About NWO

What does the Dutch Research Council do?

 Each year, NWO invests almost 1 billion euros in curiosity-driven research, research related to societal challenges and research infrastructure.

What NWO does


NWO's core task is performed in the NWO domains, research institutes and regional bodies: encouraging quality and innovation in the sciences. 


Working at NWO

NWO is an employer that gives its employees the space to optimally use and develop their talent, where trust, pride and pleasant cooperation are a priority. 

Working at NWO

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NWO is committed to informing as wide a public as possible about the importance of science for society.

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