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marije wassenaar, program manager new business innovations at AMS Institute, posted

AMS Startup Booster Demo Day

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AMS Institute started the AMS startup Booster in October 2020. The aim is to guide early stage startups that want to make a positive impact on city life. The first batch attracted more than 30 applications of which we selected 7 awesome startups.

Are you curious to hear more about these startups? Then please join us on March 1 when they show you what they have been working on.
For more info on the event:
https://www.ams-institute.org/events/demo-day-ams-startup-booster/

For more info on the startups:
https://www.ams-institute.org/how-we-work/stimulating-entrepreneurship-main/ams-startup-booster-selected-teams/

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marije wassenaar, program manager new business innovations at AMS Institute, posted

EIT Urban Mobility startup accelerator program open for applications

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Calling all mobility startups! The application phase for the EIT Urban Mobility Accelerator programme batch #2 is open now.

This is an EU-funded programme with five Innovation Hubs spread over Europe to take early-stage startups with a mobility-related business idea to the next level. Dutch startups are able to apply for the Innovation Hub West program. The Hub West program is executed by a consortium of AMS Institute, Gemeente Amsterdam, TU Eindhoven, Brainport.
Also visit: https://www.ams-institute.org/news/eit-urban-mobility-accelerator/

For the central information from EIT Urban Mobility and how to apply please go to:
https://www.eiturbanmobility.eu/the-application-phase-for-the-eit-urban-mobility-accelerator-programme-batch-2-is-open-now/

The benefits:
€ 15,000 in equity-free funding for your startup
6-month Accelerator program with mentoring, coaching and contacts to customers & investors
6-month office / co-working space (in select locations - depending on the COVID19 regulations)
Direct access to “living labs” and cities for the creation of new products and services

Who should apply?
The Hub West program is looking for early-stage startups from the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, UK and the North of France with at least 2 FTE, a properly validated, clear, scalable and innovative business idea that solves a mobility-related customer problem.

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marije wassenaar, program manager new business innovations at AMS Institute, posted

Citython

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Are you keen to work on Amsterdam's mobility challenges during a 10-day online hackathon that brings together an international group of creative and inquisitive minds? Than look no further and register at http://citython.eu/amsterdam/
After Barcelona and Lublin the citython is happening in Amsterdam from October 28 till November 6. Prizes are 1500€ and the chance to present your winning solution on the Smart City Expo.
Citython is an activity by EIT Urban Mobility. It is an European initiative in which AMS Institute and the City of Amsterdam are partners - that brings together cities, universities, research centres and industry, to work jointly on mobility innovations and make cities more liveable.

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marije wassenaar, program manager new business innovations at AMS Institute, posted

AMS Startup Booster

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The AMS Startup Booster is now open for applications. Do you have a cool, innovative solution that can tackle the challenges facing Amsterdam? Then apply now for the AMS Startup Booster. A 4 month program that will help you with the 1st steps in starting your business.
for more info: https://www.ams-institute.org/news/ams-start-booster/
or contact Marije Wassenaar, marije.wassenaar@ams-institute.org

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Deadline for business ideas ClimateLaunchpad postponed till May 17th

ClimateLaunchpad @ AMS Institute is a program aimed to fast-track promising innovative ideas to the next level, by providing knowledge, connections and experience you need to go for that next step. We're looking for young and eager entrepreneurs who want to tackle climate change and make our cities more sustainable.

ClimateLaunchpad @ AMS Institute postpones application deadline till May 17th. And goes digital due to COVID-19 outbreak. Read all about it on our post!

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marije wassenaar, program manager new business innovations at AMS Institute, posted

ClimateLaunchpad @ AMS Institute

Calling all young, ambitious and green entrepreneurs!
AMS Institute has once again joined forces with EIT Climate-KIC on the world’s largest green business ideas competition. This second edition is now open for applications.

ClimateLaunchpad NL is aimed at young and eager entrepreneurs who want to tackle climate change and make our cities more sustainable. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t started your entrepreneurial journey yet, or if your business idea is only written on the back of a napkin, ClimateLaunchpad NL is here to help you fast-track your idea to the next level.

In addition, this year AMS Institute initiates an Urban Track with a dedicated prize for the startup that creates the most innovative and effective (green) solution for improving the urban environment.

You can apply here till April 19th.

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