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TNO - The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research

TNO is the largest fully independent Research, Development and Consultancy organisation in the Netherlands with a staff of about 5,400 and a total annual turnover of about 515 million Euros. Its primary tasks are to support and assist trade and industry including SME’s, governments and others in technological innovation and in solving problems by rendering services and transferring knowledge and expertise. TNO provides contract research and specialist consultancy, as well as grant licences for patents and specialist software. Also TNO tests and certifies products and services, and issues an independent evaluation of quality.
Expertise and capacity

TNO is active in five core areas amongst which is TNO Built Environment and Geosciences, the central geosciences institute in the Netherlands, which will be involved in the proposed work. It is the innovative partner for government and industry on sustainable development, use and management of the built environment, infrastructure and subsurface. TNO is the leading research institute in the Netherlands on CCS with involvement in many international projects for almost two decades, including the coordination of EU research programs for subsurface CO2-storage in gas, oil, and coalbed reservoirs. Recently, TNO has performed national and international contract work for site specific evaluation for CCS projects. TNO is the leading organization for the CATO2 project, the Dutch national program on CCS with more than 40 partners from industry, academia and research organisations. On an international scale, TNO is active in the oil and gas industry: e.g. basin modelling, geological modelling, seismic interpretations, reservoir engineering, prospect evaluation and production forecasting to portfolio management.

The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research
  Filip Neele
Princetonlaan 6, 3584 CB Utrecht