The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award (AmSIA) is the Amsterdam competition for research based innovative ideas and impactful innovations.
The AmSIA consists of two awards, the Innovation Award and Impact Award. The Innovation Award is awarded to the best innovative ideas that contribute to a better world. The Impact Award is a lifetime achievement award for Amsterdam researchers who have created meaningful impact to society with their innovations.
Since its launch, the Award has generated more than 400 innovative, bright and applicable ideas. Many of these have resulted in concrete applications and some even formed the basis for new businesses.
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.
Winners Amsterdam Science & Innovation en Impact Awards Award Life-saving mobile scanner wins Amsterdam Science & Innovation 2018 Impact Awards for Erik Scherder and Marcel van Herk Winner Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award The winning idea of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2018 is the ability to measure the severity of the situation of a […]Page
Barbara Baarsma (chair of the jury) Barbara Baarsma is Director Knowledge Development at Rabobank and she also heads RaboResearch. In this capacity she is responsible for the Rabobank-wide knowledge agenda and the development of the knowledge organization. Alongside her work at Rabobank, Barbara Baarsma is Professor of Market Forces and Competition Issues at the University […]Page
The finalists of Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2018 Innovative ideas for a variety of social issues The jury, led by Barbara Baarsma, selected five finalists from all submissions from the Amsterdam knowledge and research institutes. The innovations and new technologies offer ground-breaking solutions for a wide range of social issues. On June 19 the […]Page