NL-RSE was formed in April 2017 after the example of the RSE communities in the UK and Germany.

The initiative was taken by the Netherlands eScience Center and ePLAN to bring together the RSE community in the Netherlands.

The community is growing quickly! RSEs from the following institutes have already joined NL-RSE:

  • Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
  • ASML
  • Astron
  • BaseClear
  • Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
  • Delft University of Technology
  • Dell
  • Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
  • Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences (DTL)
  • Erasmus MC
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Huygens ING
  • Leiden Observatory
  • Leiden University Library
  • Leiden University Medical Center
  • Maastricht University
  • Marin
  • Meertens Institute
  • National Library of the Netherlands (KB)
  • Netherlands eScience Center
  • Netherlands Institute of Ecology
  • Radboud University Medical Center
  • Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
  • Science [&] Technology Corporation
  • Software for Chemistry & Materials B.V. (SCM)
  • SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research
  • SURFsara
  • UMC Utrecht
  • University of Amsterdam
  • University of Groningen
  • University of Twente
  • Utrecht University
  • VU University Amsterdam
  • Wageningen University & Research

Your institute in the list? Join NL-RSE and email

NL-RSE Core Team

The NL-RSE core team currently consists of the following members:

James Meakin, Radboud UMC
Susan Branchett, TU Delft
Vahid Garousi, Wageningen University & Research
Mateusz Kuzak, Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences
Maria Cruz, TU Delft
Niels Drost, Netherlands eScience Center
Ben van Werkhoven, Netherlands eScience Center

If you would also like to get involved actively within NL-RSE, please send an email to