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April 24th 2019

On this webpage you can find the basic data as of 31 December 2017 (before the merger with the NWO Institutes).

Annual budget
117 million euros for exploitation and investments; income from grants from NWO, the European Union and the Dutch government as well as from partnerships with universities and industry.

Total staff
About 1,032; this breaks down into:

  • permanent scientific staff: 67
  • postdocs: 174
  • PhD students: 462
  • technical and supporting staff: 329

3 Institutes
1 Advanced Research Centre

Workgroups and programmes
221 workgroups at universities
62 research programmes, of which 4 in the form of an NWO physics focus group

104 PhD theses
1,238 scientific articles (peer-reviewed)
11 patents