Our research themes
Our mission is ‘to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life.’ Our knowledge supports government, the trade and industry sector and civil society in facing their challenges. We achieve synergy by combining education with fundamental and applied research.
The focus and direction of our research are mapped out in a 4-year Strategic Plan. For the period 2019-2022 - with an extention and update until the end of 2024 WUR has identified five research programmes and six investment programmes.