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.
Optics11 and Optics11 Life have secured funding from Rabobank. The funding will be used to strongly accelerate growth across global markets, to further build the team for the future and to strategically expand the high-tech product portfolios of both business units. “This is the right moment to pick up the pace. Rabobank’s funding helps us […]News
Azafaros B.V. announced today that the first cohort of healthy subjects has been dosed in a two-part Phase 1 clinical study with clinical candidate AZ-3102, a first-in-class small molecule compound being developed for the treatment of rare neurogenetic disorders. This double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase 1 study is evaluating the safety and tolerability of ascending single- (SAD) […]News
Is it possible to create a cup of coffee that’s healthy and tasty? At the entrepreneurship laboratory Demonstrator Lab at the Vrije Universiteit, Florian Fermin (27) and Stefan Wateler (26) developed Cuppelement, a Fairtrade biodegradable coffee capsule with added superfoods and vitamins. During the Dutch TV program Dragons Den, the entrepreneurs successfully persuaded the dragons […]News