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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.
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SDG 3 is about ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages. Important pillars are the prevention of premature death caused by communicable- non-communicable diseases, and mental illness. Our Healthy Living unit focuses on four domains; Youth, Work, Biomedical Health and Digital Lifestyle. Also other units, like Energy Transition and Industry, take the impact in account of their work on the health of a population.
We developed a fast, cheap and reliable corona test that could detect the COVID-19 virus within an hour.
To prevent delays in the development of children, we need a system to trackdevelopment . That’s why we developed the D-score, which now forms the scientific backbone for integrating measurements on child development from other countries.
TNO is well advanced in the development of a biosensor This is a small device that can analyze a drop of blood to determine whether someone has been disposed to nerve gas, has an infectious disease or has had a heart attack. Delta Diagnostic is our spin-off that is currently bringing the sensor from the laboratory to the market.