The Origins Center is a platform for scientists from seven main disciplines involved in the Dutch National Science Agenda key question on the origin of life on earth and in the universe. The Origins Center is currently directed by the Core group (‘D7’), a group of seven representatives of the main disciplines Astronomy, Biophysics, Chemistry, Ecology and Evolution, Mathematics and Computational Science, Molecular Biosciences, and Planetary and Geosciences. The larger working group is the connection to all scientists in the field. They do not represent their institutes but their fields. Always feel free to contact any of the members.