CWI is part of the Institutes Organisation of NWO, NWO-I.
CWI is located at the Amsterdam Science Park, cooperating with the other organizations (such as AMOLF, Nikhef, SURFsara, UvA-FNWI) in research projects, communications and the annual Amsterdam Science Park Open Day in October.
CWI has about 200 research partners, such as businesses, governments, financial institutions and research organizations.
- Epsilon Uitgaven (publisher of scientific books for students and scientists)
- Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde (magazine of the Royal Dutch Mathematical Society - KWG)
- Platform Wiskunde Nederland (PWN) (national platform for mathematics)
- Pythagoras (maths magazine for youngsters)
- QuSoft (Dutch research center for quantum software, launched by CWI and UvA)
- Versen (Dutch National Association for Software Engineering)
- Vierkant voor Wiskunde (maths activities for youngsters)
CWI participates in:
- European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) - founding member
- European Research Centres on Mathematics (ERCOM)
- European Mathematical Society (EMS)
- Informatics Europe
- Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences (DTL) - co-founder
- AI, Media, and Democracy ELSA Lab - co-founder
- CHI NL (Human Computer Interaction in the Netherlands)
- Quantum.Amsterdam (the Amsterdam hub of Quantum Delta NL) - co-founder
- Quantum Application Lab - co-founder
- NL AI Coalition
Special cooperation with:
- INRIA CWI and Inria have set up an Inria International Lab (IIL) together. The purpose of such labs is to fund and develop partnerships and collaborative research with international first-class institutions.
In the past, CWI also hosted, among others:
- W3C Benelux Chapter/Office (the regional node of the World Wide Web Consortium in the Benelux; web standards, from 1998-2022)
- Wiskunde Persdienst, part of KWG and NVvW (national maths agenda and news) - co-founder
- International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO)
- EIT Digital, Amsterdam co-location