The Complexity programme encourages research into complex systems and complex processes, for example infrastructure networks, the spread of disease, fluctuations in stock prices and climate changes.

Picture by: Jenny van Bremen - Boon

The last Complexity meeting took place on 18 September 2014 at NWO in The Hague. The paper 'Grip on Complexity', that addresses the manageability of complex systems in society and science and offers a framework for a possible new transdisciplinary NWO research initiative, was presented to Jos Engelen.

Grip on Complexity meeting, December 2013

At 17 December 2013 the 'Grip on Complexity' symposium was organised by NWO and KNAW. Keynotes speakers were Laszlo Barabasi (Northeastern University) and Carlo Jaeger (Potsdam University). Please visit the symposium website for an overview.