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Sports-f(x): gymification in de sport

Om mensen gemotiveerd te houden in sporten gaat het nieuwe bedrijf Sports-f(x) gymification toepassen in de sport. In het Demonstrator Lab op de VU heeft het bedrijf zijn eerste product Strike-f(x) ontwikkeld, een bokszak die de kracht, positie, frequentie en snelheid van al je trappen en stoten kan meten. Gamification “Ja, we weten het wel, […]

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Demonstrator Lab huisvest stress-test voor ecosystemen op schaal

De kant-en-klare experimentele opstelling van Climecs is gereed om klimaatscenario’s op vegetatie en bodemleven uit te testen. Begin december staat onderzoeker Oscar Franken met de Climecs-opstelling op de AgriFoodTech-beurs in Den Bosch om bezoekers de mogelijkheden te tonen van deze stresstest voor gewassen en ecosysteempjes. Lees hier het volledige artikel in Bionieuws: Stresstesten voor complete […]

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Finale Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019

We are pleased to invite you to the finale of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019. Nine progressive and potentially world changing innovations will be presented during the Award finale, yet only three can win the prestigious Award. Come join us to the festive finale on 26 November to get the exclusive opportunity to […]

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Registration Innovation award 2019 is open!

Sign up your idea and have a chance to win € 7,500. Do you have an innovative idea and would you like to develop it further? Then consider yourself invited to participate in the 14th edition of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award. € 7,500 will be awarded to the best idea in each category […]

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NWO-Demonstrator Grant for methane leak detection

Imran Avci and Davide Iannuzzi (Vrije Univeriteit Amsterdam) have been awarded an NWO-Demonstrator Grant. The grant will give them the opportunity to test whether their PAS-WRAP technology can be used to detect methane leaks in oil and gas extraction facilities. The project is based on a new approach to gas trace detection that offers high […]

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Fitsurance op bootcamp pre business event Zuidas run

De VU is dit jaar vitaliteitsvriend van de Zuidas Run. Daarom werd VU uitgenodigd voor de Zuidas Run kick-off in het Olympisch Stadion op 25 juni jl. Het programma bestond onder andere uit een mini bootcamp en run clinic. VU start-up ‘Fitsurance‘ deed metingen bij deelnemers. Het doel van Fitsurance is om kosten wegens ziekteverzuim […]

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Fitsurance receives MIT subsidy

Fitsurance has been awarded a Mkb-innovatiestimulering Regio en Topsectoren (MIT) subsidy. This subsidy enables Fitsurance to do a feasibility study on the further development of their mobile application. The feasibility study investigates the development of the Fitsurance app, a mobile application (iOS and Android) that is part of the Fitsurance platform. The goal of Fitsurance is […]

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Findest wins top ten list of most groundbreaking innovations in science

Findest is one of the ten winners of the Academic Startup Competition. This was announced by a professional jury in Amsterdam in the presence of State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Mona Keijzer. As a result of the selection, Findest will be able to pitch at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which for […]

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Students Haagse Hogeschool work on idea’s for the Strike-f(x) interface

Strike-f(x) was asked to be a case assignment for second year students Bewegingstechnologie (movement technology). Presenting data on an user friendly interface (understandable, motivating and slick) for a specific user is their challenge. Pitching their suggestions and working with the scrum method they have already come up with some great ideas. Read more

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Fitsurance is now a BV

Sauvik das Gupta and his student colleagues Stef Beijk, Moritz Eggelbusch and Tommie Koppens have started FITSURANCE at the Department of Human Movement Sciences at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, now registered as BV!

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