NADR is a joint initiative of Dutch design professorships, coming from different colleges. NADR connects professorships for whom practically-oriented design research is central. They join forces in NADR and work together on the quality and visibility of this research method. NADR is the contact point and the sparring partner for agencies, companies and policy makers in the field of practical design research. With this, NADR puts practice-based design research more firmly on the map.