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.
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 […]News
Jan Lintsen, member of the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam, opened the second location of the successful university incubator Demonstrator Lab Amsterdam. Demonstrator Lab Science Park offers employees and students the opportunity to become acquainted with entrepreneurship and product development in a hands-on and innovation-oriented environment. The opening of Demonstrator Lab Science Park […]News
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 […]News