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Annual report 2017

2017 was an important year for road safety. The development of the number of road casualties in the Netherlands has been unfavorable for some time - something had to be done. Therefore, it was good... Read more


SWOV research is divided over ten topics and is carried out within an annual programme. Every year, this programme is determined in consultation with the Ministry of Infrastructure and the... Read... Read more


Besides the projects that were completed in 2016, SWOV has projects with a longer duration. More information about  the SWOV research projects, completed and active, can be found under Research....... Read more


A large part of the SWOV research is commissioned by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment. In recent years, research has become increasingly important for other clients and is increasing... Read more

Facts and figures

SWOV's knowledge is public and is shared with whoever can use this knowledge professionally. The SWOV-website is becoming more and more important for knowledge dissemination. Facts & Figures on... Read more


SWOV does not only carry out research for clients in the Netherlands, but also operates on an international level. Together with European partners, SWOV often participates in EU-projects in the field... Read more


For a number of years, SWOV has been organizing theme meetings for interested parties on important or topical issues: the so-called Knowledge Cafés. Two of these Knowledge Cafés took place in 2017... Read more

Organisation and personnel

Dr. Peter van der Knaap has been SWOV's Managing Director since 1 June 2013. Together with the Board of Supervisors (RvT) he is responsible for the strategy and position of SWOV and ensures that the... Read more

Board of supervisors

The Board of Supervisors (RvT) determines the SWOV strategy and also decides on the following: budgets,financial reports, applications for grant of the target subsidy, multiannual financial plans and... Read more