The GovernanceLAB is an open platform where TIAS scientists work together with practicing partners on research, as well as the development of knowledge and its application in the field of governance. With its "Value creation by governance” mission, the GovernanceLAB works across borders making connections between public and private, between practice, education and research, and between home and abroad.

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Network partners


  • International Co-operative Alliance (ICA)

    The International Co-operative Alliance is a non-profit international association established in 1895 to advance the co-operative social enterprise model.
    The Alliance is the apex organisation for co-operatives worldwide, representing 284 co-operative federations and organisations across 95 countries (figures of January 2015). The members of the Alliance are national level co-operative federations, individual co-operative organisations and government offices concerned with co-operatives.
  • Dutch Institute for Register Valuators (NIRV)

    The Dutch Institute for Register Valuators (NIRV) is the professional association for Register Valuators in the Netherlands.
  • ESCF

    The European Supply Chain Forum (ESCF) is the premier Operations and Supply Chain Competence Center in Europe. We connect internationally ambitious companies with a focus on long-term partnerships that add value for our members. The ESCF offers an excellent opportunity to share problems and solutions in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management.
  • KPMG

    KPMG. Outstanding professionals, working together to deliver value. We offer Audit, Tax and Advisory services. Three complementary areas of knowledge and insight that enable us to meet the needs of our clients.
  • Rabobank

    Rabobank Group is an international financial services provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles. It offers retail banking, wholesale banking, asset management, leasing and real estate services. Their focus is on all-finance services in the Netherlands and on retail and wholesale banking, and food & agri internationally.

Network partners

  • EPRA

    EPRA activities reflect its mission to promote, develop and represent the European public real estate sector. Their underlying objective is to foster trust for and encourage greater investment in listed real estate in Europe. This is achieved by a full commitment to transparency, from EPRA and its members alike.

    INREV is the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles. The Association is Europe’s leading platform for the sharing of knowledge about the non-listed real estate industry. Its goal is to improve transparency, professionalism and best practices across the sector, making the asset class more accessible and attractive to investors.
  • IPD

    IPD is a world leader in performance analysis for owners, investors, managers, lenders on and occupiers of real estate. IPD is a subsidiary of MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally.
  • IVBN

    IVBN (the Dutch Association of institutional investors in real estate) is an interest organization for institutional investors in Dutch real estate.

    The NEPROM (organization of Dutch Project Development Societies) was founded in 1974 and strives to enhance the cooperation between the government and developers in their aim to realize real estate projects.
  • NRW

    NRW is the only association containing members from all disciplines of the retail property sector: retail, real estate and government. The bureau plays an important role in providing day-to-day services to the members and the sector. The board of NRW regularly confers with the bureau. The Supervisory Board operates on a strategic level. Also the NRW has connections with different kinds of commissions which feed and assist the organization.
  • NVM

    The NVM is the largest Dutch organization for brokers and real estate experts.
  • RICS

    RICS (the Royal Institution of Chartered Survevors) was founded in 1868 in the United Kingdom. In 1881 RICS received royal admission. Nowadays RICS is a global organization of real estate professionals. The institution has four important aims: the regulation and promotion of the profession, maintaining the highest standards on the matter of education and practising of the profession, protection of the customers and consummates by a strict behavioral code and the deliverance of independent advice, analysis and guidelines.
  • Vastgoedmanagement Nederland

    Vastgoedmanagement Nederland is the largest branch organization for businesses active in real estate management. VGM NL was founded in 2009 is currently has more than 90 members, amongst which 45 administrators of homeowners associations. Aims of VGM NL are the enhancement of interests of its members and the improvement of quality in the VvE branch.