TNO is an independent research organization. TNO believes in the joint creation of economic and social value. 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 TNO?s mission and it is what drives the over 3,200 professionals in their work every day. In 2018 TNO came together with ECN to form a Unit solely dedicated to the energy transition, with 1,000 energy professionals covering the full breadth of knowledge disciplines to support industry and drive sustainable innovations forward to reach their CO2 neutral goals.
TNO is one of the leading applied research institutes in the field of hydrogen. More than 15 research departments spread over 5 units are collectively working on innovations along the entire hydrogen value chain from production to infrastructure, storage and final applications. We bring engineers, business analysts and social scientists together to create insights into the future of hydrogen technologies.
TNO is involved in over 50 hydrogen related projects. From developing new materials in our Faraday lab to work on pre-feasibility and engineering studies for large scale deployment in projects such as NortH2 and the Gigawatt project. In the Joined innovation program VoltaChem we are dedicated to work on the next generation Power2X technologies. TNO has a strong position in the hydrogen ecosystem. We are working together with the leading industrial end users, energy and infrastructure companies, material- component and stack developers and system integrators. This unique position enables us to find the most optimal and sustainable solution for our partners.