D-Lab is a learning-by-doing environment open to students, researchers and staff. Its goal is to foster an entrepreneurial culture within the Amsterdam higher education ecosystem and to boost research driven innovation.
Participants enter the lab at the very early phase of the idea-to-market process. D-Lab supports their participants throughout this entire process: from forming a team, to developing a prototype. From working out the most efficient marketing strategy to find the resources needed to deploy that strategy. Participants have the opportunity to get their feet wet at no cost. Supported by a vast network, D-Lab provides them with the business tools to explore whether an idea can make it. As the saying goes, there is no failure: you either succeed or you learn.
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 or with an early stage route. Projects Feasibility studies (phase 1) A Freemium model for Open Online Research: from tests to real […]News
Ik-Herstel is the winner of the preliminary round of the National Zorg Innovatie Prijs 2020 for the Amsterdam region. The innovative start-up Ik-Herstel, a spin-off of Amsterdam UMC, is a digital coach with personal recovery advice. The e-health application provides patients with clear and relevant information before and after their surgery. A personal recovery plan […]News
Nearly one million Dutch people work every day in potentially harmful noise levels. More than 3000 employees annually report to the occupational health physician about hearing complaints due to noise. The product currently known as “Bedrijfsoorcheck” is a speech-in-noise hearing test and has been developed jointly by LUMC, Amsterdam UMC location AMC and the Nationale […]News