Stichting NLnet Labs (NLnet Labs for short) is a non-profit Public Benefit Organisation (Dutch: Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling or ANBI) founded in 1999 in the Netherlands. The objectives according to the bylaws are: to develop Open Source software and open standards for the benefit of the Internet. The mission is to provide globally recognised innovations and expertise for those technologies that turn a network of networks into an Open Internet for All.

Our Fiscal Status

Under Dutch tax law, donations, legacies, and subsidies provided to NLnet Labs are, under the usual conditions set by the Dutch authorities, exempt of tax and/or tax deductible.

Registration Numbers

  • RSIN: 8084.37.185i (Tax Registration Number)
  • KVK: 34126276 (Chamber of Commerce Registration)

Contact Information

NLnet Labs
Science Park 400
1098 XH Amsterdam


  • Benno Overeinder (chair)

Supervisory Board

  • Loek Bakker
  • Cristian Hesselman (chair)
  • Marieke Huisman (secretary)
  • Andrei Robachevsky
  • Jochem de Ruig (treasurer)
  • Niels Westerlaken