The Municipal Executive of Amsterdam, the board of governors of TU Delft and the board of governors of Wageningen UR have agreed upon the foundation of The Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS), an institute in the field of applied urban technology and design. This means a go-ahead for the cooperation between TU Deflt, Wageningen UR and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and several public and private partners. The city of Amsterdam as Lving Lab should be of great additional value for education in Wageningen. The contribution of Wageningen consists mainly of knowledge about livability in urban environments, knowledge about food supply in urban environments, yet also knowledge about water, energy and garbage.
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