To stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship in both education and research IXA has, in collaboration with the City of Amsterdam, developed the valorisation program IXAnext; Talent for Innovation.
All Amsterdam universities and knowledge institutes are involved: HvA, UvA, VU, Amsterdam UMC and the NWO institutes AMOLF and NIKHEF. In a five year period, 2017-2021, they collaborate in utilizing and disseminate knowledge and stimulate economic activity and entrepreneurship. The program offers facilities and funding, infrastructure, a network, educational measures and much more.
Students with plans for a start-up can profit from the knowledge of mentors found through the platform Startup and Running.
Companies and non-profits can benefit from the latest scientific expertise and research facilities with the Physics on Demand service. The Research Facilities database helps R&D departments to find specialized, high end equipment and instruments.
VU startup Sports-f(x) is uitgeroepen tot winnaar van de 12e Dutch Sports Innovation Award 2020. Oprichter Nilas van Woersem ontving de prijs uit handen van jurylid Jan Hoefnagels voor de NextRound Boxing Bag, een slimme bokszak die direct feedback geeft. De Dutch Sports Innovation Award is de stimuleringsprijs voor een innovatief en kansrijk product of […]News
Davide Iannuzzi, a physicist at VU Amsterdam, has been awarded a Proof of Concept grant by the European Research Council (ERC), for the DIADELPH project. He plans to use this €150,000 research grant to explore ways of commercializing a new, non-invasive gynaecological device that can improve population screening for cervical cancer by excluding cancer before […]News
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. VROOM: A virtual 3D room to accelerate tactical sports training Hoofdaanvrager: Dr. D.L. Mann, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam De ontwikkeling van atleten in teamsporten kunnen […]News