About TNO

Mission and strategy

TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the sustainable competitive strength of industry and well-being of society. This is our mission and it is what drives us, the 2,600 professionals at TNO, in our work every day.

Mission and strategy

Organisation

TNO was founded by law in 1932 to enable business and government to apply knowledge. As an organisation regulated by public law, we are independent: not part of any government, university or company.

Organisation

TNO and its social role

TNO is working on a better future. By its social role TNO has the ambition to make a demonstrable value to government and industry on the major social and economic issues. We do this with committed and energetic employees.

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More about our work

TNO is a major player in a growing international network comprised of leading scientific institutes, companies with ambitious development profiles, universities and other partners in knowledge. The knowledge TNO develops, integrates, will make applicable and puts into practice will only have value if we can use it to have a real social and economic impact.

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Locations

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Location The Hague - New Babylon

Anna van Buerenplein 1
NL-2595 DA The Hague

News

Smart Mobility & Smart Building boosted by strengthened partnership between NTU Singapore and TNO

21 April 2017
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) announced today to strengthen their partnership in the areas of Smart... Read more
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INTERPOL and TNO partnership to combat cybercrime

19 April 2017
INTERPOL and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have signed an agreement to further enhance and extend their collaboration in combating cybercrime. Combining INTERPOL’s... Read more
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Next generation EUV based chips one step closer with TNO’s EBL2

28 March 2017
Dr. Dorsel, Board Member at Carl Zeiss, and Paul de Krom, CEO at TNO officially opened the EBL2 on 27 March 2017. The EBL2 is a unique and independent analysis facility at TNO in Delft which brings next... Read more
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The OGA joins TNO for cross-border geology joint industry project

20 March 2017
The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) today announced that the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA), the UK’s oil and gas regulator, will be joining the ongoing Joint Industry Research... Read more
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TNO congratulates VitalNext with granted patent

15 March 2017
A significant fraction of elderly in the Western world is malnourished and/or loses muscle mass, often indirectly associated with disease. This translates into a poor physical condition, longer hospitalization... Read more
24 - 28April

Visit TNO at the Hannover Messe 2017

Hannover | Hannover Exhibition Grounds
The previous edition of the Hannover Messe revealed that Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet are no longer just a future projection. Hundreds of ready-to-run solutions were presented. In 2017 thousands... Read more
2May

Lunchlecture about new TNO HESI lab facility in Groningen

Enschede | University of Twente
TNO’s Jorrit Nutma gives a lunchlecture at 12.45 hours about the new TNO HESI lab-facility at student association Scintillla at Twente’s University. Read more
3May

TNO Student Challenge: Dynamic Structures

TNO Stieltjesweg 1, 2628 CK Delft
Are you passionate about structural engineering in the fields of Maritime, Mechanical or Civil Engineering? Are you curious how TNO combines scientific research with the practical challenges of today and... Read more

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