Organisation

Domain Board

The board of NWO Domain Applied and Engineering Sciences (AES) is responsible for the development of policy. The domain board makes decisions about the granting of financial resources.


Some 60 FTE support staff work at the AES office. Approximately half are highly educated program officers who are each expert in one or more fields. The realisation of knowledge transfer is the core activity of NWO Domain AES.

Employees NWO Domain AES


AES financing

For the conduct of its mission, NWO Domain AES receives financing from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW), the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK), the business community and various other organisations. In 2017, the budget was 117 million Euros, of which 64 million came from NWO/OCW, 24 million from EZK, 16 million from third parties and 13 million represented cash co-financing by companies which participate in research projects.