Demonstrator Lab offers participants advice and support on all aspects of the idea-to-market process. Participating projects have access to lab facilities, lab space and office space (for a total of 580 sqm) in an environment dedicated to stimulating entrepreneurship. In addition to this, participants have access to the facilities of the mechanical and electronic workshop of the VU Faculty of Science.
The Demonstrator Lab team connects you to her extended network, partners and the academic and applied science environment as a whole. We also stimulate you to interact with the other participants.
Our network consists of mentors, coaches, a variety of experts, business strategists, venture capitalists, market analysts, and last but not least: potential users for your product or service. All these people, peers and colleagues help you to formulate a set of hypotheses and milestones, and perform tests with real customers.
Demonstrator Lab projects Meta-grip (part of Climb-f(x)) and Fitsurance received a Take-off grant phase 1 – an NWO fund that allows researchers from scientific disciplines to further develop their innovative idea, bringing them closer to market.The Meta-grip is a functional strength assessment tool for monitoring hand and fingertip health and performance in climbers. Fitsurance measures […]News
Meaningful social contact is the slogan of Niluk. Elena Köstler and her team are developing a mobile app to combat loneliness among young adults. They want to bring people together offline via an online platform.This concept made the SAM team, enter the Startup in Residence Programme. SIR connects startups and scale-ups with key social challenges […]News
Demonstrator Lab project GlucoEasy wins NWO Open Mind funding of € 50,000. The Open Mind grants are awarded by NWO to technologies with a surprisingly societal application. The grants were awarded during Teknowlogy, NWO’s innovation congress. NWO awards five Open Mind grants of 50,000 for socially relevant research outside the beaten track.News