In the category Alpha/ Gamma, the research team of Jill Coster van Voorhout of the UvA received the Award for their innovation of combining various research methods to trace criminal money in bank data. With this innovation, tracking down crimes like human trafficking, money laundering and corruption becomes more effective and secure.
In the category Beta, the Award was allocated to the “SusPhos process”, this research addresses the phosphate issue. The research team of Marissa de Boer of the UvA is developing technology that aims to generate a circular phosphate economy by processing phosphate-containing waste into high quality products such as fertilizer and fire retardants.
In the category Life Sciences, team of Bernadette de Bakker of Amsterdam UMC won the Award with 3D printed models of embryo’s. The embryo models that are currently used in medical education are outdated, with the customized 3D embryo models, doctors and midwives can better recognize birth defects.
The applications for the Innovation Award, the Amsterdam competition for innovative ideas that contribute to a better world, are being assessed. The organisation of the Innovation Award received a lot of cutting edge ideas for new businesses, systems, products, platforms and more. “We are very happy with the amount of applications we received,” says Richtsje […]News
The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Awards go to innovations in 3D-printed embryo models, following criminal money through bank data and tackling the phosphate challenge. The Impact Awards go to Jaap Bonjer, Erwin Peterman and Gijs Wuite, and Roeland van Geuns Marissa de Boer (UvA), Jill Coster van Voorhout (UvA) and Bernadette de Bakker (Amsterdam UMC), […]News
Finalists Reinout Bem and Imran Avci were interviewed by Karlijn Meinders in BNR’s broadcast Wetenschap Vandaag during Spitsuur. To listen to the interview click here.News