Award opens many doors

His innovation is based on augmented reality (AR). This technology is set to conquer the world in the coming years. The Slovak ESA Young Graduate trainee Peter Vaník has won the Netherlands Challenge of the European Satellite Navigation Competition with his idea,...

Unique loan for startups

Recently, Rabobank Bollenstreek and SBIC officially extended their incubation partnership by two years. Rabobank director Michiel Kolff considers his bank to be the perfect party for start-ups. A talk about pitches, innovation, and smart loans. Over the past few...

AIS2018 breaks records around the world

2200 participants in 70 cities in 35 countries on 5 continents. Including 73 participants in 15 teams, 4 challenge experts and 9 mentors in Leiden. This was ActInSpace 2018 in numbers. But the story behind the numbers is much more interesting. For one day and one...

Idealism and startups go hand in hand at Avy

It was a big dream that led to the founding of aviation startup Avy: “building self-flying aircraft for a sustainable future”. Two years later, the founders have lost none of their idealism. If anything, the company has become even more focused. “We have learned that...