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ADS Webinar | What Makes a Great Startup?

March 30, 2021

In this webinar, in collaboration with ACE, we explored the journey of a startup, the challenges founders face and how to navigate through them. With speakers Daniela Redondo and Maxime ten Brinke from ACE and Ruben Halfhide from Gymspaces.

Millions for AI knowledge and investment consortium

March 29, 2021

A knowledge and investment consortium made up of a large group of Dutch universities and a venture capitalist has been awarded an €8 million grant to accelerate the application and marketing of innovations in the field of AI.

Claes de Vreese becomes fifth university professor of AI at UvA

March 24, 2021

Claes de Vreese has been appointed university professor of AI and Society by the University of Amsterdam. This appointment takes the number of university professors in the field of AI at the UvA to five. De Vreese will focus on the ever-increasing role that automated decision-making and AI plays in our digital society, bringing together various sub-areas, including politics, media and democracy.

ASIF Ventures is recruiting a new board

March 17, 2021

ASIF Ventures is recruiting a new board. Are you interested in venture capital? Do you have what it takes to fund the new Dutch unicorns?  Fund student startups at ASIF ventures for 1 year, full-time. Apply now.

Amsterdam Science Innovation Award

March 5, 2021

Do you have an innovative idea and would you like to develop it further? The Innovation Award is the Amsterdam competition for research based innovative ideas that contribute to a better world. You have the chance to get feedback on your idea, get a pitch training, share your innovation with the public and win €10.000!

ICAI Launch Pad

March 2, 2021

Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) has initiated the Launch Pad to retain talent in the AI and Data Science ecosystem.

World Data League

February 25, 2021

The quest to find the best data scientists by solving social-oriented problems (April and May – Virtual Event) 

The HvA ECAAI becomes a Center of Expertise

February 9, 2021

As of the 1st February 2021, the HvA Expertise Centre for Applied AI has been made a Center of Expertise (CoE). With this small change in name, the HvA has become the first knowledge institute in the Netherlands with a CoE on applied AI.

Supporting innovation in AI and healthcare

February 1, 2021

In October 2020, Amsterdam Medical Data Science (AMDS) made a call for proposals for seed projects that could fuel collaboration between data scientists and medical professionals. A total of four pitches have now been chosen to receive a €5,000 seed grant.