Early Research Program

With the Early Research Program (ERP) as a vehicle TNO renews and maintains its knowledge base, with an emphasis on intensive collaboration with knowledge partners and stakeholders. The projects incorporated within the ERP are use-case inspired: they provide a very tangible picture of how the research will lead to innovations. The ERP portfolio is dynamic and has grown considerably, both in mass and focus, since 2015.

Read the ERP plans for 2021


Read ERP results realised in 2020


How We Work

Knowledge development is a joint endeavour. That is something we notice every day at TNO. That is why companies, public-sector bodies and other organisations frequently work with us. And we are keen to... Read more
Expertise centres

Ir. Jaap Lombaers

  • Knowledge Management & Partnerships
  • Corporate Science Office
  • Science Board
  • Joint Innovations
  • Early Research Programs