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10,000th international DNA match reported

The 10,000th international DNA match was reported this week to the Public Prosecution Service and the police. A trace in the ...

News item | 04-11-2016 | 10:10

Worldwide standard for determining evidentiary value

During the coming four years the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) and the CTIT of the University of Twente (UT) are going to ...

News item | 27-10-2016 | 10:13

First identification through Interpol DNA databank

For the first time, a match has been found in the Interpol DNA databank with a DNA profile from the Netherlands. This made it ...

News item | 24-10-2016 | 15:34

NFI, police and PPS explore possibilities of mobile analysis equipment

The aim is to make it possible for the police to carry out more and more measurements themselves in the future. They will still ...

News item | 12-10-2016 | 13:07

NFI-scientist writes accessible book on evidence interpretation

How should one interpret evidence? Which value should be assigned to this evidence? These are challenging questions for both ...

News item | 06-09-2016 | 15:21

Festival visitors provide data to NFI

Festival visitors provided forensic data to forensic researchers of the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) during Lowlands ...

News item | 29-08-2016 | 14:49

NFI CEO Reinout Woittiez joins advisory council of American academic forensic consortium

The Chief Executive Officer of the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI), Reinout Woittiez, has joined the advisory council of ...

News item | 22-08-2016 | 09:00

European Consortium working on search tools for analysing big data

Over the next four years, a European Consortium of more than thirty European parties will be working on the development of ...

News item | 08-08-2016 | 15:48

Glass database links splinters to suspects and crimes

The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has developed a database, together with the police, for splinters of glass. These ...

News item | 06-06-2016 | 13:48

Congress on the exchange of forensic evidence and expertise

It must be easier for countries in the European Union to exchange forensic expertise and data. This was the most important goal ...

News item | 17-05-2016 | 13:31