Steering committee on Research and Valorisation
The Steering Committee on Research and Valorisation is responsible for defining positions and advising in the field of scientific and valorisation policy. The aim is to monitor the conditions and preconditions that enable the Dutch research universities to carry out excellent scientific research.Essential in this is a stable financial basis with regard to the multiple ways by which Dutch universities are funded and commitment and room for the whole field of research ranging from the fundamental to more application focused research. Other items on the agenda of the Steering Committee on Research and Valorisation are: promoting the quality and integrity of scientific research, the contribution of research to social and economic development (including top sectors policy), transparency and effectiveness of the national research system and the joint efforts towards the European research agenda (Horizon 2020). The Steering Committee on Research meets five times a year.
Secretary of the Steering Committee on Research and Valorisation is Wouter Feldberg (by August 15, 2015).