Start your company with ACE!
Do you dream of starting your own company but don’t know where to begin? Join the ACE Incubation Program. We help founders build their startup with 12 weeks of training and support by leading mentors and business coaches. Sign up for our upcoming program (starts April 1st). Once you are accepted into the program, you will benefit from our extensive network of startup coaches, mentors, corporate innovators and investors.
> We kick off the Incubation Program with a one-week full-time Bootcamp, lead by SILICON VALLEY expert Gigi Wang!
The Incubation Program is meant to help MSc students & researchers from the institutes set up a successful company. ACE provides the resources to build and grow your startup. Based within Amsterdam Science Park’s startup community at Startup Village, ACE’s workshops take place within the heart of innovation! ACE is the university incubator of UvA, VU, HvA and Amsterdam UMC.
ACE’s startup portfolio consists of over 150 tech and science-based startups. Check out our startup page to get a feel for some of the industries our startups work in, from AI and Big Data to chemistry and advanced instrumentation. In 2017, AI startup Scyfer was acquired by IT giant Qualcomm. Other successful companies include Metrica Sports – a football data tracking company, LUMICKS – the leading supplier of single molecular analysis, and many more!
Did you know? In 2018, ACE was named #1 Incubator in the Netherlands in the Emerce100!
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The Dutch Applied AI Award is one of the awards presented during the annual Computable Awards. Since 2020 the Centre of Expertise Applied AI together with Computable and the podcast De Dataloog reward an innovative initiative in the field of applied Artificial Intelligence.
The Digital Interactions Lab. Our research bridges the gap between the technology-oriented and market-led formulation of the smart agenda with a sociological and psychological understanding of what people need artificial intelligence to be, and how data science might enhance our societies. This is a research group within the Informatics Institute at the University of Amsterdam.
The University of Applied Sciences has opened applications for its new Master Applied AI per April 1st 2022. This Dutch, 1-year Master’s programme allows students to understand, design, develop and implement AI. For the study year of 2022-2023 there will be place for 30 students.