Innovation Award

Registration open for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award

Do you have an innovative idea with commercial or societal impact?
€ 7,500 will be awarded to the best idea in each categorie alpha/gamma, beta and life sciences.

  • The deadline for registration is 9 September 2019.
  • The festive pitch and award ceremony is 26 November 2019.

Read more about this years edition.

About the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award

The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award is the Amsterdam competition for innovative ideas with a societal and/or commercial impact. It is an annual competition for the best applicable innovation resulting from Amsterdam research. The feasibility of the idea and the social benefit play an important role in the jury assessment. This award is open to all researchers, staff and students in all disciplines from all participating Amsterdam universities, universities of applied sciences, academic hospitals and public research centers. The finals of the Award will be held for the thirteenth time on Tuesday, 26 November 2019. During the finals researchers or research groups will be honored an Impact Award for their significant impact to society with their impressive innovations.

Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA)

The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award is organized by IXA (the valorisation centre of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (VUmc), the Academic Medical Center (AMC), the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA). The City of Amsterdam fully endorses this innovation award for the city of Amsterdam.