NWO invests in national research facilities
The Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) invests 25.8 million euro in large-scale equipment, data collections and software, coming from the program Investments NWO-large. With this program NWO finances a large infrastructure making it possible to perform research on a national level. The equipment, data collections and software strengthen the international position of the Dutch scientific research. The investments needed can mount up to millions of euros and can therefore barely or not be brought up by individual institutes. NWO received 23 applications for the program. Eleven projects have received subsidy.