IPN unites scientists in the academic ICT field and acts as the authority when it comes to questions regarding future demands and possibilities of ICT science and how to prioritise research in this field.

IPN promotes academic research and education in the ICT field by building and maintaining a national community, and by developing policy to advance the field. The platform actively enhances diversity in ICT by stimulating the participation of women and minorities. IPN advocates the importance of ICT for our current society.


IPN unites, strengthens and advocates academic research and education on ICT in The Netherlands, to help realise high-quality digitalisation agendas that enable society to face the ICT challenges of today and tomorrow.


Working groups

A variety of workgroups consisting of and chaired by IPN members carries out the activities related to the different topics. See more information about the working groups.


Download theĀ Articles of association (PDF in Dutch)