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.
TNO offers you the chance to do groundbreaking work and help customers and society with innovative, practical and smart solutions.
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Physicists at TNO work on applied research, generating solutions to real societal problems by using 3D nanotechnology and quantum computing. A wide range of technical challenges await them in many areas of interest: fundamental research, applied research and engineering. The results of their research are applied by government or corporations.
Our physicists work on a broad spectrum of projects. These include:
All our experts work on a wide range of projects with experts from other disciplines within TNO, such as biologists, optical engineers and civil engineers, as well as with clients and partners. Our physicists work with and for various clients, such as governments, the SME sector, large companies (such as ASML, the Iter consortium and Carl Zeiss), service providers and non-governmental organizations. You will be continually developing new knowledge and better products.
TNO employees require an entrepreneurial mindset and feel comfortable working on different projects at the same time. As a physicist at TNO, you will be able to explore and develop your interests in the fields of expertise that TNO operates in. You will be able to work on a number of challenges and can select the line of personal development that suits you best. During your career at TNO there will be plenty of potential to develop in a direction that matches your abilities, interests and choices.