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Initiator: ASTRON Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy

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This project was co-financed by the EU, the European Fund for Regional Development and the Northern Netherlands Provinces (SNN), and EZ/KOMPAS.

Consortium (English)

LOFAR is being developed by a consortium of knowledge institutes, universities and industrial parties, led by ASTRON. 


University of Groningen - Computing Sciences and Computer Centre

Leiden University
- Sterrenwacht Leiden

University of Amsterdam
- Anton Pannekoek Institute

Radboud University
Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Computer Sciences

Max-Planck-Insitut für Radioastronomie
- LOPES Consortium (Bonn)

Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

Netherlands Institute of Applied Geo-sciences

  • Precision Agriculture R&D

    Agrotechnologies and Food Innovations

    - A&F

  • ICT R&D

Ordina Technical Automation BV

Science[&]Technology BV

Dutch Space BV

Twente Institute for Wireless and Mobile Communications BV

Delft University of Technology
- Intelligent Systems Consortium

Leiden University
- Leiden Institute for Advanced Computer Sciences

National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science

Eindhoven University of Technology / COBRA

Uppsala University, Department of Information Sciences

ASTRON initiated LOFAR as a new and innovative effort to force a breakthrough in sensitivity for astronomical observations at radio-frequencies below 250 MHz. 
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