On April 20, 2012, Gert Vriend officially registered the Netherlands Society on Biomolecular Modelling. The first governors of the society are Gert Vriend (treasurer), Gerry Nicolaes (president),  Sander Nabuurs and Rob Hooft.

The official goal of the society is "To encourage scientific exchange between scientists in the area of structural bioinformatics and everything that can be of help to this goal in a direct or indirect sense, in the widest possible interpretation".