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  • BEYOND4.0 Summer School 2019: ‘Work and Welfare in the Digital Age: what we know and what more we need to know’ BEYOND4.0 Summer School 2019: 'Work and Welfare in the Digital Age: what we know and what more we need to know'BEYOND4.0 is an EU-project (Research and Innovation action) started as of January 2019. TNO is the coordinator and the project aims to help deliver an inclusive European future by examining the impact of new technologies on the future of jobs, business models and welfare. The ...
  • TNO: Do cobots and augmented reality lead to more and better work? TNO: Do cobots and augmented reality lead to more and better work?We have been hearing for years about how robots will take over from humans and how they are increasingly set to replace employees. But people with a physical, cognitive, or other type of impairment in particular benefit from assistance from people-oriented technology. Inclusive technology makes ...
  • Roadmap on carcinogens Roadmap on carcinogensOn the 24th of September, the Roadmap on Carcinogens made an important pit stop in Vienna on its journey to tackle work-related cancer. The Austrian government is one of the six founding partners of the Roadmap since the start in Amsterdam in May 2016 during the ...
  • Whitepaper: Exposome: connecting the dots for effective prevention of disease Whitepaper: Exposome: connecting the dots for effective prevention of diseaseOn March 13 the whitepaper ‘Exposome: connecting the dots for effective prevention of disease’ has been published. Our (work) environment has an important, and potentially avoidable, impact on our health. In addition to genetic predisposition exposures and influences from our environment are important risk factors for ...
  • TNO: Digital learning boosts safe working in the port TNO: Digital learning boosts safe working in the portThe Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands aspires to be the safest and most sustainable mainport by 2020. That imposes great demands on the companies operating in the port, and on the professional skills of their employees. They are being assisted in this by Sam ...
  • TNO: Tackling work-related stress with the stresscoach app TNO: Tackling work-related stress with the stresscoach appEach year, more than a million people in the Netherlands risk a burnout – or some other form of mental illness – in the workplace. In 2014, the cost of sickness absenteeism due to work-related stress amounted to 1.8 billion euros. Prevention can save a ...
  • TNO: ROADMAP ON CARCINOGENS TNO is involved in the implementation of the Roadmap on Carcinogens. On behalf of the 6 organisations that initiated the roadmap (Business Europe and ETUC, the European Commission and EU-OSHA and the Dutch and Austrian governments (as former and future presidencies of the Council) we ...
  • TNO: Future of Work The way people work is changing fast. New technologies are becoming more disruptive. What was new yesterday, is today’s old news. Skills are required that are constantly adjusted and labour relations that support knowledge and innovation. At the same time, the economy is becoming more ...

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