ECN now TNO

Thema:
Sustainable society

In 2018, research organisations ECN and TNO merged. Then-minister Kamp announced in September 2016 the joining of forces of TNO and ECN into a single energy research centre under the responsibility of TNO.

Joining forces

This joining of forces has created an international centre of excellence for energy and materials issues. With 700 researchers and world-class research facilities.

Accelerating the energy and materials transition

A sustainable future is the only future. More than ever it is clear that the energy and materials transition must be accelerated to meet the 2030 and 2050 climate targets.

TNO is committed to making companies and institutions at home and abroad more energy-efficient, innovative and competitive. In doing so, we work with partners, apply research and develop innovations and policies that enable government, business and industry to accelerate sustainability.

To accelerate making a sustainable society possible for everyone, TNO researchers and experts work within 6 coherent innovation programmes that are in line with the energy agenda and the coalition agreement.

  1. Renewable electricity
  2. CO2-neutral industry
  3. Sustainable subsurface
  4. System transition
  5. Environment & sustainability
  6. Sustainable chemical industry

A sustainable future is the only future

Our ambition is to accelerate the energy transition together with knowledge institutions, businesses and government. Read more about our innovation programmes.

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233 resultaten, getoond 1 t/m 5

Group of households with fuel cars vulnerable in transition to sustainable mobility

Informatietype:
News
13 February 2024
Between 113 and 270 thousand households in the Netherlands have low income and high fuel costs. Most of these are in medium-sized cities.

Working with residents to map wood smoke for targeted policy measures

Informatietype:
Insight
1 February 2024

Real-world methane emissions from LNG-fueled ships are higher than current regulations assume

Informatietype:
News
25 January 2024

TNO develops method to produce biocarbon

Informatietype:
News
24 January 2024

Cabauw: the atmospheric supersite improving our understanding of air and climate

Informatietype:
Insight
24 January 2024