NWO launches strategy 2011-2014

On June 23, 2010, the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) will present its strategy for 2011-2014, with the message: making a joint investment will eventually lead to knowledge growth. Jos Engelen, NWO chairman, will hand the strategy to Marja van Bijsterveldt, State Secretary of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) and responsible for science policy. After a short response of Van Bijsterveldt, Ruud Lubbers en Els Goulmy will give their vision on the new strategy of NWO. Ruud Lubbers is former Prime Minister and chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN). Els Goulmy is Professor in Transplantation Biology and chairman of the Dutch Network of Women Professors (LNVH). She received the NWO-Spinoza price in 2002.

The NWO strategy 2011-2014 will be online at 16.00 hrs on www.nwo.nl/strategie2011 (in Dutch)

Source: NWO