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 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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