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won the Award with 3D printed models of embryo’s. The embryo models that are currently used in medical education are outdated, with the customized 3D embryo models, doctors and midwives can better recognize birth defects.
Amsterdamse Science & Innovation Awards 2021 voor digitale urineweegschaal, nanofolie en dyslexiespel voor kinderen In NEMO Amsterdam zijn voor de 15e keer de jaarlijkse Innovation Awards uitgereikt. De innovatieprijzen zijn een initiatief van de Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA). IXA bekroont met de Awards vernieuwende ideeën om de samenleving te verbeteren van jonge wetenschappers, allemaal verbonden […]News
UvA’ most recent spinout SolarFoil aims to increase greenhouse productivity by optimizing sunlight to increase crop yields. In doing so, the use of SolarFoil aims to reduce the use of energy- hungry artificial lighting and make horticulture more sustainable. The team behind SolarFoil, professor Peter Schall and PhD Arnon Lesage of the UvA’ Institute of […]News
The pre-finalists for the Innovation Award 2023, the Amsterdam competition for innovative ideas that contribute to a better world, are now selected! Topics that you will see this year are most definitely novel uses of AI, for instance in academia and in health, clever notions on how to deal with the effects of climate change, […]News