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.
MedTech startup Sirius Medical has received CE Mark approval for Sirius Pintuition, a non-radioactive device to localize breast tumors. In 2016 Bram Schermers, then a scientist at NKI, pitched an early concept at the annual Amsterdam Science & Innovation Awards and won first prize! His pitch also caught the attention of seasoned entrepreneur Hubert Martens, […]News
An annual survey held by the program directors of the Joint Master Entrepreneurship (UvA/ VU), Bram Kuijken and Enno Masurel, has found that 17.8% of alumni have founded their own company and 11.0% are currently working freelance. Additionally, the study found that 41.9% of alumni is employed by a startup (19.7%) or a scale-up (22.2%). […]News
CimCure, a spin-off of Amsterdam UMC and focusing on cancer immunotherapies for solid tumors, signed a strategic partnership agreement for in-licensing CimCure’s iBoost technology with Intravacc, a worldwide leading translational research and development vaccine organization with an extensive track record in developing viral and bacterial vaccines. The iBoost (immune boost) technology was developed at Amsterdam […]News