ACE Initiatives


Developing AI Solutions & A Community of Promising AI Talent

AI Startup Lab is an initiative powered by Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) and Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) with the goal to connect 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 product
  • Costs: 25.000 – 40.000 EUR, 1 challenge, 1-year engagement for a student team and an AI startup collaboration

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
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