For companies the Physics on Demand program offers opportunities to strengthen their R&D power with innovations and facilities of the Amsterdam universities. With this program specific scientific expertise, equipment and state-of-the-art research facilities are made available through collaborative partnerships.
In addition we offer the Research Facilities database via which companies have access to high-end equipment, research instruments and expertise for their R&D activities.
Reach out to one of our business developers if this sounds interesting to you.
For researchers who want to collaborate with industrial partners the IXAnext program provides the Physics2Market Grant. This grant is meant for situations in which companies need further prove that a science based concept or technique can have a practical application before they agree on cooperating. It helps researchers to validate physics-related research and encourages knowledge utilization.
The total available budget is € 250,000. Researchers can apply projects, in the extension of their research, with a budget between 10 and 35k€. There is no deadline; application is possible continuously. IXA will award the Physics2Market Grant to researchers as long as the budget is available.
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, […]News
A new collaboration between the Amsterdam universities has been set up to support students and researchers wanting to start their own business. On December 17, UvA, VU, HvA, and Amsterdam UMC signed a stakeholder agreement with university incubator ACE to collectively support spin-off companies. ACE supported over 150 startups from Amsterdam universities in the past […]News
On Thursday 6 December, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and Deloitte formalized their intention to underline the collaboration for the further development of the Care robot. In the collaboration with Deloitte, further steps will be taken in the further development of the prototype known as Alice 2.0. The aim is a robotic solution for health care, […]News