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Basic data

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

Annual budget

As of 31 December 2018 the annual budget of NWO-I is 225 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.


Number of employees employed by NWO-I is more than 1.900, divided in the organisation units below: 

NWO Institute AMOLF 183
NWO Institute ARCNL  37
NWO Institute ASTRON  188
NWO Institute CWI  227
NWO Institute DIFFER   137
NWO Institute Nikhef    252
NWO Institute NIOZ 325
NWO Institute NSCR  39
NWO Institute SRON  212
NWO-I office   45
BUW (Administrative Unit for Research Groups at Universities)    246
JIVE**    25
Total 1918

* DUBBLE  (DUtch-Belgian BeamLinE) is a research facility that is part of the ESRF (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility) in Grenoble, France. DUBBLE has the aim of giving Dutch and Flemish researchers the opportunity to carry out experiments at the synchrotron radiation facility ESRF.  NWO together with its Flemish counterpart FWO funds the DUBBLE Beamline. NWO-I is responsible for managing the facility.

** 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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