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Peter van den Elzen appointed acting General Manager of NFI

Peter van den Elzen (b. 1952) has taken up his duties as acting General Manager of the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI). ...

News item | 06-07-2017 | 15:21

The NFI delivers software to calculate evidential value

Together with European forensic institutes and universities, the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has developed software that ...

News item | 08-05-2017 | 16:47

Breakthrough in cold cases involving prostitute murders

For the third time in the more than 30 cases where the DNA database was searched using the familial searching technique, a ...

News item | 24-04-2017 | 10:29

CEO steps down to provide scope for the NFI

Reinout Woittiez has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer of the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI).

News item | 23-03-2017 | 10:44

Oldest DNA match in criminal case

In the DNA database for criminal cases, the oldest DNA match ever was found at the end of 2016. It concerns a match between a DNA ...

News item | 28-02-2017 | 16:37

Dutch police and NFI can make grab marks on clothes visible

The Dutch police and the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) are working together to make grab marks on clothes visible. The ...

News item | 27-02-2017 | 14:13

NFI develops new method: analysis of fibre colours

The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has developed a method to determine whether the colour of fibres at a crime scene ...

News item | 20-02-2017 | 13:04

Does a bullet deviate if shot through the human body?

Do bullets deviate if they are shot through a human body, but do not hit any bones? This is a question that may be essential to ...

News item | 06-02-2017 | 16:22

Men and women move their victims in the same manner

Men and women who move a dead body generally do this in the same manner. The only difference is that – on average – women leave ...

News item | 29-12-2016 | 13:22

The NFI provides crucial DNA evidence in solving an Australian cold case

A 68 year old Australian was found guilty today in a court in Adelaide (Australia) of the abduction and murder of the 10 year old ...

News item | 11-11-2016 | 12:55