About us

Research center B-WARE was founded in 2002 as a spin-off from the department of Aquatic Ecology and Environmental Biology, which is part of the research institute RIBES (Radboud Institute for Biological and Environmental Sciences) of Radboud University Nijmegen.

Since our founding in 2002, we have been a company responding to society's need for innovative, sustainable and applied knowledge on the functioning of ecosystems. We specialize in conducting applied and scientific research into the biogeochemical and ecological processes that determine the quality of natural areas and water systems. This involves the use of the latest knowledge and analytical techniques. We have our own fully equipped laboratories and can also use equipment of the General Instruments Department of the Radboud University Nijmegen for more specialized analyses.

Our approach consists of water and soil analyses in the field situation, setting up field experiments and performing laboratory experiments under controlled conditions. The research results contribute directly to the development of new insights into nature and water management. 

We conduct research for governments (provinces, municipalities and water boards), nature management organizations, consulting and engineering firms and private nature managers. In addition, since 2006 we have been offering courses on the controlling factors and processes in nature and water management and on nature development on former agricultural land.

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