We empower entrepreneurial students to launch their AI based startups.

AI Startup Lab is an initiative powered by Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) with the goal to create opportunities for success by connecting companies, students and startups around various AI innovation challenges.

For Companies

A unique opportunity to work on AI challenges and become visible in the Amsterdam Science Park

  • AI Project: Work on AI innovation challenges with a network of students, startups, and experts
  • Business Challenge: Bring in your business challenges around AI and work on them with student teams or startup teams
  • Technical Validation: Tap into networks of researchers and work on technical validation of your AI produc

For Students

A unique opportunity to work on science-based AI solutions and industry leaders

  • Collaboration: Collaborate with the leading industry partners on a specific AI challenge
  • Working Space: Access the free working space at Startup Village while working on the AI challenge
  • Network: Meet with the leading innovators and investors from the Amsterdam ecosystem
  • Mentor: Work with individual coaches and high-class mentors on the AI challenge
  • Interdisciplinary team: 3-4 students with technical, business, and design background
  • Commitment: 10-15 hours per week


Since January 2020, 5 AI based startups have emerged from our programs: Intrical AI, Artemo,, Supstain and Quantile. Learn more about their innovative solutions below.
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