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Safety Delta Netherlands - Innovation Centre

Find, connect, renew in safety

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The SDN Innovation Centre connects companies, science and government in order to accelerate innovations and create knowledge that will sustainably strengthen the safety and competitive power of the chemical industry.

Innovations in safety play an important role in ensuring the safety of Dutch industry. This page provides information about our innovation programme: activities, news, research questions, information sources and projects.

The Innovation Centre provides insight into the developments taking place in the Netherlands, brings research and innovation needs and partners together. The centre will initiate and coordinate new research programmes, improve and develop existing and new safety concepts, and help to find funding sources for these.

Our Mission

The Innovation Centre provides insight into the developments taking place in the Netherlands, brings research and innovation needs and partners together. The centre will initiate and coordinate new research programmes, improve and develop existing and new safety concepts, and help to find funding sources for these.

Our focus

The focus is on innovation around a number of spearheads that link up with trends and developments in the market, such as:

  • mindware - e.g. psychological safety, culture, leadership and learning

  • software ' - e.g. safety management systems, Learning from Incidents or new models/methods; and

  • hardware ' - for example, Asset Integrity and the development of new technical safety products.

Research questions

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Research questions

This involves making substantive connections with the major challenges, developments and transitions of our time, such as energy transition, climate, social earning capacity and the development of key technologies, and the search for social added value. A work plan is currently being drawn up in collaboration with our stakeholders.

Innovation Top-6 Research Questions

The Innovation Centre defined research questions on the basis of individual discussions with frontrunners and signatories of the SDN covenant. These research questions were then supplemented and completed by the SDN Knowledge Centre's Sounding Board), and the SDN Innovation Centre's Programme Board and Science Board.

Innovation projects

SDN as a Liaison Partner in Innovation

  • Congress Process Safety | 15 mei 2024

  • Jaarconges Relevant I 27 maart 2024

  • The summaries of the Top 5 SDN Innovation research questions are online

  • Veiligheidsdag Veiligheid Voorop | 20 juni 2024

  • Safety Dialogues Toolkit

  • SDN on Tour launched - Safety of Dutch industry NOW and in the FUTURE

  • Working together on transitions and security: an experimental project using systemic co-design

  • Three consortia receive funding for applicable Safe-by-Design principles for chemical products and processes

Articles - Innovation

  • Vervagen van veiligheidsbesef

  • De gevolgen van de energietransitie voor procesveiligheid

  • Improving process safety with innovative AI model

  • iTanks Maintenance Next – Safety Delta Nederland

  • Operator Rounds by Exception!

  • VAM 2022-6: Onderhoud centraal in de nieuwe digitale wereld

  • VAM 2022-4: Risico op veiligheidsincidenten

  • VAM 2022-3: Voorspellend onderhoud wordt sleuteltechniek

Ask your questions or share your suggestions

Do you have any ideas for innovations in safety concepts? Where do you think we, as Safety Delta Netherlands, still have to make progress in the field of safety?

Are you looking for information on innovation projects?

Let us know and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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