Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research

Founding Year: 1932

Staff: 4186

Budget: € 15.4 m (2019)

Paul de Krom (CEO)

Is an independent research organization working “to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way.” Thus, it “develops knowledge not for its own sake but for practical application.”

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Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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