TNO is an independent research organisation which connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way. This is our mission and it is what drives us, the over 3,400 professionals at TNO, in our work every day. We work in collaboration with partners and focus on nine domains.
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IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the international graduate water education facility based in Delft, the Netherlands. IHE Delft carries out education, research and institutional strengthening activities that complement and reinforce each other in the broad fields of water engineering, water management, environment, sanitation, and governance.
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Smaller energy projects are often well suited to developing countries but find it difficult to attract funding. The Kyoto Protocol, which sets targets for industrialised countries to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, has established the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to help fund such projects.CDM initiatives allow developed
countries to fund projects that reduce GHG emissions in developing countries.
These projects produce a reduction in GHG emissions that gain a certified
value, which are sold in ‘carbon markets’. Larger GHG emitters can buy ‘carbon
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International Synergies is the world’s leading expert in the application of industrial symbiosis, having implemented many ground-breaking projects over the last decade including the award winning National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP) in the UK. The company has successfully exported its facilitated industrial symbiosis programme model to more than 20 countries across six continents including Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa and Turkey.