Facilities and support

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 in an environment dedicated to stimulating entrepreneurship.
In addition to this, participants have access to the facilities of the mechanical, electronic and technical workshops of the UvA and that of VU.

What can you expect from us?

  • Advice on all aspects of the idea-to-market process;
  • Lab facilities, lab space, and office space at one of our two locations (Science Park or Zuidas);
  • Access to Technology Centre @VU or Technology Centre @UvA;
  • Preseed funding (no-string attached, minimal bureaucracy) to buy materials to build your MVP. ;
  • Connection to the vast Demonstrator Lab network.

Network connections
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.