Building healthy habits is now easier thanks to the innovative idea of two students from the faculty of Human Movement Sciences. Gijs Limborgh and Bart Spangenberg have developed an app that helps to create healthy habits in a fun, easy, and effective way. NewU aims to improve many aspects in the everyday life such as nutrition, sleep, stress reduction, and can even help with quitting smoking. The NewU app focuses on habit-formation to stimulate (intrinsic) motivation. VU students and employees can use the app for free, sign up here!
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VU startup Sports-f(x) is uitgeroepen tot winnaar van de 12e Dutch Sports Innovation Award 2020. Oprichter Nilas van Woersem ontving de prijs uit handen van jurylid Jan Hoefnagels voor de NextRound Boxing Bag, een slimme bokszak die direct feedback geeft. De Dutch Sports Innovation Award is de stimuleringsprijs voor een innovatief en kansrijk product of […]News
Davide Iannuzzi, a physicist at VU Amsterdam, has been awarded a Proof of Concept grant by the European Research Council (ERC), for the DIADELPH project. He plans to use this €150,000 research grant to explore ways of commercializing a new, non-invasive gynaecological device that can improve population screening for cervical cancer by excluding cancer before […]News
Veridis Instruments received a subsidy of € 70.000 euro through the TopSector Energy Industry (TSE Industry) for further research into the analysis of recycled plastics. The research consists of an advancement in the fundamental physics of their plastic analysis method, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), and an economic viability study. This research is crucial for Veridis […]News