NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
About TNO – NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
TNO is an independent research organisation and focuses on ten research themes. The theme Mobility of the unit Traffic & Transport comprises topics such as mobility services, intelligent vehicles, infrastructure technology, traffic information/management and innovations in vehicle propulsion and fuel-types. TNO has own laboratories for testing emissions and energy usage by vehicles. TNO’s turnover is € 580 million; the turnover in Mobility is € 23 million per annum.
TNO has built extensive experience in the innovation and development of various mobility solutions and possesses a unique mix of knowledge centred on Human-Machine Interfacing, policy making, intelligent infrastructures, cooperative systems, in-car technology and mobility services. Within the theme Mobility TNO strives to help solving the mobility problems within Europe and The Netherlands using state of the art knowledge and technology. Transport management, urban freight logistics and energy efficient vehicle use are part of the core expertise of TNO. Through the past decades, TNO has built extensive experience in the innovation and development of various mobility solutions, followed by the actual deployment of the acquired knowledge. TNO among other things excels in simulation and modelling for validation, assessment of governmental policies, sensor systems and complete traffic systems. TNO works in close cooperation with several other international key players with complementary knowledge and expertise.