Held both in Amsterdam and online by livestream, this symposium explores the concept of research integrity and why the NSRI initiative is the beginning of a journey towards better research practice for all. The symposium serves as a kick-off for the NSRI launch and all are welcome. This meeting is open to all disciplines of researchers interested in research integrity and relevant stakeholders who contribute to the scientific system. The meeting will be announced online and through the social media channels of collaborating endorsers of the NSRI when relevant. The event will be held in English so as to enable researchers of all backgrounds to join. The set-up is aimed at stimulating a lively, interactive exchange and dialogue among speakers and attendees. Participants can join onsite or online depending on Covid-19 circumstance.