The research group is affiliated with the Dutch Architecture Forum ( The NAF was established in 2002 and has established an extensive network of more than fifty users, suppliers and scientific and educational institutions.

The goal of this network is the facilitation of working under an architecture, in order to achieve effective and efficient information provision, integrated into an organisation or product. In addition, an exchange of contacts and knowledge with the network of the Extended Enterprise Studies Research Group takes place. Further expansion of the network will take place in the near future.