TNO, the  Netherlands Organisation for applied scientific research, is established as an organisation regulated by public law, operating independently of government, university or company structures. TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way.

As an independent research organisation, TNO believes in the joint creation of economic and social value. Its 2,600 professionals, work daily in collaboration with partners, focusing on key transitions under five social themes:

  • Industry: from economic stagnation to growth in high-technology industry
  • Healthy Living: from illness and treatment to health and behaviour
  • Defence, Safety & Security: from a wide range of threats to controllable risks
  • Urbanisation: from urbanisation bottlenecks to urban vitality
  • Energy: from conventional sources to sustainable energy systems.

For further information:

Visit the TNO website.