Led by the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, a number of organisations are involved in the creation of You can find them below. If you would like to be kept informed about the development of or want to participate in the network’s partner meetings, please let us know via our contact page.

Data Archiving and Networked Services | DANCE
DANS is the national centre of expertise and repository for research data. It helps researchers make their data available for reuse, allowing other scientists to use this data for new research, and to repeat published research and verify the results. With more than 170,000 datasets and 60 employees, DANS is among the leading repositories in Europe.

National Monuments Organization | NMo
The NMo is an association of professional organisations that own and operate monuments. The organisation’s members work together to share their knowledge and expertise on monument conservation with each other and with other monument owners and managers. The NMo is committed to a strong and well-connected monument sector.

Netherlands Institute for Conservation+Art+Science+ | NICAS
NICAS is an interdisciplinary research institute that brings together universities and heritage institutions. It strives for a complete understanding of cultural heritage in order to make it more accessible, enrich the way it is presented and preserve it as effectively as possible for future generations.

Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands | RCE
The Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands is the executive agency of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in the field of cultural heritage. Its remit includes policy, implementation and research related to archaeology, monuments, movable heritage and the cultural landscape.

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
At the Rijksmuseum, art and history take on new meaning for a diverse and contemporary national and international audience. As a national institute, the Rijksmuseum offers a representative overview of Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages onwards, and of major aspects of European and Asian art.

RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History
The RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History makes knowledge and research on Dutch art globally accessible – to museums, academia and the general public – by managing, preserving, researching, presenting and publishing art historical information.

University of Groningen | RUG
The RUG is one of the top scientific research institutions in Europe. Its researchers work with colleagues around the world to tackle major and fundamental societal challenges, while its students are actively involved in their faculties’ research and contribute to valuable solutions.

The following research institutions are part of the University of Groningen:
Energy and Sustainability Research Institute Groningen | ESRIG
The Groningen Institute of Archeology | GIA

Infrastructure for the Quality Assurance of Soil Management Foundation | SIKB
SIKB is a network organisation in which government and industry jointly design practice-oriented quality guidelines for soil, water, archaeology, soil protection and data standards. The aim is to ensure that both market players and governments deliver a consistent level of quality and improve their performance, whether they are clients, licensing authorities or regulators. SIKB’s approach is hands-on and bottom-up, and it includes promoting best practices as well as knowledge and expertise.

Delft University of Technology
The Delft University of Technology is a Dutch university located in the city of Delft. As the oldest and largest technical university in the Netherlands, excellence in education and research is at the heart of all its activities. The university’s students and staff share a fascination for science, design and engineering.

University of Amsterdam | UvA
The UvA provides education and research across all academic disciplines. Its 6,000 employees, 3,000 postgrads and 40,000 students work and study at various locations in Amsterdam.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam | VU
The VU is a unique university with faculties in all academic disciplines. Its teaching and research are multidisciplinary and closely linked. The university combines its leading position as a research institution with a strong commitment to societal relevance.