About the Open Science Programme

In 2019, the Executive Board of TU Delft endorsed the Strategic Plan Open Science 2020 - 2024 ‘Research and Education in the Open Era’. Over the four years, the university will further its efforts to make open research and education a standard part of scientific practice.

The Programme consists of seven interrelated projects: 

  • Open Education
  • Open Access
  • Open Publishing Platform
  • Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR) Data
  • FAIR Software
  • Open Hardware
  • Citizen Science

Each project will address four preconditions for successful implementation: ensuring appropriate rewards and recognition, facilitating fruitful collaboration with third parties, equipping stakeholders with relevant skills, and incubating new ideas. These are therefore incorporated in the programme as cross-cutting themes for all seven projects.

The Programme aims to create and pilot resources to support our research and education community in this transition to open. These resources include:

All outputs of the Programme will be made as FAIR as possible. The Programme office strives to engage and work closely with stakeholders at faculties, research institutes, university offices as well as external partners to ensure that the Programme’s output is well embedded and that the needs of our researchers, teachers, students and staff continue to be the main driver of the Programme’s development.


Portfolio Holder

Prof.dr. Rob Mudde

Steering Committee

Prof.dr.ir. Jan Dirk Jansen


Dr. Irene Haslinger

Portrait of Sacha Kroonenberg

Drs. A. (Sacha) Kroonenberg

Programme Manager

Dr. ir. F. D. (Franklin) van der Hoeven

Programme Office

Programme Manager

Dr. ir. F. D. (Franklin) van der Hoeven

Executive Secretary

Anke Versteeg

Community Engagement Manager

Emmy Tsang

Communication Advisor

Marieke Hopley


Martha Otte

Project Leads

Open Access

Just de Leeuwe

Open Publishing

Alenka Prinčič

Open Education & Skills

Nicole Will

Open Education

Michiel de Jong


Marta Teperek

FAIR Software

Meta Keijzer-de Ruijter

FAIR Software

Mark Schenk

Citizen Science

Sabine Kunst

Open Hardware

Santosh Ilamparuthi

Rewards & Recognition in the Open Era

Ingrid Vos

Fruitful Collaboration with Third Parties

Rianne van den Bogerd

Fruitful Collaboration with Third Parties

Derya Ada