Sustainable chemical industry
We are committed to a sustainable chemical industry. Using innovative solutions, we reduce the carbon footprint and make products and processes more sustainable. This is how we’re contributing to a sustainable society.
Our vision on sustainable chemical industry
With innovative, collaborative research, we are working on solutions in three areas: feedstock flexibility, efficient processing and improved product functionality.
Our latest developments
Brightlands Materials Center for new sustainable materials
At the Brightlands Materials Centre research centre, we work on new, sustainable technologies for plastics, such as additive manufacturing. Find out more.
Research programme energy storage and conversion
Together towards a sustainable chemical industry
We are committed to a sustainable chemical industry, converting raw materials using renewable energy. Do you want to contribute? Read more.
VoltaChem for electrification in the chemical industry
The chemical industry has a large carbon footprint. With electrification, we are working towards a sustainable and CO2-neutral chemical industry. Find out how.
Biorizon develops bio-aromatics
The chemical industry wants to reduce its carbon footprint. That is why Biorizon is developing bio-aromatics as an alternative to fossil resources.
Richard JanssenFunctie:Business Development Manager
Having gained valuable experience in international business as a Researcher, Business and Market Intelligence Specialist and New Business Development Manager, Richard currently works for the Sustainable Mobility program at Brightlands Materials Center. His areas of work include sustainable chemistry and polymers and, in particular, their applications. His heart lies in the commercially successful implementation of new sustainable technology and products.
Ties van MaarenFunctie:Business developer
Ties is a passionate and pro-active business developer at the VoltaChem Shared Innovation Programme. He has gained expertise in the chemical and plastic industry during a career working for various multinationals and an SME. His background is predominantly in the fields of marketing, chemical engineering and polymer science.
Eugene VeerkampFunctie:Business developer
Eugène can rely on an impressive career in international business as a chemical & materials engineer that spans 25 years. He understands that the commercial and financial aspects are essential for new sustainable solutions to become successful. Cooperating closely with the industry and launching new innovation onto the market are two key drivers in Eugène’s daily work, along with sharing his own business development experience within an enthusiastic team of specialists.
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