The NERA is an alliance of the major Dutch public knowledge institutes active in energy:
University of Twente, TU Delft, TU Eindhoven, FOM, ECN, TNO, Utrecht University
and University of Groningen


The NERA is an association of Dutch knowledge institutions such as universities and public research organisations with a significant focus and mass in energy research. Read more

Energy research

This website offers an extensive overview of the activities of the NERA-members with respect to the relevant European energy themes.
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The objectives of the NERA are:

  • Creating a network with the aim to make optimal use of the knowledge and experience of the NERA-partners.
  • Stimulating energy cooperation in research and innovation in the Netherlands and Europe.
  • Stimulating stronger interaction between industry, government and research partners.
  • Influencing the European energy agenda: the NERA represents the Netherlands in the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA).


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NERA or one of its
member organisations please
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