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 health parameters and provides customized lifestyle advise about exercise and diet online and through a mobile application, to reduce sick-leaves prevent diseases and reduce health costs. We are looking forward to see these two projects growing at D-Lab.
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
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 […]News
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 […]News