Throughout the year NWO organises events especially for science professionals. But we also organise events that open the world of science to the general public. Most events are in Dutch. For more information, please use the language button at te top of the screen to visit the Dutch website.



The Dutch national research funding agency NWO, the Center for Computational Energy Research (CCER) and Shell are joining forces to initiate an annual Applied Computational Science (ACOS) symposium. The symposium will take place on 30 October 2019 at DIFFER, Eindhoven.

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Bessensap: Science meet press


About 400 journalists, press officers and researchers met at 'De Rode Hoed' in Amsterdam on Friday 21 June 2019!

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CHaINS chemistry for the future


CHAINS is the event where chemists (PhD students and postdocs to professors and R&D scientists) in science and industry come together.

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DutchBiophysics 2019


DutchBiophysics, the annual meeting on molecular and cellular biophysics takes place on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 October 2019.

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ICT.OPEN2016 (credits: Thijs ter Hart)


The seventh ICT.OPEN, the Conference for ICT-Research in the Netherlands. Join us on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 March 2018 in Amersfoort.

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Insight Out

Insight Out 2018, the network event for women in science, has taken place on 27 September 2018. Get ready for inspiring lectures, workshops and networking activities.

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Together with almost twenty researchers, all from different disciplines, The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is organising the very first edition of Life on 28 and 29 May 2019 in Bunnik. A brand new, unique, national congress covering the Dutch Life Sciences in the widest sense of the word, from femtometer to kilometer, from cell to planet.

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NAC 2019

The NAC Dutch Earth Science Congress is a two-day congress for all disciplines within the earth sciences. The 15th edition of the NAC will take place on 4 and 5 March 2019 in the Van der Valk Hotel Utrecht.

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Pump your Career

Talent day for female scientists, with workshops, meetings with role models, information about applying for grants and, of course, network opportunities.

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Poster Physics@Veldhoven


Physics@Veldhoven is a large congress that provides a topical overview of physics in the Netherlands. Physics@Veldhoven 2020 will take place on 21 and 22 January 2020.

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Physics with Industry

From 26 to 30 November 2018 NWO and the Lorentz Center are holding the ninth edition of the Physics with Industry (PwI) workshop, in which PhD students and postgraduate researchers spend a week working intensively on challenging physics cases put forward by the business community and social organisations.

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Science with Industry

To encourage collaboration and knowledge exchange between the academic world and industry, NWO and the Lorentz Center jointly organize three annual workshops: ICT with Industry, Life Sciences with Industry and Physics with Industry. In the stimulating setting of the Lorentz Center in Leiden, young scientists work closely with industrial researchers to find, within a week, innovative solutions to scientifically challenging and commercially important R&D cases.

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Smart Culture Conference

Smart Culture Conference 2017

With the conference 'Exploring Integrated Arts&Culture Researchers' we aim to inspire and connect researchers and professionals who work on the crossroads of arts, culture and science.

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Synergy Conference 2020

Synergy Conference

On 6 February 2020 researchers, directors, policy makers and professionals from societal organisations involved in SSH research will meet during the leading event for the social sciences and humanities in the Netherlands. NWO-SSH aims with this conference to establish good connections between the different disciplines and researchers within the SSH domain and between science and society. Such connections will strengthen the position of the Social Sciences and Humanities within the Netherlands and beyond.

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TEKNOWLOGY the NWO Innovation Festival

TEKNOWLOGY is the Dutch festival where technology, science, innovation and valorisation meet. The NWO Domain Applied and Engineering Sciences (AES) shows the visitor the technical innovations of the future and how Dutch science is prepared for it. The next TEKNOWLOGY is 7 November 2019.

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