About us

Who we are


From our start-up roots in 1985, we have grown to become market leader in public funding and innovation services in Europe, with offices in 8 countries. Our company is connected to a global network of national and regional creative partners: multinationals, start-ups, RTOs and universities, sector and public organisations. From this unique network, we work on fostering connections and initiating, funding, managing and implementing innovation in an ever faster and more complex innovation landscape – changing the world for the better.

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As a truly European company, the PNO Group is dedicated to contributing to the challenges of our society. We offer extensive expertise in all crucial sectors such as energy, environment & mobility, bio, food & agro, life sciences & health, ICT, chemistry and education. To be able to offer our clients high-quality service, we have brought our specialists together in independent, market oriented, companies. This way, our clients benefit from our in-depth knowledge of their sector and the broad, complementary expertise present within the PNO group.

Our planet and us


We have many things to be grateful for, and our beautiful planet is one of them. In fact, that is one of the reasons why we are here. The overall wellbeing of our society is what brought our people together. While they work on bolstering green innovations, fostering social inclusion and enabling groundbreaking new therapies, as a group we also take responsibility for our environment.