We focus on ten societal areas.
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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Globalisation means that businesses worldwide are looking for employees, partners and knowledge. They also often adopt an international perspective when selecting research parties. To be able to participate internationally in the vanguard of research and innovation, TNO’s knowledge base must also be internationally excellent and distinctive.
Research and innovation do not stop at national borders. TNO can strengthen the knowledge base of the Netherlands only by working closely with internationally leading knowledge partners, companies and governments. Knowledge that TNO develops for foreign partners or gains from them benefits Dutch industry and helps to solve societal issues in the Netherlands. This is fully in line with TNO’s mission: helping to solve societal issues and strengthen the competitiveness of industry through innovation.