Kiers recently returned from expeditions in Patagonia, Chile, and the Apennine Mountains in Italy, where she worked with local collaborators to collect samples of mycorrhizal fungal communities across unique soil habitats. In November, she leaves for the South Pacific to characterize the fungal communities associated with nutrient-poor island atolls owned by the Nature Conservancy.
TIME100 Next List is an expansion of the TIME100 list of the most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes appear in the Oct. 10 / Oct. 17 issue of TIME, available on newsstands on Friday, Sept. 30, and now at time.com/next.
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
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