TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way. This is our mission and it is what drives us, the over 3,400 professionals at TNO, in our work every day. We work in collaboration with partners and focus on nine domains.

TNO is an independent research organisation. We believe in the joint creation of economic and social value. We focus on transitions or changes in nine social themes, of which three themes are covering the Industry & Energy themes:

  • The Circular Economy and the Environment: ‘Directing and accelerating sustainability’
  • Energy: ‘Faster towards a sustainable energy supply’
  • Industry: ‘Innovating for employment, welfare and well-being’

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Circular carbon dioxide seeks balance

Although the storage and recirculation of CO2 are often mentioned in the same breath, they are two very different sports. According to Earl Goetheer of TNO and Peter Moser of RWE, added value and energy consumption have to be in balance for the business case and the life cycle analysis to be conclusive.

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Testing new research on offshore wind blade tip improvements

The Netherlands – The TIADE project is a collaboration between GE Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, and TNO to develop technologies and design methodologies for more efficient operation of next-generation wind turbine rotors, wind farms with huge rotor wakes, and to demonstrate them in the field.

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