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Evidence-based Food System Design Mapping the metropolitan food system

The food sector faces growing challenges. Urbanisation, land degradation and climate change all require a rethink of how the MRA […]

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Wrap up Stimulus Projects 2017

The aim of Stimulus Projects is to give new and existing AMS partners support to innovative research that has a […]

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Collaboration Singapore and the Netherlands on resource recovery solutions for a circular economy

On 15 December, Jaya Ratnam, Ambassador of Singapore, and Henk Snoeken, Deputy Director of International Affairs of the Ministry of […]

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Seminar on Social Urban Data Science

The AMS Social Urban Data Lab (SUDL) organizes the 1st European Seminar on Urban Data Science on December 4, 2017 […]

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Appointment Kenneth Heijns as Managing Director

Entering the next phase in developing the institute, there will be changes in the governance structure of AMS Institute. The […]

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Peri-Urban Living Lab (PULL) workshop Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

REPAiR – REsource Management in Peri-urban Areas: Going Beyond Urban Metabolism Developing eco-innovative solutions to boost the circular economy of […]

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Amsterdam becomes living lab for MSc MADE

This academic year Wageningen University & Research and TU Delft introduce a new two-year joint master’s program in the city of Amsterdam. MSc MADE focuses on the metropolitan challenges of Amsterdam as a booming city, using the city of Amsterdam as a case study and a living lab.

In collaboration with AMS Institute, the program connects students to real life cases, business, the city and its citizens – training them hands-on for the multidisciplinary challenges of today’s and tomorrow’s cities.

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Robots among humans

€250.000,- NWO Veni grant for highly promising, young scientists awarded to Javier Alonso-Mora for research proposal “Robots among humans: safe and socially intuitive navigation.”

Autonomous robots have the potential to dramatically change the future of transportation, industry, science and society. Crucial to a successful implementation of mobile robots in city life however, is their ability to autonomously navigate safely through often complex, changing and crowded environments.

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Democracy by Design Safeguarding democratic values in smart cities

Our world is digitizing and new systems are emerging. Across the globe, public and private parties are building the smart cities and smart infrastructures of tomorrow. They strive to improve the efficiency of systems, reduce costs, improve reliability […]

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Reloaded User-led approaches to affordable residential adaptive re-use of heritage buildings in Amsterdam.

This project aims to develop a framework for innovative business-, governance-, financing-, and partnership-models to mobilise new investments for adaptive re-use of heritage, to be tested in Amsterdam […]

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