VU start-up NextRound received funding of the government initiative Sportinnovator. NextRound develops a smart boxing bag that enables gamification of workouts. This makes training more fun and effective. With the funding, NextRound will now work together with the VU and Vechtsportautoriteit to study how the boxing bag can make an impact on the world of combat sports. They focus on making boxing more attractive and accessible and finding ways to enhance talent development, especially in youth.
Every language contains riddles and secrets, currently there are seven thousand+ known languages. A treasure trove of colourful, curious and enigmatic stories. Every language tells a story about and gives a picture of the culture and the people that speak or have spoken this language. And every language is full of riddles and secrets that […]News
Anya Biotech, representing Amsterdam UMC, has won the second edition of the Proefdiervrij Venture Challenge on the 22nd of April 2022. Their winning innovation is based on research from the Department of Medical Biology at the AMC. The team takes home €25.000, – in prize money to kick-start their venture based on human heart models […]News
Sem Vijverberg – PhD Candidate at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam – and University of Amsterdam PostDoc researcher Tijmen Bakker have been selected as participants in the Faculty of Impact, and will be taking part in an intensive two year program where ten ambitious scientists work with each other and with a selection of experts to conquer […]News