VU:Sci was approached by the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) because they are seeking Masters students with bright ideas that they may want to develop into a business. Here, we share the story of VU alumnus, Maarten de Reij’s journey to build his company, Cargoplot, through utilizing resources such as… Continue reading The Ocean of Opportunity: Entrepreneurship in Amsterdam
After almost two months of quarantine, we are slowly but surely finding our route out of the intelligent lockdown. But how has it been experienced by our VU master students? Although some of the measures in the Netherlands may have been relaxed, the VU policy is that we will remain off campus, and most likely out of the lab until the end of June. Continue reading Lab’s shut, Laptops open?
Dr. Jan Kooter started with cultivating plants and ended up studying genetics. What was his journey from a future in horticulture to his current position at Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam? Before the well-known VU lecturer, education coordinator and life scientist Jan Kooter retires, we decide to go back to his roots. Continue reading Unearthing the Roots of Life