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Highlights: news and insights


New research program to develop circular plastics packaging

2 April 2020

Plastic packaging materials used in supermarkets should be better recycled and subsequently reused... Read more


Questions about the testing of face masks?

31 March 2020

At the moment, TNO is being approached frequently regarding the testing of face masks.

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Closing the loop for plastics leads to cleaner, healthier and smarter future in Indonesia

12 March 2020

Plastic waste has become a nationwide problem in Indonesia. Improper solid waste management activities... Read more

in the workplace

Excellent research: the risks of extreme heat and cold

11 March 2020
Boris Kingma is TNO’s Young Excellent Researcher of 2019. He investigates the risks of extreme heat... Read more

Ethics and privacy when using sensors in the workplace

6 March 2020

Sensors are increasingly used in the workplace. After doing research, TNO has developed infosheets... Read more


European Plastic Pact to tackle plastic waste

6 March 2020

TNO signed up to the European Plastic Pact. TNO has already signed the Dutch Plastic Pact in 2019.... Read more

future view

Wood construction is not only circular, but faster too

27 February 2020
Wooden construction not only contributes to the circular economy but is also a very fast construction... Read more

First test in Malawi with innovative ceramic bricks to combat deforestation

25 February 2020
The market demand for construction materials is tremendous in developing countries due to a growing population.... Read more



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