Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences - KNAW

Acronym KNAW
Address Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV Amsterdam
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Postal address Postbus 19121, 1000 GC Amsterdam
Phone +31-20-5510700
Fax +31-20-6204941
Email knaw -at- knaw. nl
Mission The Academy's mission: as the forum, conscience, and voice of the arts and sciences in the Netherlands, the Academy promotes quality in science and scholarship and strives to ensure that Dutch scholars and scientists contribute to cultural, social and economic progress. As a research organisation, the Academy is responsible for a group of outstanding national research institutes. It promotes innovation and knowledge valorisation within these institutes and encourages them to cooperate with one another and with university research groups. The KNAW has the following tasks: 1) to serve as a learned society representing the full spectrum of scientific and scholarly disciplines; 2) to act as a management body for national research institutes; 3) to advise the Dutch Government on matters related to scientific pursuit.
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