Our mission is to develop a deep understanding of the city – sense the city – to design solutions for its urban challenges, and integrate these into our Living Laboratory of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.
Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute)
AMS Institute is a public-private knowledge institute founded by Wageningen University & Research, Delft University of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. An international institute at the forefront of innovation, situated at the nexus between industry, government and academia, while engaging citizens.
Our mission 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 water, energy, waste, food, data and mobility, and integrating solutions to create an innovative, sustainable and just city. AMS Institute is involved in over 90 research projects (a research portfolio of over 60M€) with more than 150 private partners and several public partners. What makes AMS Institute unique is that we valorize our research in practice, using the city of Amsterdam as a living lab: a valuable context for experiments that helps develop and test advanced solutions for challenges in metropolitan areas around the globe.