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 10 October 2018 at DIFFER, Eindhoven.

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Bessensap: Science meet press


About 400 journalists, press officers and researchers will meet at 'De Rode Hoed' in Amsterdam on Friday 15 June 2018!

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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 2018


DutchBiophysics, the annual meeting on molecular and cellular biophysics took place on Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 October 2018.

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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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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 2019 will take place on 22 and 23 January 2019.

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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 2019

Synergy Conference

On 7 February 2019, the leading event for Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in the Netherlands will take place: Synergy conference 2019. Keynote speakers, experts, young talents will debate with each other and you about the value and impact of the entire field of SSH research

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logo TEKNOWLOGY the NWO Innovation Festival

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.

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