Our team

Lourens Boot

Co-founder, CEO & CIO

Passion for technological solutions for environmental issues. Oil man gone green
As a kid, Lourens was convinced he could fly with self-made wings

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Dr. Catarina Esteves

Co-founder & Chief schientist

The brains behind this awesome invention. Author of more than 44 scientific publications
Invented a coating so she doesn’t need to wash her car

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Kurt Hamming

Co-founder, CCO & CFO

Gets energy from building early stage companies in diverse industries. With academic background in philosophy and law, Kurt spends hours watching grandmasters play online speed chess

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Dr. Jorrit de Jong

Product development & Scale up

Experienced material developer
Likes to see ideas and concepts implemented. Enjoys growing his own plants – and needs Sponsh when on holidays

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Dr. Alberto Belmonte

R&D lead

Multi-talented ‘inventor’ with extensive experience in radical polymerization, thermo-responsive materials and characterization techniques. Nature inspired game developer and programmer in his free time

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Harro Antheunis

Production implementation manager

Harro is a highly experienced innovation developer, RPK registered polymer scientist, devoted dad and co-inventor of five patented innovations.

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Dr. Pieter van der Scheer

Hydrogel and polymer researcher

Physical Chemist with a gung-ho approach to polymer science.
Big fan of American Football but unlucky in betting pools. Go Broncos!

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