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Mr. Mark Kas

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

Dr. Mark Kas (1961, Den Haag, The Netherlands) is senior manager new developments at the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), cluster for Chemical and Physicals Sciences. He is responsible for new research programmes, in particular in the form of public-private partnerships and alliances with governmental organisations. Dr. Kas has been coordinator of European ERASMUS, COMETT and TEMPUS. At NWO he has developed many research programmes, such as the public private partnership in software engineering Jacquard, and the multisciplinary programme Catch, aimed at strengthening the cooperation between Computer Science, Humanities and Cultural Heritage institutes. Recently, he developed the 合 programme for science industry cooperation between The Netherlands and China in Chemistry and Computer Science.