Throughout the world, we work on smart solutions, innovations and applications for people, environment and society. Our main focus is on deltas, coastal regions and river basins. Managing these densely populated and vulnerable areas is complex, which is why we work closely with governments, businesses, other research institutes and universities at home and abroad. Our motto is Enabling Delta Life. As an applied research institute, the success of Deltares can be measured in the extent to which our expert knowledge can be used in and for society.
For Deltares the quality of our expertise and advice comes first. At Deltares knowledge is our core business. All contracts and projects, whether financed privately or from strategic research budgets, contribute to the consolidation of our knowledge base. Furthermore, we believe in openness and transparency, as is evident from the free availability of our software and models. Open source works, is our firm conviction. Deltares employs over 800 people with 36 different nationalities and is based in Delft and Utrecht.
Our mission is perhaps more urgent than ever. We want to make a significant contribution to the quality of life in deltas around the world. That is why we also worked on smart innovations and applications that benefit people, planet and society, that protect us from flooding, improve economic returns and help nature. We believe that we are only really relevant when our knowledge benefits society as a whole. We are committed to using our knowledge and innovations to contribute to a circular economy. Working at Deltares means working in a knowledge intensive environment that is constantly changing. You have the freedom to create your own work package within our strategy. You contribute to important themes in society. We offer graduates an informal working environment. We offer excellent training opportunities and future perspective.