Satellites transmit information to earth via laser signals. With over 30 researchers we work on this technology.
Laser satellite communication
There is a growing demand for more data, due to, among other things, the advent of self-driving cars, social media with more videos, and the ‘Internet of Things’. The existing connections cannot meet that demand. Laser satellite communication offers a solution.
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TNO’s view of 2030: Getting a grip on climate change from space
Greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere are one of the main contributors to climate change and must therefore be rapidly reduced if we are to meet the 2030 climate targets. TNO is working on new satellite technology that makes it possible to do so. Because the better we identify emissions, the more targeted the action we can take.
Ton MareeFunctie:Senior Business Developer
Responsible for business development and managing the R&D investment portfolio for Earth Observation (EO) technologies. Here he focuses on establishing new partnerships with governments and industry, and to open new global markets for TNO's earth observation innovations.
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