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Amsterdam partners focus on Life Sciences & Health and AI

AI Technology for People On Wednesday 25 September, Executive Board President Geert ten Dam joined with Mayor of Amsterdam Femke Halsema and the presidents of the Amsterdam University Medical Centre (UMC), the Vrije Universiteit (VU), the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI)/ Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Sanquin and the Amsterdam Economic Board to sign a memorandum of […]

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Collaboration Het Oranje Kruis and Amsterdam UMC with “Stop the bleeding – save a life”

First Aid Instructors of Het Oranje Kruis who have successfully completed the instructor course “Stop the bleeding – save a life” will receive an annotation on their First Aid Instructor diploma. Het Oranje Kruis and Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, signed a collaboration agreement for this on September 23rd. The course and the eponymous campaign “Stop […]

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Meet the most innovative and impactful ideas of Amsterdam

On the 26th of November, 9 scientists will pitch their innovative ideas during the 14th edition of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award. Three prizes will be awarded to the best ideas in the categories alpha/ gamma, beta and life sciences. Register now to get a unique and exclusive opportunity to meet their ideas during […]

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Minister van Engelshoven opent nieuwe LUMICKS hoofdkwartier in Amsterdam

Het Amsterdamse techbedrijf LUMICKS opent op 16 september haar nieuwe hoofdkwartier. Ingrid van Engelshoven, minister van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, heeft de openingsceremonie verrichten door met een laserstraal een DNA-molecuul door te knippen. LUMICKS ontwikkelt en produceert high-tech microscopen die kunnen filmen en meten hoe moleculen en cellen interactie met elkaar hebben. Het bedrijf is […]

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NWO-Demonstrator Grant for methane leak detection

Imran Avci and Davide Iannuzzi (Vrije Univeriteit Amsterdam) have been awarded an NWO-Demonstrator Grant. The grant will give them the opportunity to test whether their PAS-WRAP technology can be used to detect methane leaks in oil and gas extraction facilities. The project is based on a new approach to gas trace detection that offers high […]

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Sociale informatieverwerkingstest voor kwetsbare jeugdigen

De sociale wereld is soms lastig te interpreteren voor jeugdigen. Inadequate sociale informatieverwerking is een belangrijke verklarende factor voor gedragsproblemen bij jeugd. Sociale informatieverwerking meten bij jeugdigen met gedragsproblemen kan nu met de diagnostische Sociale informatieverwerkingtest (SIVT). Maaike van Rest (VU) heeft samen met diverse externe partners de SIVT ontwikkeld. Belang sociale informatie verwerking De […]

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IXA-ACE course “Entrepreneurship” wins Best PhD course award

One of the educational courses organized by ACE Incubator BV and IXA Office AMC is the Graduate School course “Entrepreneurship in Health & Life Sciences” for AMC and (since last year also) VUmc PhD candidates. In two days participants attend lectures on different aspects of starting their own company, get acquainted with business model canvas, […]

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Registration Innovation award 2019 is open!

Sign up your idea and have a chance to win € 7,500. Do you have an innovative idea and would you like to develop it further? Then consider yourself invited to participate in the 14th edition of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award. € 7,500 will be awarded to the best idea in each category […]

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Findest, Kepler, Confocal win top ten list of most groundbreaking innovations in science

Spin-offs Findest (VU), Kepler Vision Technologies (UvA) and Confocal.nl (UvA) are three of the ten winners of the Academic Startup Competition. This was announced by a professional jury in Amsterdam in the presence of State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Mona Keijzer. As a result of the selection, they were able to pitch […]

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Fitsurance receives MIT subsidy

Fitsurance has been awarded a Mkb-innovatiestimulering Regio en Topsectoren (MIT) subsidy. This subsidy enables Fitsurance to do a feasibility study on the further development of their mobile application. The feasibility study investigates the development of the Fitsurance app, a mobile application (iOS and Android) that is part of the Fitsurance platform. The goal of Fitsurance is […]

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