About TNO Fast Track

Our vision

Good ideas can only result progress when they reach the market. When scientific insights are combined with ambition and entrepreneurship. That is why we desperately need start-ups, scale-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In order to speed this up, TNO Fast Track makes our experts, facilities and contacts available to this target group.Together we can accelerate innovation.

Accelerating innovation

The Netherlands has a successful ecosystem for start-ups. Yet scaling up to the next phase often proves difficult. TNO Fast Track helps highly innovative start-ups and scale-ups to grow and further develop their technology. TNO Fast Track provides a low-threshold way to gain knowledge for specific innovation questions such as automating the production process, reducing waste streams, or complying with new laws and regulations.

Start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs benefit with TNO Fast Track from:

  • Specific knowledge to innovate TNO Fast Track provides you with access to more than 3,500 experts and multidisciplinary knowledge, enabling you to quickly get an overview of the entire playing field. As an independent innovation partner, we know all about the latest technologies and guidelines, and often contribute to them ourselves.
  • Cutting-edge infrastructure With TNO Fast Track, you gain valuable insights fast with our leading research and testing facilities such as our Building Innovation Lab and Nanolab in Delft, the Solar Lab in Petten, the Automotive Campus in Helmond and Holst Centre in Eindhoven.
  • Powerful (inter)national network Innovating with TNO Fast Track means having access to an extensive (inter)national network of knowledge institutes, companies and policymakers. We will quickly find the right partners or projects for you to collaborate with based on your specific innovation ambitions or challenges.

Challenge us

Do you see opportunities to innovate within your company? Are you faced with challenges in the market and do you think TNO could help you? If so, we would love to connect with you, combining our network and technology expertise with your entrepreneurship and ambition.