From research to impact

Our mission is to ensure that TNO research translates into new products and services that provide solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable, and digital society.


TNO's Tech Transfer Office

We focus on the final stages of the innovation process by providing support in developing business cases and determining the best route to the market. Our goal is to accelerate the market introduction of TNO technology by creating spin-off companies and providing licences to existing organisations.

Become a founder

Are you a TNO researcher with the ambition to turn your research into impactful solutions?


Are you interested in investing in our spin-off companies?


Are you looking for ways to collaborate with our spin-off companies or with TNO?

Get inspired

Since the start of the TNO Tech Transfer programme in 2017, over 100 projects were initiated, resulting in the incorporation of 41 spin-off companies. More than 50 TNO researchers embraced the entrepreneurial journey by transferring to these spin-off companies.