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Highlights: news and insights


TNO at Holst Centre launches 3D battery spinoff LionVolt

3 March 2021
TNO is spinning off its 3D battery activities from Holst Centre under the name of LionVolt BV. LionVolt... Read more

Possible breakthrough for geothermal production with steel shot drilling technique

1 March 2021

Improve robust and safe geothermal production at lower costs with advanced directional drilling technology... Read more


New EU project funded to develop cost-effective sustainable aviation fuel

25 February 2021

Aviation is one of the most challenging sectors when it comes to reducing CO2 emissions.... Read more


Can a DDoS attack be predicted?

23 February 2021

In the forecasting of tsunamis, buoys with sensors lie in the ocean, waiting for anomalous behaviour... Read more


Rijswijk research centre for geothermal energy can continue to make important contribution to energy transition

12 February 2021

With the recent signing of contracts to extend their commitment until 2024, the initiators of the... Read more

in the workplace

Why they chose a career in science

11 February 2021
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science we would like to introduce you to 4 of our female... Read more

TNO starts multi-annual study on the effects of wind turbine shade on solar parks

9 February 2021

Together with project partners Heliox and Zwanendal and solar energy producers Vattenfall and Solarfields,... Read more


Real-time signal from bicycle can reduce number of serious accidents

4 February 2021

Research done by TNO, Bosch and Shimano shows: additional communication improves car’s emergency brake... Read more




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