TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations. This is how we strengthen the competitiveness of companies and the welfare of society in a sustainable way. As an independent research organisation, we are the driving force behind innovation. We make knowledge serve the common good. Our focus is on contributing to solutions for 4 societal challenges:
We link these four societal challenges to strengthening the earning power of the Dutch economy. We also have and maintain an excellent knowledge base for all our work, especially the national advisory function and statutory duties.
In order to maximise our contribution to the societal challenges, we focus our research and innovation on:
Participation in EU Projects and International Activities
TNO is an active partner in many European projects.
NextETRUCK: Efficient and affordable zero emission logistics through next generation electric trucks
LENS: L-vehicles emissions and noise mitigation solutions
VERA: Vehicle Emission Retrofit Activities
SUNRISE: Safety assurance framework for connected, automated mobility systems
FAME: Framework for coordination of Automated Mobility in Europe
MODI: A leap towards SAE L4 automated driving features
AWARE2ALL: Safety systems and human-machine interfaces oriented to diverse population towards future scenarios with increasing share of highly automated vehicles
AITHENA: AI-based CCAM: Trustworthy, Explainable, and Accountable
V4SAFETY: Vehicles and VRU virtual evaluation of road safety
ZEFES: Zero-emissions freight ecosystem