The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award (AmSIA) is the Amsterdam competition for research based innovative ideas and impactful innovations.
The AmSIA is based on two awards, the Innovation Award and the Impact Award. The Innovation Award is awarded to the best innovative research-based ideas that contribute to a better world. The Impact Award is an achievement award for Amsterdam researchers who have created meaningful impact to society with their research projects and innovations.
Don’t get fooled by the name of this competition. The Amsterdam Science & Innovation award is an inclusive competition, open to idea’s from all research disciplines and topics. Since its launch, the AmSIA gave a stage to over 400 innovative, smart and applicable ideas. Many of these have resulted in concrete applications and some even formed the fundament for new businesses. Find inspiring examples amongst past winners and former editions of AmSIA.
The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award is organized by IXA, the joint knowledge transfer office of Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA), University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). The City of Amsterdam fully endorses this innovation award for the city of Amsterdam.
The Innovation Awards were presented for the 16th time at NEMO Science Museum, to Zeliha Guler, Pepijn van Rutten and Olivier Lugier.News
Onderzoekers Guus van Dongen, Dick den Hertog en Toby Kiers krijgen de Impact Award 2023. Deze wordt uitgereikt aan gerenommeerde onderzoekers die een betekenisvolle bijdrage leveren aan de maatschappij. Er zijn drie categorieën: Gezondheid, Maatschappij en Milieu & Klimaat. Categorie Gezondheid: Guus van Dongen, hoogleraar medische beeldvorming en biomarkers bij Amsterdam UMC, ontwikkelde nieuwe beeldvormende […]News
For the 16th time, the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Awards have taken place at NEMO Science Museum! It was a dazzling event in which 9 finalists took the stage to pitch their innovative ideas. An expert jury awarded three winners, Zeliha Guler (Amsterdam UMC), Pepijn van Rutten (VU) and Olivier Lugier (UvA) with an Innovation […]News