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Hipper Therapeutics: a new startup on digital support for geriatric rehabilitation launched by Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS)

The startup Hipper Therapeutics B.V. focuses on the development of a digital platform for the support of professionals and patients in ambulatory geriatric rehabilitation. The platform consists of a system that can measure physical activities of the older person remotely (i.e. in the home environment), a dashboard that visualizes this information and a protocol and […]

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TKI-PPP grants awarded to Amsterdam UMC researchers

Sixteen researchers of Amsterdam UMC have been awarded a TKI-PPP grant between € 300.000 and € 750.000 to perform a research project in collaboration with an industrial party. The funding is provided by the NL government (Ministry of Economic Affairs) through the Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) and the Topconsortium voor Kennis en Innovatie Life […]

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Two Amsterdam UMC teams selected for Venture Challenge 2020

In April two teams of Amsterdam UMC researchers from location AMC were selected for the Venture Challenge 2020, a bootcamp for entrepreneurs in life science to help them kick-start their businesses. The Venture Challenge, this year organized by NWO, consists of two workshop session of three days where the teams sharpen their business plan and […]

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Onderzoek naar behandeling voor ernstig zieke coronapatiënten

Amsterdam UMC start een klinisch vergelijkend onderzoek onder ernstig zieke patiënten met COVID-19 die met een zware longontsteking zijn opgenomen op de intensive care. Het onderzoek kijkt naar de veiligheid en effectiviteit van de behandeling met een antilichaam dat een ontstekingsfactor blokkeert, de complement factor C5a. Het complementsysteem is een belangrijke afweer tegen virussen maar […]

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COVID-19 Funding possibilities and platforms

In the fight against COVID-19, various organizations have made extra money available or set up platforms to facilitate creative solutions.

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Hearing check for employees what might suffer from occupational hearing loss

Nearly one million Dutch people work every day in potentially harmful noise levels. More than 3000 employees annually report to the occupational health physician about hearing complaints due to noise. The product currently known as “Bedrijfsoorcheck” is a speech-in-noise hearing test and has been developed jointly by LUMC, Amsterdam UMC location AMC and the Nationale […]

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eHealth application Ik-Herstel is the Winner of the region Zorg Innovatie Prijs 2020

Ik-Herstel is the winner of the preliminary round of the National Zorg Innovatie Prijs 2020 for the Amsterdam region. The innovative start-up Ik-Herstel, a spin-off of Amsterdam UMC, is a digital coach with personal recovery advice. The e-health application provides patients with clear and relevant information before and after their surgery. A personal recovery plan […]

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Rewarded Take-off grants for Amsterdam projects

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 […]

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Startup SusPhos wins Gouden KIEM 2019

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 […]

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Optics11 acquired Fugro’s fibre optic FAZ technology to expand its sensing platforms

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 […]

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