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Startup Keyn wins starter competition LEF 2019

On Tuesday, November 19, Keyn won the public and the professional jury prize from the starter competition LEF. Founders Wouter Segijn and Bas Doorn went home with a prize package worth 20,000 euros and of course the title; Starter of the Year. Earlier, this successful startup won prizes at Gulliver and Hack the University, they...

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Improve healthcare with AI

October 31 we organized the AI ​​Hackathon together with the LUMC. Due to the increasing aging of the population, workload and staff shortages, new technological aids in healthcare are more than necessary. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a hot topic in the medical research world for several years. Yet for many healthcare institutions it is...

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Venture Academy winner

Monday june 24 was the grand finale of the Venture Academy, the startup incubation program at PLNT. Teams that made it to the finals pitched their businesses to the professional jury. And since it was such a nice and sunny day, the event was hosted at the PLNT rooftop! So who is the winner of...

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Concord Neonatal transfers academic invention into clinical practice innovation

We are proud of our PLNT Community! Concord Neonatal transferred an academic invention into a clinical practice innovation. They introduced a solution enabling caregivers to provide care immediately after birth to ill or preterm born babies. This innovation could be responsible for saving your newborns life! Read all about what Concord Neonatal have been doing in this...

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NEW at PLNT, The Roof!

You might have already noticed: we’re building a roofterrace! Last month building of The Roof on top of PLNT, Langegracht 70 started. With the roofgarden we’re expanding PLNT’s facilities even further. A green, circular, work and testlocation is added. On the roof we’ll show and test smart innovations that contribute to modern, urban living. For...

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