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Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the Netherlands. We conduct pioneering research in these fields and transfer our results to society.


To give focus to our efforts, we concentrate on five broad, societally-relevant themes:

Mathematics and computer science research are the invisible driving forces behind innovation. CWI contributes by:

The institute also plays a central role in several (inter)national programs and organizations.

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Researchers in the European Grid-Friends project will launch a pilot for sharing renewable energy between households in the Amsterdam building project Schoonschip. By coordinating energy supply and demand between the houses, the entire neighborhood aims to be energy neutral.

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CWI is looking for talented female applicants for a tenure track position in mathematics or computer science. The Women In Science Excel (WISE) programme provides talented female scientists with an opportunity to develop or expand their own research group at one of NWO's institutes.