The Dutch government spends more than €4.5 billion on science every year. Dutch scientific research ranks among the best in the world and the government is taking measures to keep it at the top. It also wants scientific research to address the challenges facing society and industry.
Government science plans
Policy note describing the Cabinet's investments in science, as well as the 3 ambitions and the key action points to further improve science in the Netherlands.
Additional funding earmarked primarily for innovative research
09-03-2018 | 13:53
The development of a supercomputer that can perform enormous amounts of computation, or research into new materials, climate ...
Progress towards the European Open Science Cloud
01-12-2017 | 18:00
Germany and the Netherlands establish office for the GO FAIR Initiative / France joins
Eight innovations from scientific start-ups
13-01-2015 | 11:00
Recycling 3D printing waste, vaccination plasters, energy-generating sun shades, live DNA images, IVF pregnancy tests, ...