In addition to the founding partners, other public partners participate in ARC CBBC's research projects and strengthen the research community. The following Associate Public Partners have joined the research center:

VU Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is an internationally renowned research university. We conduct cutting-edge research into problems of major societal and scientific importance. Ever since its foundation, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has been known for its distinctive approach to academic research and education. What matters is not just acquiring in-depth knowledge, but also taking a broad perspective. We ask and expect our students, researchers, PhD candidates and employees to look further; to look beyond the boundaries of their own field, culture, traditions and philosophy to become critical and socially engaged academics. Read more

University of Amsterdam

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with some 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and a budget of more than 600 million euros, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. Teaching and research take place in the University’s seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry. Read more

Delft University of Technology

The Delft University of Technology is the oldest and largest university of technology in the Netherlands. A fascination for science, design and engineering is the common denominator driving our students and scientists. With over 27,000 students and scientists from around the world, the university wants to be a breeding ground for cutting-edge technological scientific developments to meet the great societal challenges of our age. Read more

Leiden University

Leiden University was founded in 1575 and is one of Europe’s leading international research universities. It has seven faculties in the arts, sciences and social sciences, spread over locations in Leiden and The Hague. The University has over 6,500 staff members and 26,900 students. The motto of the University is 'Praesidium Libertatis' – Bastion of Freedom. Read more 

Radboud University

Radboud University is a broad, international oriented university that aspires to be one of the best in Europe. Together with Radboudumc, we have created an intellectual environment that inspires and challenges our students and staff so that  they can extend the scope of academic disciplines and benefit society. Read more

University of Twente

University of Twente is a young, enterprising university that is leading in the field of new technology as a driver for innovation and progress in society. Our researchers combine scientific excellence with a keen eye for translating developed knowledge into economic activity and social applications. Read more

Wageningen University and Research

The mission of Wageningen University and Research is "To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life". Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment. With its roughly 30 branches, 5,000 employees and 10,000 students, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. The unique Wageningen approach lies in its integrated approach to issues and the collaboration between different disciplines. Read more