27 May 2024

Amsterdam's huge circular potential

Circularity in Urban Regions

Four circular economy strategies in Amsterdam could lead to huge emissions savings

14 May 2024

Data-based tools for circular IT

Circularity in Urban Regions

RePlanIT provides insight into circular options for laptops and servers

7 May 2024

Zwanet van Lubek - New Managing Director

The AMS Institute board has appointed Zwanet van Lubek as the Managing Director of Amsterdam Institute of Advanced...

7 May 2024

Zwanet van Lubek - New Managing Director

The AMS Institute board has appointed Zwanet van Lubek as the Managing Director of Amsterdam Institute of Advanced...

1 May 2024

Metro energy can power electric buses

Urban Energy

The project finds a way to not only outsmart grid congestion, but also reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save on costs

30 Apr 2024

MSc MADE Graduation Ceremony 2024

Education

April 18th was an exciting day for 19 MSc MADE students! We warmly welcomed friends and family to the MSc MADE graduation ceremony where our newly minted urban engineers received and signed their diplomas.

29 Apr 2024

AMS Scientific Conference '24

The AMS Scientific Conference, April 23 - 25, came together as an exciting three days filled with discussions.

29 Apr 2024

AMS Scientific Conference '24

The AMS Scientific Conference, April 23 - 25, came together as an exciting three days filled with discussions.

18 Apr 2024

Reviving repair in the Netherlands

Circularity in Urban Regions

EU legislation alone won't revive the Netherlands' lost art of repair.

12 Apr 2024

Call for proposals DRO

Smart Urban Mobility

AMS Institute is part of the Groeifonds program DRO (Digitale Regie Openbare ruimte, or Digital Orchestration of the use of Public Space). Within this consortium we will be supporting 20 Proof of Concepts and we are looking for ideas!

12 Apr 2024

Call for proposals DRO

Smart Urban Mobility

AMS Institute is part of the Groeifonds program DRO (Digitale Regie Openbare ruimte, or Digital Orchestration of the use of Public Space). Within this consortium we will be supporting 20 Proof of Concepts and we are looking for ideas!

5 Apr 2024

Open Knowledge Coalition: MAKE Biobased equips students with skills for a biobased future

Education

The MAKE Biobased course, a joint effort between AMS Institute, Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK), and CODAM...

27 Mar 2024

Think globally, rebuild locally

In order to recycle construction materials, keep them close to home, a new study from AMS Institute, MIT and TU Delft finds.

13 Mar 2024

Biobased: Build more, pollute less?

Circularity in Urban Regions

How can we build more while polluting less?

13 Mar 2024

Biobased: Build more, pollute less?

Circularity in Urban Regions

How can we build more while polluting less?

7 Mar 2024

New Bridges and Quay Walls platform

23 Feb 2024

Aligning art, science and engineering

Education

The new course is a milestone initiative from The neighbors AMS Institute, AHK, and CODAM

20 Feb 2024

7 AMS Startup Booster visionaries

Entrepreneurship

Last October, seven startups with innovative business ideas joined the sixth batch of the AMS Startup Booster program.

20 Feb 2024

7 AMS Startup Booster visionaries

Entrepreneurship

Last October, seven startups with innovative business ideas joined the sixth batch of the AMS Startup Booster program.

8 Feb 2024

Building more sustainably? Wood can be a solution.

Solving the housing crisis while simultaneously making strides in sustainability: that's the goal of the Amsterdam municipality, but is it feasible? According to circular economy expert Joke Dufourmont, building with wood could provide a solution.

29 Jan 2024

AMS Institute part of DRO-DMI consortium

29 Jan 2024

AMS Institute part of DRO-DMI consortium

22 Jan 2024

MetaCCAZE: new EU project on smart zero emission urban mobility

Smart Urban Mobility

The start of the year 2024 marks the unveiling of the new and innovative European project metaCCAZE which focuses on user-centric, electric, automated and connected mobility and infrastructure in European cities.

16 Jan 2024

Smart doorbell cameras pose a danger

Responsible Urban Digitalization

Thijs Turèl from AMS Institute wrote an opinion piece for Dutch newspaper Trouw on smart doorbells and the dangers

9 Jan 2024

Living Lab documentaries MSc MADE

An essential component of their Living lab projects is the creation of a documentary...

9 Jan 2024

Living Lab documentaries MSc MADE

An essential component of their Living lab projects is the creation of a documentary...

21 Dec 2023

Our 9 highlights of 2023

Before jumping into 2024, let's take a moment to reflect on this year, and take a look at a selection of 2023 highlights

21 Dec 2023

Collect Your Retrofits

Urban Energy

In Amsterdam’s many heritage buildings, sustainable renovation involves more than just technical challenges.

19 Dec 2023

Innofestival aftermovie

19 Dec 2023

Innofestival aftermovie

7 Dec 2023

Amsterdam Circular: promoting sustainable entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

This week the second edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program came to its conclusion.

5 Dec 2023

Second-hand Solar Panels Reigersbos

Circularity in Urban Regions

South east added a new uniquely sustainable roof. The roof of the Kazerne in Reigersbos is completely outfitted with second-hand solar panels. This benefits the energy supply of the Kazerne building itself.

5 Dec 2023

Second-hand Solar Panels Reigersbos

Circularity in Urban Regions

South east added a new uniquely sustainable roof. The roof of the Kazerne in Reigersbos is completely outfitted with second-hand solar panels. This benefits the energy supply of the Kazerne building itself.

30 Nov 2023

New model predicts the safety quaysides

Climate Resilient Cities

Mart-Jan Hemel defended his thesis on this at TU Delft on November 30.

30 Nov 2023

ALIGN4Energy knowledge module 2023

27 Nov 2023

MSc MADE Knowledge Clips 2023

Education

27 Nov 2023

MSc MADE Knowledge Clips 2023

Education

24 Nov 2023

Exciting News from Amsterdam Zuidoost

Urban Energy

Tuesday Nov 21st marks a major milestone as we officially signed the '24-'28 Energy Lab Zuidoost cooperation agreement

8 Nov 2023

EU4Advice: Short Food Supply Chains

Metropolitan Food Systems

Short food supply chains (SFSCs) present solutions to the pressing challenges within our current food system.

30 Oct 2023

Bridging theory and practice: Urban innovation inspires at Marineterrein's Weekend van de Wetenschap

In collaboration with Marineterrein partners, AMS Institute demonstrated its unwavering dedication...

30 Oct 2023

Bridging theory and practice: Urban innovation inspires at Marineterrein's Weekend van de Wetenschap

In collaboration with Marineterrein partners, AMS Institute demonstrated its unwavering dedication...

27 Oct 2023

Empowering Cities with Citizen Engagement: CoTown

Entrepreneurship

As we celebrate the launch of our 6th AMS Startup Booster program, it's the perfect moment to reflect on the journey of our Booster Alumni. Let's hear it from CoTown.

19 Oct 2023

Highlighting MSc MADE Theses

Education

19 Oct 2023

Highlighting MSc MADE Theses

Education

14 Oct 2023

Introducing the Research Fellows

5 Oct 2023

RePlanIT: Circularity in ICT hardware

ReplanIT presented their findings on how to double ICT hardware lifespan, reducing e-waste and emissions during an interactive session as part of the ECP-NCDD* event.

4 Oct 2023

Amsterdam Circular #1 Startup Teams

Entrepreneurship

25 teams joined the first edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program. After two months of experimenting, workshops, deep dives, training sessions and meeting investors, the startups are fully equipped to build a lasting business.

4 Oct 2023

Amsterdam Circular #1 Startup Teams

Entrepreneurship

25 teams joined the first edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program. After two months of experimenting, workshops, deep dives, training sessions and meeting investors, the startups are fully equipped to build a lasting business.

20 Sep 2023

OJOA: turning waste into (w)health

Entrepreneurship

Eating healthy should be accessible, natural, and circular, according to the founders of OJOA. The circular food startup tackles the challenge of food waste in Europe by upcycling imperfect fruits and addressing the lack of healthy products in the market.

20 Sep 2023

New urban bridges and quay walls project

Climate Resilient Cities

19 Sep 2023

Call for Abstracts

We invite you to contribute to the conference "Reinventing the City 2024 - Blueprints for messy cities?"

19 Sep 2023

Call for Abstracts

We invite you to contribute to the conference "Reinventing the City 2024 - Blueprints for messy cities?"

13 Sep 2023

Recap Opening Academic Year

10 Sep 2023

Recap MIT Summer school 2023

The MIT Summer School on "Decarbonizing Cities and the Social Costs of Climate Change" brought together...

10 Sep 2023

Recap MIT Summer school 2023

The MIT Summer School on "Decarbonizing Cities and the Social Costs of Climate Change" brought together...

7 Sep 2023

Amsterdam: How hot is it in your house?

5 Sep 2023

Call for proposals: Responsible Solutions in the Smart City

Do you have an innovative idea to tackle ethical challenges in the smart city? We offer financial support and resources to transform your concept into a tangible prototype in the vibrant city of Amsterdam.

21 Aug 2023

Biobased plastics for nature restoration

Circularity in Urban Regions

The PRO-PHBV project has entered its experiment phase. The project is working on creating biobased plastics for both the

21 Aug 2023

Biobased plastics for nature restoration

Circularity in Urban Regions

The PRO-PHBV project has entered its experiment phase. The project is working on creating biobased plastics for both the

1 Aug 2023

Building the ideal city from data

The best way to organize a city is in line with its ideals. But what exactly are those ideals and how do you prevent...

28 Jul 2023

Recap event Multifunctional Quay Walls

26 Jul 2023

Living Labs Microsummit 2023

On June 26, 2023, AMS Institute, in collaboration with the Next-Generation Cities Institute at Concordia University, ...

26 Jul 2023

Living Labs Microsummit 2023

On June 26, 2023, AMS Institute, in collaboration with the Next-Generation Cities Institute at Concordia University, ...

19 Jul 2023

MADE Metropolitan Solutions 2023

Entrepreneurship

The MSc MADE course Metropolitan Solutions has once again proven to be a dynamic platform for tackling urban challenges

19 Jul 2023

Lia's internship at AMS Institute

Education

My internship experience at AMS Institute was nothing short of remarkable. As a summer research intern,

19 Jul 2023

Lia's internship at AMS Institute

Education

My internship experience at AMS Institute was nothing short of remarkable. As a summer research intern,

14 Jul 2023

AMS Startup Booster batch #5

Entrepreneurship

Last April, five teams with innovative busines ideas joined the fifth batch of the AMS Startup Booster program.

13 Jul 2023

Innovation and learning organizations join forces at Marineterrein Amsterdam

28 Jun 2023

Recap StolenBike-athon

28 Jun 2023

Recap StolenBike-athon

26 Jun 2023

Recap Future Mobility for Cities Event

19 Jun 2023

Continuing the partnership

16 Jun 2023

Annual Report 2022

16 Jun 2023

Annual Report 2022

12 Jun 2023

Debunking Timber Myths

Circularity in Urban Regions

31 May 2023

SmartHubs: Insights and Tools for Future Urban Mobility

Smart Urban Mobility

After two years of extensive research, the first results of the SmartHubs project are available, a collaborative effort between AMS Institute and 18 partners.

31 May 2023

SmartHubs: Insights and Tools for Future Urban Mobility

Smart Urban Mobility

After two years of extensive research, the first results of the SmartHubs project are available, a collaborative effort between AMS Institute and 18 partners.

25 May 2023

From sports club to innovation lab

19 May 2023

MADE IT study trip: Uncovering Istanbul

Education

Blog post by Amber Lijzen and Carlos Herrera Ventosa

14 Apr 2023

Innovating vertical farming

Metropolitan Food Systems

14 Apr 2023

Innovating vertical farming

Metropolitan Food Systems

13 Apr 2023

MSc MADE graduation ceremony 2023

Education

Yesterday 18 MSc MADE students celebrated their graduation. We were happy to welcome the students, their families and...

4 Apr 2023

One Ground Studio - AMS Startup Booster

Entrepreneurship

Flash floods are becoming an increasingly pressing issue in many cities around the world, exacerbated by climate change

16 Mar 2023

Lettus Design - sustainable communities

16 Mar 2023

Lettus Design - sustainable communities

21 Mar 2023

Privacy preserving crowd sensing systems

Responsible Urban Digitalization

The need for crowd sensing in urban scenarios has been acknowledged by urban governing bodies, as it provides...

10 Mar 2023

The Leaf's first pergola pilots

Entrepreneurship

"The need for greenery in cities is critical, but finding space can be a challenge. The Leaf's climate-adaptive...

10 Mar 2023

The Leaf's first pergola pilots

Entrepreneurship

"The need for greenery in cities is critical, but finding space can be a challenge. The Leaf's climate-adaptive...

8 Mar 2023

Re-plex material testing

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the Bajeskwartier in Amsterdam, BAM Advies & Engineering, AMS Institute, and NPSP recently installed a test rig...

28 Feb 2023

National Growth Fund proposal approved

27 Feb 2023

MADE students create elephant dung bench

Education

Five of our MSc MADE students have collaborated with ARTIS to create a sustainable park bench made of elephant dung. The project, part of a living lab, was designed to find a circular solution to ARTIS's largest organic waste stream: elephant poop.

27 Feb 2023

MADE students create elephant dung bench

Education

Five of our MSc MADE students have collaborated with ARTIS to create a sustainable park bench made of elephant dung. The project, part of a living lab, was designed to find a circular solution to ARTIS's largest organic waste stream: elephant poop.

27 Feb 2023

The first MSc MADE course

Education

The master program Metropolitan Analysis, Design and Engineering (MSc MADE) recently celebrated its fifth birthday. To celebrate, we sat down with Bas van Vliet, one of the founding members of the program, to learn about the origins of the first course.

20 Feb 2023

Smart design reduces aircraft noise

16 Feb 2023

Launch Amsterdam Circular

Entrepreneurship

AMS Institute launches the Amsterdam Circular Investor Readiness Program, together with Rockstart...

16 Feb 2023

Launch Amsterdam Circular

Entrepreneurship

AMS Institute launches the Amsterdam Circular Investor Readiness Program, together with Rockstart...

15 Feb 2023

Uncovering the Routes of Stolen Bikes

Smart Urban Mobility

With an estimated 80,000 bikes stolen in Amsterdam each year, AMS Institute, TU Delft, and MIT, in partnership with the Municipality of Amsterdam, have placed 100 locked GPS-traceable bikes in Amsterdam to track and analyze the patterns of stolen bikes.

10 Feb 2023

Bio-based construction getting into gear

Circularity in Urban Regions

10 Feb 2023

Bio-based construction getting into gear

Circularity in Urban Regions

9 Feb 2023

Week of the Circular Economy 2023: 3 projects highlighted

8 Feb 2023

Official Launch Circulaw

Circularity in Urban Regions

CircuLaw is a new online legal platform that aims to break down the barriers to the transition towards a circular econom

6 Feb 2023

Next phase for Roboat

Roboat is ready to boost urban waterborne mobility and transportation and scale its added value to cities...

6 Feb 2023

Next phase for Roboat

Roboat is ready to boost urban waterborne mobility and transportation and scale its added value to cities...

26 Jan 2023

AMS Startup Booster #4: Meet Syllogic, Cyrcle and BUX

Entrepreneurship

Time to introduce the last start-ups that are getting boosted!

11 Jan 2023

SPATwater: Sustainable Business Parks

Entrepreneurship

Say goodbye to grey business parks! SPATwater, a Start-up Booster program alumnus developed a free online tool through which businesses can achieve sustainable and climate-adaptive spaces with a step-by-step approach.

21 Dec 2022

Blog #5: Towards a Car-Independent City - The Role of Attitudes

Smart Urban Mobility

Blog by Jaime Soza-Parra, Petar Koljensic, Tom Kuipers

21 Dec 2022

Blog #5: Towards a Car-Independent City - The Role of Attitudes

Smart Urban Mobility

Blog by Jaime Soza-Parra, Petar Koljensic, Tom Kuipers

1 Dec 2022

AMS Startup Booster #4: Meet Lettus Design, AI Institute and Energon System

Entrepreneurship

Last October, six startups joined the AMS Startup Booster program: AMS Institutes early-stage incubator for business ide

15 Dec 2022

A MADE students’ trip to the SCEWC

Education

15 Dec 2022

A MADE students’ trip to the SCEWC

Education

21 Dec 2022

Our 9 highlights of 2022

With 2023 at our doorstep, a new year arrives to create innovative solutions to scale up and accelerate impact in the urban environment. At the end of the year, it is also a tradition to look back and reminisce.

28 Nov 2022

MSc MADE Knowledge Clips 2022

Education

The first-year MSc MADE students produced a series of knowledge clips during one of their first courses...

3 Nov 2022

SUM Blog #04: Dynamic Urban Solutions - Geofencing for Future Mobility Management

Smart Urban Mobility

Blogpost by Marco Rinaldi, Tom Kuipers, Petar Koljensic

3 Nov 2022

SUM Blog #04: Dynamic Urban Solutions - Geofencing for Future Mobility Management

Smart Urban Mobility

Blogpost by Marco Rinaldi, Tom Kuipers, Petar Koljensic

24 Oct 2022

Kick-off communication about sensors

Responsible Urban Digitalization

On Oct. 20, 2022, we celebrated the official launch of a joint project on effective and inclusive communication on sensors.

14 Oct 2022

Bloomberg Field Trip

That's it. Tuesday was the third and final day of the Bloomberg Citylab. We feel proud and fulfilled that AMS Institute could play such a big role in taking part in the conversation about urban innovation. We could only wish that it would be such a succes

5 Oct 2022

Blog #3: Reducing the Speed Limit

Smart Urban Mobility

Blogpost by Kai Röth, Petar Koljensic, & Tom Kuipers

5 Oct 2022

Blog #3: Reducing the Speed Limit

Smart Urban Mobility

Blogpost by Kai Röth, Petar Koljensic, & Tom Kuipers

22 Sep 2022

MSc MADE Introduction days 2022/2023

Education

September 5th AMS Institute welcomed the new MSc MADE students of the academic year 2022/2023 during...

9 Sep 2022

Shuttercam pilot at Johan Cruijff ArenA

Responsible Urban Digitalization

9 Sep 2022

Shuttercam pilot at Johan Cruijff ArenA

Responsible Urban Digitalization

6 Sep 2022

Spore: smart biowaste bins for the city

Entrepreneurship

AMS Startup Booster alumni Spore developed smart biowaste bins to identify contamination and efficiently collect waste.

13 Sep 2022

CoTown: Tech for better environments

Entrepreneurship

CoTown: technology to better the local economy and urban environment while rewarding citizen engagement

14 Sep 2022

SUM Blog #2: Extended Reality

Smart Urban Mobility

Blogpost by Petar Koljensic, Maike Simmes & Tom Kuipers

14 Sep 2022

SUM Blog #2: Extended Reality

Smart Urban Mobility

Blogpost by Petar Koljensic, Maike Simmes & Tom Kuipers

25 Aug 2022

SUM Blog 01: An introduction

Smart Urban Mobility

8 Sep 2022

AMS Startup Booster: Stefano Mastrogiaco

Entrepreneurship

The AMS startup booster is an early-stage incubator for business idea development, you get the chance to learn directly

15 Aug 2022

Farmvent: A vertical farming solution

Entrepreneurship

How can we reduce food miles and waste? With Farmvent’s automated vertical farms growing herbs and greens sustainably at

15 Aug 2022

Farmvent: A vertical farming solution

Entrepreneurship

How can we reduce food miles and waste? With Farmvent’s automated vertical farms growing herbs and greens sustainably at

15 Jul 2022

Research Fellows join forces

Teamwork makes the dream work: our Research Fellows jointly work on 3 projects to improve city life.

12 Jul 2022

Kick-off Urbiquay: 3 research projects

Climate Resilient Cities

On June 24th we celebrated the start of three new research projects within the Urbiquay NWA-call here at AMS Institute. Three consortia of researchers, companies, and civil society organizations will conduct research on future-proof bridges and quay walls

12 Jul 2022

Kick-off Urbiquay: 3 research projects

Climate Resilient Cities

On June 24th we celebrated the start of three new research projects within the Urbiquay NWA-call here at AMS Institute. Three consortia of researchers, companies, and civil society organizations will conduct research on future-proof bridges and quay walls

11 Jul 2022

MSc MADE Lustrum: Hackathon

Education

This year, the Master program Metropolitan Analysis, Design and Engineering (MSc MADE), celebrates its first lustrum! During a series of lustrum events, we will be reflecting, expanding and celebrating the impact of MSc MADE. First event: a Hackathon.

30 Jun 2022

Third prize for AMS Caterpillars

Entrepreneurship

With the Urban Greenhouse Challenge, WUR has invited students world-wide to develop an urban farming site that not only ensures food production but also generates income for local residents. AMS Caterpillars, a group of MSc MADE students, won third prize!

28 Jun 2022

Senseable Amsterdam Lab (SAL)

The Senseable Amsterdam Lab (SAL) is a collaboration between MIT and AMS Institute.

28 Jun 2022

Senseable Amsterdam Lab (SAL)

The Senseable Amsterdam Lab (SAL) is a collaboration between MIT and AMS Institute.

13 Jun 2022

Circular cities with vertical farms

Circularity in Urban Regions

With urban vertical farming, food can be produced closer to consumers. Also, the heat produced by vertical farms can be captured and reused in urban energy grids. Can this type of agriculture be a solution to create our future, circular cities?

27 May 2024

Amsterdam's huge circular potential

Circularity in Urban Regions

Four circular economy strategies in Amsterdam could lead to huge emissions savings

27 May 2024

Amsterdam's huge circular potential

Circularity in Urban Regions

Four circular economy strategies in Amsterdam could lead to huge emissions savings

14 May 2024

Data-based tools for circular IT

Circularity in Urban Regions

RePlanIT provides insight into circular options for laptops and servers

14 May 2024

Data-based tools for circular IT

Circularity in Urban Regions

RePlanIT provides insight into circular options for laptops and servers

14 May 2024

Data-based tools for circular IT

Circularity in Urban Regions

RePlanIT provides insight into circular options for laptops and servers

14 May 2024

Data-based tools for circular IT

Circularity in Urban Regions

RePlanIT provides insight into circular options for laptops and servers

7 May 2024

Zwanet van Lubek - New Managing Director

The AMS Institute board has appointed Zwanet van Lubek as the Managing Director of Amsterdam Institute of Advanced...

1 May 2024

Metro energy can power electric buses

Urban Energy

The project finds a way to not only outsmart grid congestion, but also reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save on costs

7 May 2024

Zwanet van Lubek - New Managing Director

The AMS Institute board has appointed Zwanet van Lubek as the Managing Director of Amsterdam Institute of Advanced...

1 May 2024

Metro energy can power electric buses

Urban Energy

The project finds a way to not only outsmart grid congestion, but also reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save on costs

30 Apr 2024

MSc MADE Graduation Ceremony 2024

Education

April 18th was an exciting day for 19 MSc MADE students! We warmly welcomed friends and family to the MSc MADE graduation ceremony where our newly minted urban engineers received and signed their diplomas.

30 Apr 2024

MSc MADE Graduation Ceremony 2024

Education

April 18th was an exciting day for 19 MSc MADE students! We warmly welcomed friends and family to the MSc MADE graduation ceremony where our newly minted urban engineers received and signed their diplomas.

30 Apr 2024

MSc MADE Graduation Ceremony 2024

Education

April 18th was an exciting day for 19 MSc MADE students! We warmly welcomed friends and family to the MSc MADE graduation ceremony where our newly minted urban engineers received and signed their diplomas.

30 Apr 2024

MSc MADE Graduation Ceremony 2024

Education

April 18th was an exciting day for 19 MSc MADE students! We warmly welcomed friends and family to the MSc MADE graduation ceremony where our newly minted urban engineers received and signed their diplomas.

29 Apr 2024

AMS Scientific Conference '24

The AMS Scientific Conference, April 23 - 25, came together as an exciting three days filled with discussions.

29 Apr 2024

AMS Scientific Conference '24

The AMS Scientific Conference, April 23 - 25, came together as an exciting three days filled with discussions.

18 Apr 2024

Reviving repair in the Netherlands

Circularity in Urban Regions

EU legislation alone won't revive the Netherlands' lost art of repair.

18 Apr 2024

Reviving repair in the Netherlands

Circularity in Urban Regions

EU legislation alone won't revive the Netherlands' lost art of repair.

12 Apr 2024

Call for proposals DRO

Smart Urban Mobility

AMS Institute is part of the Groeifonds program DRO (Digitale Regie Openbare ruimte, or Digital Orchestration of the use of Public Space). Within this consortium we will be supporting 20 Proof of Concepts and we are looking for ideas!

12 Apr 2024

Call for proposals DRO

Smart Urban Mobility

AMS Institute is part of the Groeifonds program DRO (Digitale Regie Openbare ruimte, or Digital Orchestration of the use of Public Space). Within this consortium we will be supporting 20 Proof of Concepts and we are looking for ideas!

12 Apr 2024

Call for proposals DRO

Smart Urban Mobility

AMS Institute is part of the Groeifonds program DRO (Digitale Regie Openbare ruimte, or Digital Orchestration of the use of Public Space). Within this consortium we will be supporting 20 Proof of Concepts and we are looking for ideas!

12 Apr 2024

Call for proposals DRO

Smart Urban Mobility

AMS Institute is part of the Groeifonds program DRO (Digitale Regie Openbare ruimte, or Digital Orchestration of the use of Public Space). Within this consortium we will be supporting 20 Proof of Concepts and we are looking for ideas!

5 Apr 2024

Open Knowledge Coalition: MAKE Biobased equips students with skills for a biobased future

Education

The MAKE Biobased course, a joint effort between AMS Institute, Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK), and CODAM...

27 Mar 2024

Think globally, rebuild locally

In order to recycle construction materials, keep them close to home, a new study from AMS Institute, MIT and TU Delft finds.

5 Apr 2024

Open Knowledge Coalition: MAKE Biobased equips students with skills for a biobased future

Education

The MAKE Biobased course, a joint effort between AMS Institute, Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK), and CODAM...

27 Mar 2024

Think globally, rebuild locally

In order to recycle construction materials, keep them close to home, a new study from AMS Institute, MIT and TU Delft finds.

13 Mar 2024

Biobased: Build more, pollute less?

Circularity in Urban Regions

How can we build more while polluting less?

13 Mar 2024

Biobased: Build more, pollute less?

Circularity in Urban Regions

How can we build more while polluting less?

13 Mar 2024

Biobased: Build more, pollute less?

Circularity in Urban Regions

How can we build more while polluting less?

13 Mar 2024

Biobased: Build more, pollute less?

Circularity in Urban Regions

How can we build more while polluting less?

7 Mar 2024

New Bridges and Quay Walls platform

7 Mar 2024

New Bridges and Quay Walls platform

23 Feb 2024

Aligning art, science and engineering

Education

The new course is a milestone initiative from The neighbors AMS Institute, AHK, and CODAM

23 Feb 2024

Aligning art, science and engineering

Education

The new course is a milestone initiative from The neighbors AMS Institute, AHK, and CODAM

20 Feb 2024

7 AMS Startup Booster visionaries

Entrepreneurship

Last October, seven startups with innovative business ideas joined the sixth batch of the AMS Startup Booster program.

20 Feb 2024

7 AMS Startup Booster visionaries

Entrepreneurship

Last October, seven startups with innovative business ideas joined the sixth batch of the AMS Startup Booster program.

20 Feb 2024

7 AMS Startup Booster visionaries

Entrepreneurship

Last October, seven startups with innovative business ideas joined the sixth batch of the AMS Startup Booster program.

20 Feb 2024

7 AMS Startup Booster visionaries

Entrepreneurship

Last October, seven startups with innovative business ideas joined the sixth batch of the AMS Startup Booster program.

8 Feb 2024

Building more sustainably? Wood can be a solution.

Solving the housing crisis while simultaneously making strides in sustainability: that's the goal of the Amsterdam municipality, but is it feasible? According to circular economy expert Joke Dufourmont, building with wood could provide a solution.

29 Jan 2024

AMS Institute part of DRO-DMI consortium

8 Feb 2024

Building more sustainably? Wood can be a solution.

Solving the housing crisis while simultaneously making strides in sustainability: that's the goal of the Amsterdam municipality, but is it feasible? According to circular economy expert Joke Dufourmont, building with wood could provide a solution.

29 Jan 2024

AMS Institute part of DRO-DMI consortium

22 Jan 2024

MetaCCAZE: new EU project on smart zero emission urban mobility

Smart Urban Mobility

The start of the year 2024 marks the unveiling of the new and innovative European project metaCCAZE which focuses on user-centric, electric, automated and connected mobility and infrastructure in European cities.

22 Jan 2024

MetaCCAZE: new EU project on smart zero emission urban mobility

Smart Urban Mobility

The start of the year 2024 marks the unveiling of the new and innovative European project metaCCAZE which focuses on user-centric, electric, automated and connected mobility and infrastructure in European cities.

22 Jan 2024

MetaCCAZE: new EU project on smart zero emission urban mobility

Smart Urban Mobility

The start of the year 2024 marks the unveiling of the new and innovative European project metaCCAZE which focuses on user-centric, electric, automated and connected mobility and infrastructure in European cities.

22 Jan 2024

MetaCCAZE: new EU project on smart zero emission urban mobility

Smart Urban Mobility

The start of the year 2024 marks the unveiling of the new and innovative European project metaCCAZE which focuses on user-centric, electric, automated and connected mobility and infrastructure in European cities.

16 Jan 2024

Smart doorbell cameras pose a danger

Responsible Urban Digitalization

Thijs Turèl from AMS Institute wrote an opinion piece for Dutch newspaper Trouw on smart doorbells and the dangers

16 Jan 2024

Smart doorbell cameras pose a danger

Responsible Urban Digitalization

Thijs Turèl from AMS Institute wrote an opinion piece for Dutch newspaper Trouw on smart doorbells and the dangers

9 Jan 2024

Living Lab documentaries MSc MADE

An essential component of their Living lab projects is the creation of a documentary...

9 Jan 2024

Living Lab documentaries MSc MADE

An essential component of their Living lab projects is the creation of a documentary...

21 Dec 2023

Our 9 highlights of 2023

Before jumping into 2024, let's take a moment to reflect on this year, and take a look at a selection of 2023 highlights

21 Dec 2023

Our 9 highlights of 2023

Before jumping into 2024, let's take a moment to reflect on this year, and take a look at a selection of 2023 highlights

21 Dec 2023

Our 9 highlights of 2023

Before jumping into 2024, let's take a moment to reflect on this year, and take a look at a selection of 2023 highlights

21 Dec 2023

Our 9 highlights of 2023

Before jumping into 2024, let's take a moment to reflect on this year, and take a look at a selection of 2023 highlights

21 Dec 2023

Collect Your Retrofits

Urban Energy

In Amsterdam’s many heritage buildings, sustainable renovation involves more than just technical challenges.

19 Dec 2023

Innofestival aftermovie

21 Dec 2023

Collect Your Retrofits

Urban Energy

In Amsterdam’s many heritage buildings, sustainable renovation involves more than just technical challenges.

19 Dec 2023

Innofestival aftermovie

7 Dec 2023

Amsterdam Circular: promoting sustainable entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

This week the second edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program came to its conclusion.

7 Dec 2023

Amsterdam Circular: promoting sustainable entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

This week the second edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program came to its conclusion.

7 Dec 2023

Amsterdam Circular: promoting sustainable entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

This week the second edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program came to its conclusion.

7 Dec 2023

Amsterdam Circular: promoting sustainable entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

This week the second edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program came to its conclusion.

5 Dec 2023

Second-hand Solar Panels Reigersbos

Circularity in Urban Regions

South east added a new uniquely sustainable roof. The roof of the Kazerne in Reigersbos is completely outfitted with second-hand solar panels. This benefits the energy supply of the Kazerne building itself.

5 Dec 2023

Second-hand Solar Panels Reigersbos

Circularity in Urban Regions

South east added a new uniquely sustainable roof. The roof of the Kazerne in Reigersbos is completely outfitted with second-hand solar panels. This benefits the energy supply of the Kazerne building itself.

30 Nov 2023

New model predicts the safety quaysides

Climate Resilient Cities

Mart-Jan Hemel defended his thesis on this at TU Delft on November 30.

30 Nov 2023

New model predicts the safety quaysides

Climate Resilient Cities

Mart-Jan Hemel defended his thesis on this at TU Delft on November 30.

30 Nov 2023

ALIGN4Energy knowledge module 2023

30 Nov 2023

ALIGN4Energy knowledge module 2023

30 Nov 2023

ALIGN4Energy knowledge module 2023

30 Nov 2023

ALIGN4Energy knowledge module 2023

27 Nov 2023

MSc MADE Knowledge Clips 2023

Education

24 Nov 2023

Exciting News from Amsterdam Zuidoost

Urban Energy

Tuesday Nov 21st marks a major milestone as we officially signed the '24-'28 Energy Lab Zuidoost cooperation agreement

27 Nov 2023

MSc MADE Knowledge Clips 2023

Education

24 Nov 2023

Exciting News from Amsterdam Zuidoost

Urban Energy

Tuesday Nov 21st marks a major milestone as we officially signed the '24-'28 Energy Lab Zuidoost cooperation agreement

8 Nov 2023

EU4Advice: Short Food Supply Chains

Metropolitan Food Systems

Short food supply chains (SFSCs) present solutions to the pressing challenges within our current food system.

8 Nov 2023

EU4Advice: Short Food Supply Chains

Metropolitan Food Systems

Short food supply chains (SFSCs) present solutions to the pressing challenges within our current food system.

8 Nov 2023

EU4Advice: Short Food Supply Chains

Metropolitan Food Systems

Short food supply chains (SFSCs) present solutions to the pressing challenges within our current food system.

8 Nov 2023

EU4Advice: Short Food Supply Chains

Metropolitan Food Systems

Short food supply chains (SFSCs) present solutions to the pressing challenges within our current food system.

30 Oct 2023

Bridging theory and practice: Urban innovation inspires at Marineterrein's Weekend van de Wetenschap

In collaboration with Marineterrein partners, AMS Institute demonstrated its unwavering dedication...

30 Oct 2023

Bridging theory and practice: Urban innovation inspires at Marineterrein's Weekend van de Wetenschap

In collaboration with Marineterrein partners, AMS Institute demonstrated its unwavering dedication...

27 Oct 2023

Empowering Cities with Citizen Engagement: CoTown

Entrepreneurship

As we celebrate the launch of our 6th AMS Startup Booster program, it's the perfect moment to reflect on the journey of our Booster Alumni. Let's hear it from CoTown.

27 Oct 2023

Empowering Cities with Citizen Engagement: CoTown

Entrepreneurship

As we celebrate the launch of our 6th AMS Startup Booster program, it's the perfect moment to reflect on the journey of our Booster Alumni. Let's hear it from CoTown.

19 Oct 2023

Highlighting MSc MADE Theses

Education

19 Oct 2023

Highlighting MSc MADE Theses

Education

19 Oct 2023

Highlighting MSc MADE Theses

Education

19 Oct 2023

Highlighting MSc MADE Theses

Education

14 Oct 2023

Introducing the Research Fellows

5 Oct 2023

RePlanIT: Circularity in ICT hardware

ReplanIT presented their findings on how to double ICT hardware lifespan, reducing e-waste and emissions during an interactive session as part of the ECP-NCDD* event.

14 Oct 2023

Introducing the Research Fellows

5 Oct 2023

RePlanIT: Circularity in ICT hardware

ReplanIT presented their findings on how to double ICT hardware lifespan, reducing e-waste and emissions during an interactive session as part of the ECP-NCDD* event.

4 Oct 2023

Amsterdam Circular #1 Startup Teams

Entrepreneurship

25 teams joined the first edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program. After two months of experimenting, workshops, deep dives, training sessions and meeting investors, the startups are fully equipped to build a lasting business.

4 Oct 2023

Amsterdam Circular #1 Startup Teams

Entrepreneurship

25 teams joined the first edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program. After two months of experimenting, workshops, deep dives, training sessions and meeting investors, the startups are fully equipped to build a lasting business.

4 Oct 2023

Amsterdam Circular #1 Startup Teams

Entrepreneurship

25 teams joined the first edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program. After two months of experimenting, workshops, deep dives, training sessions and meeting investors, the startups are fully equipped to build a lasting business.

4 Oct 2023

Amsterdam Circular #1 Startup Teams

Entrepreneurship

25 teams joined the first edition of the Amsterdam Circular investor readiness program. After two months of experimenting, workshops, deep dives, training sessions and meeting investors, the startups are fully equipped to build a lasting business.

20 Sep 2023

OJOA: turning waste into (w)health

Entrepreneurship

Eating healthy should be accessible, natural, and circular, according to the founders of OJOA. The circular food startup tackles the challenge of food waste in Europe by upcycling imperfect fruits and addressing the lack of healthy products in the market.

20 Sep 2023

OJOA: turning waste into (w)health

Entrepreneurship

Eating healthy should be accessible, natural, and circular, according to the founders of OJOA. The circular food startup tackles the challenge of food waste in Europe by upcycling imperfect fruits and addressing the lack of healthy products in the market.

20 Sep 2023

New urban bridges and quay walls project

Climate Resilient Cities

20 Sep 2023

New urban bridges and quay walls project

Climate Resilient Cities

19 Sep 2023

Call for Abstracts

We invite you to contribute to the conference "Reinventing the City 2024 - Blueprints for messy cities?"

19 Sep 2023

Call for Abstracts

We invite you to contribute to the conference "Reinventing the City 2024 - Blueprints for messy cities?"

19 Sep 2023

Call for Abstracts

We invite you to contribute to the conference "Reinventing the City 2024 - Blueprints for messy cities?"

19 Sep 2023

Call for Abstracts

We invite you to contribute to the conference "Reinventing the City 2024 - Blueprints for messy cities?"

13 Sep 2023

Recap Opening Academic Year

10 Sep 2023

Recap MIT Summer school 2023

The MIT Summer School on "Decarbonizing Cities and the Social Costs of Climate Change" brought together...

13 Sep 2023

Recap Opening Academic Year

10 Sep 2023

Recap MIT Summer school 2023

The MIT Summer School on "Decarbonizing Cities and the Social Costs of Climate Change" brought together...

7 Sep 2023

Amsterdam: How hot is it in your house?

7 Sep 2023

Amsterdam: How hot is it in your house?

7 Sep 2023

Amsterdam: How hot is it in your house?

7 Sep 2023

Amsterdam: How hot is it in your house?

5 Sep 2023

Call for proposals: Responsible Solutions in the Smart City

Do you have an innovative idea to tackle ethical challenges in the smart city? We offer financial support and resources to transform your concept into a tangible prototype in the vibrant city of Amsterdam.

5 Sep 2023

Call for proposals: Responsible Solutions in the Smart City

Do you have an innovative idea to tackle ethical challenges in the smart city? We offer financial support and resources to transform your concept into a tangible prototype in the vibrant city of Amsterdam.

21 Aug 2023

Biobased plastics for nature restoration

Circularity in Urban Regions

The PRO-PHBV project has entered its experiment phase. The project is working on creating biobased plastics for both the

21 Aug 2023

Biobased plastics for nature restoration

Circularity in Urban Regions

The PRO-PHBV project has entered its experiment phase. The project is working on creating biobased plastics for both the

1 Aug 2023

Building the ideal city from data

The best way to organize a city is in line with its ideals. But what exactly are those ideals and how do you prevent...