR, has […]News
The project ChloroSpec, initiated by Alfred Holzwarth and Roberta Croce, establishes as BV. Lead by Peter Kievit (serial entrepreneur), ChloroSpec is a developer of plant health and stress analysis systems. ChloroSpec has developed a new technology that should become the gold standard in chlorophyll fluorescence monitoring of plants and algae, and analyzes how plants respond […]News