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Flying start Megosu

Megosu.com is een online community voor productontwerpers. Van een bescheiden community is het platform in korte tijd uitgegroeid tot de grootste online community voor designers. De mogelijkheden voor verdere ontwikkeling van het platform kunnen met deze subsidie worden onderzocht. Megosu-oprichters Max Hochstenbach en Guido Lok zagen dat veel studentprojecten die ontstaan tijdens de opleiding Product […]

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Elisabeth Jäckel wins UvA 3 Minute Thesis pitch competition

Industrial and organizational psychologist Elisabeth Jäckel, UvA PhD candidate with the section Leadership & Management at Economics & Business, has won the UvA preliminary round of the international Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) pitch competition. In the 3MT competition, PhD candidates pitch their research in three-minute videos aimed at an audience of non-scientists. Elisabeth will represent […]

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Big step forward for Crohn’s disease treatment is near

Recently, researchers from Amsterdam UMC and other European hospitals, together with several companies and patient organizations, have proposed a revolutionary strategy for the treatment of Crohn’s disease and received funding of more than €10 million. The research involves the selection of treatments based on the DNA “methylome,” which is of critical importance to the many […]

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WasteBase receives AUAS Launch Grant

Creatieve oplossing voor reststromen. Studenten Romaike Slikker en Ramon Iongh ontwikkelden binnen het 10K programma van het HvA Venture Centre een innovatieve oplossing voor hergebruik van materialen. Met de toekenning van een HvA Launch Grant kunnen zij hun idee uitwerken tot een prototype. “We gaan een marktplaats starten waar producenten uit de Nederlandse industrie hun […]

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Amsterdam UMC spin-off PacingCure received EIC Transition funding

Amsterdam UMC spin-off PacingCure received a prestigious EIC Transition grant of 2.5 million euros. PacingCure develops platform gene transfer technologies for the heart and uses these technologies to engineer novel treatments for cardiac arrhythmias in patients with high unmet medical needs. The selected indications have attractive translational aspects for developing advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMP) […]

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Haermonics Series A funding offers Pure™ promise for future heart surgery patients

Haermonics, a clinical-stage breakthrough medtech company, has successfully closed a 4.3 M Series-A financing round with an investment syndicate led by existing shareholder BOM, strategic partner Demcon and Stepping Stone (a fund managed by healthtech venture builder NLC), further including impact investor Invest-nl and a group of strategic private co-investors. Haermonics’ innovative and highly effective […]

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AmSIA ’21 winner SolarFoil spins out UvA

UvA’s most recent spinout SolarFoil aims to increase greenhouse productivity by optimizing sunlight to increase crop yields. In doing so, the use of SolarFoil aims to reduce the use of energy- hungry artificial lighting and make horticulture more sustainable. The team behind SolarFoil, professor Peter Schall and PhD Arnon Lesage of the UvA’s Institute of […]

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Eddytec spins out HvA and UvA

Eddytec is the newest spin out of Hogenschool van Amsterdam (HvA) and University of Amsterdam (UvA). It develops sensing solutions for detection of defects in carbon fibre composites. Cracks and imperfections can make these materials less strong and thus reduces their lifetime. Eddytec offers a fast, reliable, and affordable technique which for instance can be […]

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Call for Amsterdam UMC TKI-PPP grant proposals

We are very happy to announce that the call for Amsterdam UMC TKI-PPP grants is now open. Deadline for your pre-applications is November 18, 2022.

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Demonstrator Grant for development of novel chemical probe

Prof. Sander Woutersen of the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (UvA) has been awarded a Demonstrator Grant of 160,000 euros by the Dutch Research Council NWO (Domain Applied and Engineering Sciences). Together with his colleague and Veni-fellow Dr Giulia Giubertoni he will be developing a structure- and size-sensitive chemical probe. In their project […]

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