The finalists for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2019 are presented. The jury, led by Gigi Wang, has selected nine finalists for the Innovation Award from all submissions from the Amsterdam knowledge and research institutes. The innovations and new technologies offer innovative solutions for a wide range of social issues.
Category Life Sciences:
Festive finale Innovation Award
During the festive finale on Tuesday, November 26, the finalists will pitch their ideas to the jury and public. The expert jury, consisting of representatives from industry and the Amsterdam knowledge institutes, will take into account the innovativeness, feasibility and fulfillment of market needs. The finalists have a chance to win € 7,500 in the categories: alpha/gamma, life sciences and beta.
The finale takes place in the NEMO Science Museum, registration for the finale is necessary so you are assured of a seat. You can register via this link.
About the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award
The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award is the competition for Amsterdam’s most innovative, scientific idea. Fourteen years ago, the award was first organised by IXA (Innovation Exchange Amsterdam, the valorisation centre of the Amsterdam UMC, UvA, HvA and VU) to make valuable ideas based on scientific research visible. The event is a collaboration of IXA with City of Amsterdam, NKI/AVL, Sanquin, SURF, HealthInc, uniQure, V.O. Patents & Trademarks and Kennedy Van der Laan.
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