Starting your own business is an exciting but also demanding undertaking. We will work with you to determine which way to go: partner with an existing company or organisation, or embark on the adventure of starting your own company. Once you developed a solid business case and the decision has been made to launch your spin-off, IXA is here to assist you.
IXA offers budding entrepreneurs a full range of support options:
The Demonstrator Lab is a pre-incubator where bright ideas are transformed into innovative products and services. It is open to students and staff members of the Amsterdam universities. It provides office and laboratory space in an entrepreneurial-minded academic environment.
Amsterdam Venture Studios (AVS)
Amsterdam Venture Studios are the incubator facilities for innovative knowledge based start-ups. AVS offers workspace and dedicated support through joint incubation programs, training and mentoring, and much more.
ACE helps students, researchers, and alumni turning their ideas into successful companies, by offering the best training and support, and providing access to an extensive network of mentors, entrepreneurs and business professionals.
UvA startup SusPhos has won the ‘Gouden KIEM’ for best Dutch startup in chemistry. The award, issued by the Dutch science foundation NWO and Holland Chemistry, was presented Tuesday 10 December at the Dutch national chemistry conference CHAINS. It consists of 25,000 euros for a research project and a sculpture. SusPhos is developing technology that […]News
Various projects within the Amsterdam knowledge institutions have received funding through a Take-off program from NWO. With this funding, they can further investigate the market opportunities for their products through a feasibility study or with an early stage route. Projects Feasibility studies (phase 1) A Freemium model for Open Online Research: from tests to real […]News
VU spin-off Optics11, a company offering high-end fiber sensing solutions, has acquired the fibre-optic technology – known as FAZ Technology – from Fugro. FAZ Technology specialises in the research and development of fibre-optic sensing solutions, whose potential is much broader than Fugro’s core markets; hence Fugro’s decision to divest. FAZ Technology’s fibre-optic sensing solutions will […]News