Springer Nature Group is interviewing researchers about their experiences of creating societal impact through research. Read the interview with Jutka Halberstadt, assistant professor at the Department of Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and the Dutch national project manager of Care for Obesity. She works on the improvement of care for children with obesity in order to better their health and quality of life now and in the future.
UvA spin-off SusPhos has been selected for the EIC Accelerator funding. They receive a grant and an equity investment from the EU fund for its game-changing solution for upcycling phosphate from waste streams into sustainable products. SusPhos, now based in Leeuwarden, aims to create “urban mines” in Europe to produce phosphate compounds out of waste. […]News
A smart swimming cap with electrodes can diagnose a stroke in the ambulance, so that a patient receives the correct treatment more quickly.News
VU start-up, PreActive, has been awarded the MIT Feasibility Study subsidy of € 20k from Provincie Noord-Holland! With this subsidy funding PreActive will explore the utility and feasibility of incorporating Artificial Intelligence within the PreActive wellness app to help improve & personalise the user experience. Feasibility study of the Wellness app The PreActive Wellness app […]News