Information and network meeting on 25 April for call Digital Society – the informed citizen

28 March 2019

How can we equip the digital citizen as well as possible for participation in the digital domain? And conversely: which new ICT technologies are needed to continue to put people first in the advancing digitalisation? Are you interested in the significance of digitalisation for the citizen and do you want to contribute to further research about the subject? Then come to the information and networking meeting for the NWO call 'Digital Society – the informed citizen' on Thursday afternoon 25 April 2019 in The Hague.

Call for proposals

NWO is making 3 million euros available for this research programme. The call invites multidisciplinary research at the interface of ICT and societal issues, such as digital citizenship, new forms of governance in the information society, digital identity and digital participation. The call ties in with the Digital Society Research Agenda of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and the innovation contract with the Top Sector Creative Industry and the cross-sectoral overarching theme ICT .


The aim of the afternoon is to inform interested persons about the call and to encourage the formation of consortia. All researchers and representatives from public and private parties who are interested in the call are cordially invited to attend this meeting.


  • Explanation of the call
  • Presentations  by Prof. Inald Lagendijk (VSNU agenda about the Digital Society Research Agenda) and Rathenau Institute Dr. Mr. Jurriën Hamer and Linda Kool MSC MA
  • 2 rounds of matchmaking and pitches
  • Networking over drinks

For who?

The meeting is intended for possible future applicants, private and public research partners, non-profit organisations and policy officers who are interested in, or involved with, digitalisation issues.

Practical information

Location: Globe Meeting Center, Waldorpstraat 13a, The Hague
Date: 25 April 2019
Time: 14.30 - 17.00 hours

Source: NWO