Initiator of innovation in higher education and research
SURF unites Dutch research universities, universities of applied sciences, and research institutions. All of these collaborate on innovative projects to improve the quality of higher education and research.
Within the parent organisation, SURF, the emphasis is on administrative coordination and initiating ICT-driven innovation. SURF consists of four organisations, each responsible for its own field:
The eScience Centre is a joint initiative of SURF and NWO.