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Basic data

On this webpage you can find the basic data of NWO-I.

Annual budget

As of 31 December 2020 the annual budget of NWO-I is 117 million euros for exploitation and investments; basic and other income from grants from NWO, the European Union and the Dutch government as well as from partnerships with universities and industry.

How many people work at NWO-I?

At the end of 2020, 1,703 FTE (1,834 persons) were employed by NWO-I, of which

  • 564 FTE (608 persons) scientific staff;
  • 431 FTE (435 persons) researchers in training;
  • 708 FTE (781 persons) technicians and other staff.

Collectively, the researchers at the institutes produced a total of 77 dissertations, 1,534 scientific (refereed) publications, 1175 other publications and 6 patents in 2020. In addition, there were approximately 75 promotions of PhD students at a university working group.

The employees are divided in these organisation units: 

NWO Institute AMOLF 176
NWO Institute ARCNL  50
NWO Institute ASTRON  193
NWO Institute CWI  227
NWO Institute DIFFER   126
NWO Institute Nikhef    237
NWO Institute NIOZ 318
NWO Institute NSCR  60
NWO Institute SRON  209
NWO-I office   50
BUW (Administrative Unit for Research Groups at Universities)    153
DUBBLE* 2
JIVE**    23
Total 1824

* DUBBLE  In 2019, NWO decided to not continue funding DUBBLE - the Dutch-Belgian beamline at the ESRF synchrotron in Grenoble - after 2021. 
** JIVE is part of NWO Institute ASTRON and Jive implements the core data processing and user services that turn the network of distributed telescopes into a single observatory to study the radio sky at the highest possible resolution.

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