The Netherlands Organisation for applied scientific research


TNO is one of the major internationally oriented contract research and technology organisations in Europe. With a staff of approximately 3000 and an annual turnover of 500 million Euros, TNO is carrying out research in order to achieve impact on the following themes: ‘Industry’, ‘Energy’, ‘Healthy Living’, ‘Urbanisation’, and ‘Defence, Safety and Security’. Within the last theme TNO has been involved in national and international projects on Crisis Management and Disaster Risk Reduction. The three main contributions of TNO to ResiStand concern: (1) the development of Common Conceptual Model of Resilience and Crisis and Disaster Management, (2) the identification of practitioners’ needs for standardisation, and (3) the assessment of proposed standardisation activities.

Persons involved in the project:

  • Dirk Stolk
  • Marcel van der Lee