Geologie in de klas: monstercontrole van grondsoorten door leerlingen
GDN algemeen

2022 Science Weekend

Have you always wanted to find out more about the Dutch subsurface? Want to know how fossils formed or do some soil research? Then visit TNO Utrecht’s Geological Survey of the Netherlands (GDN) during the Science Weekend.

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Dutch ‘lappenvelden’
Energy transitionGDN algemeen

Symposium: Accelerating innovation above and below ground

On 26 January 2023, TNO, Deltares, and GeoBusiness Netherlands, in collaboration with Ruimteschepper, are organising a symposium on accelerating innovation above and below ground. The focus will be on collaboration between SMEs and major knowledge institutes. To accelerate developments in areas such as sustainability, the energy transition, and the shortage of raw materials, the need

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Symposium Bodem Breed

Symposium Bodem Breed 2022

Symposium Bodem Breed, the networking event for the soil and subsurface, is being organised again this year. Everyone will meet physically in Dordrecht on Thursday 21 April. The Advisory Group for Economic Affairs (TNO AGE) will be contributing to the symposium, concerning the theme ‘societal challenges: ambition and opportunities regarding the sustainable use of the

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Aerial photo of landscape with trees and water

Expedition BRO 2022

On Thursday 17 March 2022, we will organise Expedition BRO, the festival about the subsurface and BRO. The afternoon will feature an expedition; BRO has arrived and there’s now a beautiful foundation on which we can build. We will take you through the highlights and present the opportunities for the future. And, of course, we

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Rijswijk Centre for Sustainable Geo-energy.

Knowledge session ‘Geothermal energy in the built environment in the province South Holland’

Imagine this: you are a subsurface policy officer at a municipality in the province of South Holland. Concerned residents have approached a councillor about the geothermal plans in their residential area. After having received questions from the councillor, your executive councillor turns to you for advice. How will you deal with the situation? Where can

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Geologie op school

GeoWeek 2021

Geologist for a day During the national GeoWeek, schoolchildren were invited to step into the shoes of a geologist. On Friday 8 October, geologists from the Geological Survey of the Netherlands (GDN), which is part of TNO, went into the classrooms and took one class on an expedition called ‘The world under the Netherlands’. Will

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