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

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
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TNO awarded BOEM contract to develop coherent acoustic propagation methodology

07 March 2017
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is part of the US government and manages the responsible exploration and development of offshore energy and marine mineral resources on the US Outer Continental... Read more
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High-Speed X-Ray: TNO ballistics lab develops unique new testing system

27 February 2017
Testing the materials used to protect front-line military and security personnel should now be easier thanks to a landmark breakthrough at TNO’s Laboratory for Ballistics Research. Its new High-Speed X-Ray... Read more
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Join our clean label fermentation solutions consortium (CULTURED)

31 January 2017
TNO is interested in joint research efforts of developing your natural food ingredients using microbiological fermentation strategies. With consumer demand for cleaner labels and natural foods with milder... Read more
28March

Meet TNO at 2nd International Workshop Personalised Nutrition

Novotel Brussels Centre Tour Noire, Brussels, Belgium
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28 - 29March

TNO at Clean Label Conference: How to create consumer-friendly ingredient statements

Itasca, Illinois (USA)
In "Strategies to Create Consumer-friendly Ingredient Statements” Ronald Visschers, Ph.D., Business Line Manager for food research at TNO will provide insights for clean label product development. His... Read more
29March

Meet TNO at the EEMCS Recruitment Days

Delft | TU Delft
Meet us on March 29th during the interview days. Read more

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