We focus on nine societal areas.
TNO cooperates with companies, the public sector and other organisations, to apply our knowledge and expertise with and for others.
We develop knowledge not for its own sake, but for practical application.
TNO offers you the chance to do groundbreaking work and help customers and society with innovative, practical and smart solutions.
On our TNOTIME platform you can find blogs, interviews and background stories. Discover the field of TNO captured in photographs, animations, video and text. Share interesting articles and powerful infographics, or download whitepapers.
TNO, SURFsara and UvA see the importance of setting up a national big data infrastructure for enabling digital transformation. They announce their cooperation on taking the first steps and invite others to join. Their vision of a national big data infrastructure is a pre-competitive distributed environment where researchers, SMEs and large companies can collaborate on cross-partner and cross-domain challenges. It will allow partners to innovate by sharing data in a secure environment.
A National Big Data Infrastructure will connect Big Data Hubs in order to provide an operating environment for research and innovation. The first Big Data Hub was launched last year at the Amsterdam ArenA. Other hubs are currently being explored for Smart Industry, Agrifood, Logistics and Health. A National Big Data Infrastructure will enable high performance computing and secure data sharing between the hubs. National funds should be allocated to cooperate in public-private partnerships that facilitate and promote data sharing whilst complying to FAIR principles. Connections to international ecosystems will be formed through cooperation with international networks such as the European Open Science Cloud.
The initiators have unique capabilities to offer through the National Big Data Infrastructure. SURFsara innovates and deploys high-end ICT-infrastructure driven by challenges in research and education; UvA performs research to enable secure digital market places; TNO applies data driven innovations. Parties are invited to join this open cooperation in order to develop next generation ICT-infrastructure and technologies as the basis for digital transformation.
During the Small Big Data Congress on October 5th 2017 this cooperation will be presented by the initiating parties.
Stay up to date with our latest news, activities and vacancies
We use anonymous cookies to enhance the use of our site.