We have interviewed past finalists and winners of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation award. Watch their stories to see how the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award has supported their entrepreneurial journey.
Maaike van Rest was a finalist in 2014. She registered with the idea for a diagnostic instrument that identifies the strengths and weaknesses of social information processing of children.
In 2017, Nathalie de Vent won the award with the idea for a new online infrastructure for the improvement of neuropsychological diagnostics to test whether patients have a brain disease.
In 2018, Jonathan Coutinho and Wouter Potters winners won the award with the idea to measure the severity of the situation of a stroke patient in the ambulance with a mobile scanner.
In 2016, Bram Schermers won the award with the idea for a magnetic localization technology that helps surgeons find the right tissue during surgery for breast cancer treatment.
Chris Slootweg UvA & Marissa de Boer: creating a circular phosphate economy
In 2019, the research team of Chris Slootweg and Marissa de Boer won the award with the idea to recover phosphate waste as a resource and convert it into high value products.
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