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Research Agenda

Bridging Science to Practice is the motto of KWR. Our researchers work at the intersection of science, business and society. We have built a solid reputation as an innovation accelerator and top international network builder.

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KWR’s foundation is the knowledge we develop on the basis of our leading, applied scientific research into the water cycle. We are experts in a wide range of specialist fields and we inspire the water sector to define its research issues and questions. Together, we build the knowledge needed to address complex water challenges.


    We collaborate with water companies, universities and businesses, both in the Netherlands and internationally. In such a context, as a researcher, you’ll find it interesting to be a connecting link and to shape the development of knowledge.

      Our experts

      The people who work at KWR are pushing the boundaries of water science. Professional specialists who employ their expertise to solve clients’ water-practice problems. By being curious, forward-thinking and on the lookout for opportunities, our researchers are able, time and again, to develop new knowledge.

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      Tools & Products

      Together with the water sector, we have developed a solid knowledge base. We are building an international reference framework of successful tools and products. And we seek out partnerships with market players for the commercialisation of market-ready products.

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      De resultaten van ons wetenschappelijk onderzoek vinden hun weerslag in onze publicaties. Wij vinden het belangrijk dat onze kennis via publicaties zowel onze wetenschappelijke statuur versterkt als ten goede komt aan de maatschappij.

      Our publications

      In the library of KWR you’ll find all public reports, peer-reviewed papers, theses, articles from journals and public media.

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      KWR Water Research Institute is the trade name of KWR Water B.V.

      +31 (0)30 606 9511

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      Groningenhaven 7
      3433 PE Nieuwegein

      +31 (0)30 606 9511

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      Postbus 1072
      3430 BB Nieuwegein

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