VentureLab Weekend is a 3-day-long event, where aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if their startup ideas are viable.
Odyssey is a non-profit online incubator for multi-stakeholder collaboration that connects governmental, corporate, scientific and nonprofit partners with anyone that can contribute to building open source solutions for complex 21st-century challenges. Together, we create an interconnected, multi-stakeholder ecosystem where we discover the future by building it.
An inspiring environment where, among other things, work is being done on an intelligent care robot, where scientifically proven courses for the promotion of self-management & well-being are developed, where a platform for innovative cooperation with China is being developed, where various games are being developed with regard to fall prevention, where work is being done on smart blood transfusions aimed at quality control and blood saving and where Siemens has opened an official branch to look at innovations in the field of imaging techniques together with the UMCG.
G.J. Smid Fonds
The foundation’s objective is to support innovative developments in the industrial and craft sectors in order to promote and improve business activities and employment in the Northern Netherlands region, as well as to do all that is related to or may be conducive to the above in the broadest sense of the word.