Carbon neutral industry

The Netherlands must become more sustainable. But since industry is responsible for one third of all carbon emissions, this is a huge challenge. More sustainable fuels and production processes are badly needed.

Towards a CO2-neutral industry

Industry accounts for about one-third of CO2 emissions in the Netherlands. We’re working to make industry carbon-neutral by 2050, so there’s a huge amount to do.

Our latest developments

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Forming new value chains for a circular economy

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Insight
4 July 2022

The transition from fossil to sustainable raw materials affects the entire chain from the chemical industry, suppliers, waste sector to end users. No party can afford to sit idle or seek the best solutions only for itself.

Industrial energy transition: making energy and raw materials sustainable

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Insight
4 July 2022

Industry has a major role to play in achieving the climate goals by 2050. To become fully sustainable, two things are inseparable: the use of renewable energy and the reuse of raw materials. The processing and chemical industries in particular face the task of continuing to produce useful products in the future, but in a fully sustainable way. TNO supports them with expertise regarding technologies, circularity, business models, legislation and regulations in customized TNO Green Prints.

Speeding up the energy transition using accoustic waves

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Insight
21 June 2022
The Blue Heart thermo-acoustic heat pump is a device with enormous potential when it comes to speeding up the energy transition. Learn more.

A second life for existing concrete

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Insight
16 December 2021
What can we do now to limit CO₂ emissions from concrete? A second life for existing concrete.

Searching for the best recipe for circular concrete

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Insight
14 December 2021
Concrete production is responsible for 5 to 8 percent of global CO₂ emissions. What is the best recipe for circular concrete?