The Utrechtse Life Sciences Association Amino (U.L.S.V. Amino) has partnerships with several copanies and organisations. Underneath is a short overview presented of the current partnerships.

U.L.S.V. Amino is always open to new partnerships and partners, both for sponsoring and educational purposes. Please send an email to for more information on the possibilities.


The Dutch Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NVBMB)  represents students and professionals working in the area of biochemistry and molecular biology. The society aims to stimulate the field of biochemistry and molecular biology at a high professional level by promoting the co-operation the dialogue between people in these areas of expertise. The main instruments of the society are symposia, lectures, prizes and travel grants, among others to MSc students. For example, the NVBMB nominates a speaker of the year, a famous scientist in the Life Sciences that will be invited to conducts a lecturing tour touching several Dutch universities. At the time being, the NVBMB has already more than 1000 members, of which a lot come from Amino!


Mission: the NIBI puts biologie on the map!
The Dutch Institute for Biology (NIBI) is the professional association of more than 5400 professionals in the biology and life sciences. The NIBI is an active, professional organisation with a clear mission: het NIBI puts biology on the map! The NIBI does this in the following manners:


  1. Makes the interest of biology clear
  2. Is the driving force behind the network of Biologists
  3. Connects biologists and companies
  4. Ensures the keeping up in the biology
  5. Is committed to ensure a meaninful education in biology
  6. Works on biological conceptual development for everybody

BCF Career Event

Het BCF Career Event is a yearly event where numerous Life Science companies and organisation present themselves. It is very interesting for us Life Science students to see what our sector has to offer us and where you might end up working. This year the event will take place on may the 14th in the Beatrixbuilding. Click for more information on the activity page.

Ouwe Dikke Dries

Cafe Ouwe Dikke Dries is one of the best eat cafes in Utrecht, with a good athmosphere, delicious food en good beer. Certainly things that contribute to the reason that the ODD is the Favorite Pub of U.L.S.V. Amino, where every 4th wednesday of the month a pub evening is held!


DressMe is a company specialised in printing textile and gadgets. Members can print products, such as committee clothing, with a discount here.

Seed Valley

Seed Valley is the home to dozens of innovative companies that are worldwide leading in developing better plant varieties. Our seeds are spread all over the world. Did you know that more than half of all the vegetables in the world have their origins in Seed Valley?

Over 4000 employees work in Seed Valley on a daily basis to improve vegetable- and flower crops. Here ‘green software’ is developed, the genetic programming that determines how vegetables taste, the color and size of a flower, and a plant’s level of resistance  to diseases. This work never stops. Check our challenges: What will you do?

Rijk Zwaan

Rijk Zwaan is an international company that strives to produce the highest quality seeds and continuously invest in research and development. Rijk Zwaan is one of the top 4 companies in the global vegetable seed market.

Together with their partners, they want to actively contribute to the world’s food supply and stimulate vegetable consumption. They provide a motivating and informal working atmosphere. Rijk Zwaan’s primary goal is to offer employees an enjoyable and sustainable job with good terms and conditions of employment.