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Sonja Vos Poppelaars voor DIA-symposium 22-2-2013


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Over de spinoff praktijk van TNO en samenwerking met YESDelft incubator

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Sonja Vos Poppelaars voor DIA-symposium 22-2-2013

  1. 1. TNO Companies22 February, Maastricht
  2. 2. 1Content TNO Companies Mission Strategic companies Yes!Delft Discussion
  3. 3. 2TNO Companies: owned by TNO Research (4,500 fte) since 1980 a private company, legally and financially separate a private holding (6 fte) company of 35 subsidiaries + turnover 120 MEURO + 1,000 employees located in 11 countries
  4. 4. 3Mission TNO Companies:Creating value by valorising TNO knowledge … where others cannot or are not willing to do this themselves yet1. Strategic companies 2. Starters 3. Activities with repetitive character• Core TNO knowledge • Non core TNO • Professionalising knowledge business, operationalOur approach: excellence• linking the market via • “Man and plan” • Market focus external business and • Entrepreneurial talent • Aim on growth external capital by • Aim on value creation creating joint ventures. Since 2012 in cooperation Where possible with : cooperation with other companies
  5. 5. 4Strategic companies Key success factors: excellent management (with financial commitment) business plan/model The right co-shareholder (with market access!) New venture 2012: Launching customers a clear exit strategy
  6. 6. StartersMission: Building tomorrow’s leading firmsFigures 2005-2012: 115 new companies (500 fte) (only 10% failed) acquired equity: 80 MEUR small team, financed by shareholders and sponsorsSuccess factors: Strict selection of Business plans /teams An inspiring community Education and coaching
  7. 7. 6 Q&ASonja Vos-Poppelaars RA T +31 (0)88 866 99 13Corporate Finance M +31 (0)61 296 23 47TNO Bedrijven BV E