Move Metrics, a startup that joined the ACE Venture Lab program last February, has been selected as a finalist for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2017. In total, ten innovative companies were selected to pitch at the final award ceremony on June 21st.
The jury, chaired by Mirjam van Praag, selected the finalists from entries of multiple Amsterdam universities and research institutes. The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award is the Amsterdam competition for innovative ideas with a societal and/or commercial impact. This award is open to researchers, staff and students of all disciplines from Amsterdam universities, universities of applied sciences, academic hospitals and public research centers.
Move Metrics is a cloud based analytical tool to support runners to interpret their training sessions. Feedback is based on context and personal characteristics and enriched by peer2peer coaching and motivation. It is an intelligent analytical engine designed to learn and adapt to the user. The ongoing collection of running characteristics, user input and data forms a unique database that stimulates multi-disciplinary research.
Bauke Bakker (Orlando Cabanas, Roberto Pizzato, Dion Gavriilidis) | Alumni network Medialab Amsterdam – HvA | SHHH – See How Households Hear
Margriet Pol (Ruth Zinkstok) | HvA | The development of an activity application for mood self-management, the I-ACT
Kenneth Chin | AMC | Real-time intraoperative nerve identification using collimated polarized light imaging
Marike van der Schaaf (Juultje Sommers) | AMC | First steps to recovery. The ICU Mill: a smart, simple and safe solution for rehabilitation in acute care
Marc van Dijk (Daan Geerke) | VU | MDStudio: Molecular Dynamics workflows made easy
Monalisa Goswami (Moniek Tromp) | UvA | XASPect-A bench-top X-Ray Absorption Spectrometer
Ben van Oeveren | VU | Move Metrics, Innovation in feedback
Sytze van Stempvoort | VU | PeelPioneers – valorization of citrus peel waste
Hanneke Hulst (Jeroen Geurts; Quinten van Geest, Marijn Huiskamp, Piet Bouman, Benthe Westerik, Floor de Boer, Stella van het Klooster, Wietke Babelioswky) | VUmc | Science of Society (S.O.S.)
Nathalie Ramona de Vent (Joost Agelink van Rentergem) | UvA | ANDI – Advanced Neuropsychological Diagnostics Infrastructure
On June 21, the winner of the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2017 will be announced during the festive award ceremony. The whole afternoon will be dedicated to innovation and entrepreneurship. To be present at the festive finale, please register because seats are limited.