Research and Innovation

Academy Medal for Robert-Jan Smits

Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General for Research and Innovation – European Commission, will receive the 2016 Academy Medal, awarded every other year by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and...

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Smits: '2017: another crucial year for European science and innovation'

Embedding science and innovation in all EU policy activities is in full motion as well as the preparation for FP9. Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General for Research and Innovation underlines the...

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The Netherlands Publishes National Plan for Open Science

The Netherlands has published a National Plan for Open Science which was initiated by ten Dutch research organisations and Sander Dekker, the State Secretary for Education, Culture and Research....

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Treppe: “FP9 needs to prioritise impact”

The foundations for the future European research and innovation policy will be laid in the coming months. The interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 is in full swing and talks about FP9 are starting....

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Neth-ER: 15% of the EU-budget should be dedicated to R&I

At least 15% of the EU budget should be dedicated to the research and innovation framework programme, with an absolute budget of at least 15 billion euro’s per programme year. This is one of the six...

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Beyond 2020: What does the future hold for EU research and education?

On December 14th, Neth-ER held its annual networking event that brought together representatives of the Dutch knowledge field and the Brussels network of education, research and innovation

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Dutch Life Sciences support the Open Science Cloud

On the 28th of June several leading organisations in the Dutch life sciences field presented Mr. Paul Timmers, Director Digital Society, Trust and Security of DG CONNECT of the European Commission,...

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Open Access: What’s next?

What did the recent attention for Open Access by the Netherlands Presidency deliver? And how to implement the goal of 100% Open Access of publications by 2020 in member states?

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A new NWO with a new chair

As of January 2017 Stan Gielen will be the new chair of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). NWO is currently undergoing an organisational reform which also entails a...

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