Annual Report 2016

We would like to share our achievements with you in a new digital format


The Netherlands eScience Center is the national hub for the development and application of domain overarching software and methods for the scientific community. The eScience Center is a joint initiative of the Dutch national research council (NWO) and the Dutch organisation for ICT in education and research (SURF).

Four new alliances and two new Path-Finding projects

December 21st, 2016

The projects are collaborations with University of Twente, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Delft University of Technology, University of Groningen and Wageningen University.

Expertise & Software
Triple-A 2
High spatial resolution phenological modelling at continental scales

Scientists take ‘blue-action’ to help society cope with the impacts of Arctic climate changes

December 6th, 2016

While the Arctic faces rapid warming and less sea ice currently covers the Arctic Ocean than ever before at this time of the year, an international partnership launches a major project to improve our detailed understanding of the processes and impacts of this changing climate and to construct better long-term forecast systems for the increasingly extreme weather of the Arctic and the wider northern hemisphere.

Data mining tools for abrupt climate change
“In onze samenwerking streven we steeds naar breed inzetbare resultaten, want dan heeft het echt impact ”

Sylvia Kuijpers (SURFnet), Walter Lioen (SURFsara) en Frank Seinstra (Netherlands eScience Center)

Visual Storytelling of Big Imaging Data
Emotion Recognition in Dementia

Eight new eScience projects to start in 2017

December 5th, 2016

The projects are the result of the 2016 ASDI (Accelerating Scientific Discovery) and DTEC (Disruptive Technologies) Calls.

Research & collaboration
Communications & events