ASTRON is the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, ASTRON is part of the institutes organisation of NWO. Our mission is to make discoveries in radio astronomy happen. We do this by developing new and innovative technologies, operating world-class radio astronomy facilities, and pursuing fundamental astronomical research.
We are geared to capitalise our expertise in radio astronomy technology and astronomical research to the benefit of society. Our pursuit of cutting-edge, fundamental science, coupled with advanced observing facilities and a strong R&D enable us reach this goal.