TNO is one of Europe's leading independent applied Research and Development (R&D) organizations. As a prominent player in the Dutch knowledge infrastructure, TNO has the mission to link academic research to industry. With its broad expertise and interdisciplinary approach, TNO aims to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society.

Among TNO’s units, Industry and ICT are very active in knowledge domains relevant to QT Space, such as quantum technology and space and scientific instrumentation. TNO expertise in these areas includes Space Systems Engineering, Optics, Opto-mechatronics, Quantum Technology, Cyber Security and Robustness and Networks. Furthermore, since 2014 and together with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), TNO is part of QuTech, the advanced research center for Quantum Computing and Quantum Internet.

Thanks to our experience and expertise, TNO can offer strong and unique propositions to its customers in the domains of space-based quantum communication and cutting-edge space and scientific instrumentation. For more information:

Reference person: 
Dr. Bob P.F. Dirks
Systems Architect in the Quantum Technology department of TNO