TNO is an independent research organisation (≈ 4000 employees) covering a wide range of research areas. TNO has an unique position which is attributable to its versatility and capacity to integrate knowledge.
Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for, which provides an important contribution to the competitiveness of companies and organisation. One of the themes of innovation at TNO is Healthy Living.
Within Healthy Living, TNO is working on the exposure, hazard and risk assessment of nanomaterials and the sustainable use of nanomaterials during their whole life cycle based on combined life cycle assessment (LCA) and risk assessment.