The objectives of the IoP include:
- achieving scientific excellence and clear academic signature of the divisions WZI, ITFA and IHEF in their respective fields of expertise;
- fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment for the people in our community;
- exploiting the potential for collaboration within the IoP, with adjacent disciplines in the FNWI and the UvA at large and within the Science Park Amsterdam;
- bundling of forces to enable a leading and coordinating role to be taken in national and international research alliances and networks (research schools, research programmes with NWO and in the EU, etc.);
- performance in education and outreach that goes beyond the standard for an academic research institution.
The IoP research programme is spread over the following research priorities: