The Privacy & Identity Lab (aka the PI.lab) was founded on November 11, 2011 as a collaboration between Radboud University Nijmegen (RU), Stichting Internet Domeinregistratie Nederland (SIDN), Tilburg Institute of Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) and TNO. Aim of this collaboration was to found a multidisciplinary, national and international centre of expertise for research and innovation in the area of digital privacy and identity. SIDN provides financial support for this initiative for a period of four years, i.e. until the end of 2015.



Managing board


Marc van Lieshout is senior researcher at TNO.



Governing board


Jaap-Henk Hoepman is associate professor at the RU.



Board member


Bart Jacobs is full professor of Software Security and Correctness Digital Security (DS) Group, Institute for Computing and Information Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Board member

Henk-Jan Vink is Director Networked Information at TNO.

Board member

Ronald Leenes is full professor in regulation by technology at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (Tilburg University).