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AMS Institute

Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions

AMS Institute is a public-private institute founded in 2014 by Wageningen University & Research and Delft University of Technology, together with Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We are a young and ambitious international institute at the forefront of innovation, situated at the nexus between industry, government and academia. Engaging and developing the latest technology and science with research, experiments and projects in the city of Amsterdam, we take on the challenges posed by our rapidly urbanizing world.

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The mission of AMS Institute is to develop a deep understanding of the city – sense the city – to design solutions for its challenges, and integrate these into the city of Amsterdam. Our research portfolio revolves around applied technology in themes such as smart urban mobility, urban energy, climate resilience, metropolitan food systems, circular economy, urban data & intelligence.  AMS Institute is involved in over 80 projects aiming to create a prosperous and vital city. Now and in the future.

What makes AMS Institute unique is the valorization of research in practice, using the city of Amsterdam as a living lab. Amsterdam provides a valuable context for experiments that help to develop and test advanced solutions for challenges in urbanized metropolitan areas around the globe. Master's program Metropolitan Analysis Design & Engineering (MSc MADE) is the latest addition to AMS Institute's educational activities. It aims to provide innovative education and deliver highly skilled interdisciplinary engineers with the theoretical grounding and practical experience to deal with the complex challenges of cities.

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