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Flame Away makes the world a little (fire) safer!

Something that started three years ago as a study assignment, is now available as the ‘Flame Away’, a small piece of design that fits in every household. In case of a fire throwing this glass product can be enough to extinguish it. “If I can save even one life, my goal will be reached!” says […]

TIME named Toby Kiers as one of the 100 emerging leaders of 2022

Evolutionary biologist Toby Kiers is named to the 2022 TIME100 Next List. TIME100 Next highlights 100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, health, science and activism, and more.

Demonstrator Grant for development of novel chemical probe

Prof. Sander Woutersen of the Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (UvA) has been awarded a Demonstrator Grant of 160,000 euros by the Dutch Research Council NWO (Domain Applied and Engineering Sciences). Together with his colleague and Veni-fellow Dr Giulia Giubertoni he will be developing a structure- and size-sensitive chemical probe. In their project […]

Loads of new ventures and inspiration: five years of IXAnext program

On 14 April we concluded the valorisation program IXAnext: talent for innovation with a festive gathering. This event – kicked off by Jan Lintsen, member of the Executive Board of the UvA – celebrated the successes and results of this program from several angles. In its five-year existence, the valorisation program has proven to be […]

Demonstrator Lab enables you to get your feet wet and set sail in the entrepreneurial and corporate world

Davide Iannuzzi, initiator Demonstrator Lab