The Research in Occupational therapy and Occupational Science (ROTOS) Foundation is one of the three branches of OT-Europe.

In its early stages, ROTOS was part of COTECT and ENOTHE  leading as a Committee (2016, 2018, 2019) the research field and as its members would realized, the research field needed more autonomy and presence in Europe. 

This need is the origin of  ROTOS Foundation, which is established as a Charity in The Netherlands on 11th of March 2020, thanks to the hard work and implication of the board and the former members.


Improving European peoples’ lives by having one strong voice about the benefits of occupational therapy and occupational science research.


Connecting occupational therapists and occupational science researchers across Europe to maximize the impact of their research.

Relationship of ROTOS with OT-Europe

  • Statement of principle: ROTOS is an equal partner in OT-Europe with ENOTHE and COTEC. The elected chair and vice chair will be members of the OT-Europe Executive Committee.

Legal status

  • The ROTOS Foundation is a registered charity in the Netherlands, KVK Number 77629779. It operates in line with the charity regulations of The Netherlands and other best practice guidelines for charitable organisations. The postal address for ROTOS is Orteliuslaan 750, 3528 BB Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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