The winners of the Science Park New Ideas Competition 2010 will be announced during the prize-giving ceremony at Science Park Amsterdam on 20 May.
The winners of the Science Park New Ideas Competition 2010 will be announced during the prize-giving ceremony at Science Park Amsterdam on 20 May. Students and staff of the University of Amsterdam and institutions and companies based at the Science Park were invited to submit an idea that was original, innovative and feasible. Six nominees from all entries received have been chosen by the jury. The nominees will present their ideas at the ceremony by giving ‘elevator pitches' (an overview of their ideas). There is a jury prize of € 3,000, and a public prize of € 1,000.
The nominees are:
The jury for the Science Park New Ideas Competition 2010 consists of: jury chairman Prof. Robbert Dijkgraaf, president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Prof. Mrijam van Praag (director Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship and Professor of Entrepreneurship and Organization, Mr Jan Post M.A.(knowledge ambassador of the University of Amsterdam), Mr Harry van Dorenmalen (General Manager IBM Benelux) and Mr Rob Kirschbaum MSc. (vice-president innovation DSM).
Location: Room C1.110 (new building), Faculty of Science (FNWI), Science Park 904, Amsterdam. Time: 15.30 - 17.30 (doors open at 15.00).