Appointment of Baptiest Coopmans as member of the Supervisory Board of TNO
The Council of Ministers has approved the nomination of ir. J.B.P. (Baptiest) Coopmans as member of the Supervisory Board of TNO with effect from 1 February 2021. He succeeds Ingrid Vanden Berghe, who is leaving the Supervisory Board due to the expiry of her second term of office.
After graduating in Industrial Engineering and Management at Eindhoven University of Technology, Baptiest Coopmans held various management positions in the fields of technology, media, telecommunications and consumer products.
Baptiest is currently Senior Vice President at Liberty Global. Previously, he was Interim CEO at UPC Switzerland, CEO at Ziggo in the Netherlands during the merger with UPC, member of the Board of Directors of KPN and held management positions at Unilever. He also fulfills various supervisory roles. Until recently, he was chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eindhoven University of Technology.
The TNO Supervisory Board is looking forward to the collaboration with Mr Coopmans and his contribution to the Board.
Brabant at the forefront of new solar energy developments with strategic investment
The signing of an agreement between the Province of North Brabant, the Brabant Development Company, and TNO, partner in Solliance, heralds a new phase for the application of solar energy.
TNO receives Research Grant from Meta for Social eXtended Reality (XR) study
TNO received a Research Grant from Meta for a study of the effects of using Social XR (eXtended Reality) in the workplace.
MilSpace2: Spectrum monitoring dual satellite system
The MilSpace2 satellite system will demonstrate the military use of a microsatellite spectrum monitoring system.
Profitability offshore wind in 2030 not self-evident
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Handbook to help with detection
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