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The eureka crystal
Would you believe that a ceramic bends, folds and shapes anyway you want it? This is what we do. We create the materials that inspire new products and innovations. When designing new products, people are unconsciously biased by what a particular material can or cannot do and limit their options. We take a material and change the properties into what we need them to be. We challenge you to break the rules of design, and create products and solutions that never existed before.
Eurekite creates out-of-the-box functional materials to inspire the products of the future. Having a strong network including research and industry, Eurekite is developing combinations of materials and properties never seen before. We solve problems of the existing industrial products by changing the rules, as well as, by never taking any limitation for granted.
We are young scientists with a mission: the world needs to use the available materials, and change the properties to what is needed, instead of being limited to certain properties, or materials that are scarce, expensive, inefficient or even a threat to the environment or humanity.
Eurekite is a young, dynamic, scientific and creative company. It was founded by researchers of MESA + Institute for Nanotechnology in Enschede, The Netherlands.
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Gerard is originally from Catalonia, Spain. He studied chemical engineering at the University of Barcelona. Moreover, he had several jobs in chemical labs and was an active board member in different associations. He moved to the Netherlands in 2011, to pursue a PhD in fabrication of nanomaterials at MESA + (University of Twente). During his PhD he invented the flexible ceramic material that resulted in the foundation of Eurekite.
Bahruz was born in Azerbaijan. He studied chemistry at Ganja State University. After graduation, he worked at Azerbaijan International Mining Company, where he became a senior process engineer. Later on, he moved to the Netherlands to pursue his education in a master’s program in chemical engineering at the University of Twente and gained further work experience at BASF, Germany. During his master’s program, he learnt about the flexible ceramic technology and co-founded Eurekite.
Andre ten Elshof
Andre graduated in chemical engineering at the University of Twente, where, later on, he obtained his PhD. After working at Akzo Nobel for 3 years, he continued his academic career to become professor in nanomaterials at MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology.
Marcel ten Hove
Marcel was born in the Netherlands. He studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Twente. After graduation he started a PhD position in Inorganic Membranes at the University of Twente. Currently he is responsible for production scale-up and for research of new materials at Eurekite.'
Roger Brunet Espinosa
Roger was born in Barcelona, Spain. He studied chemical engineering at the University of Barcelona (UB). In Spain, he worked for Procter and Gamble (P&G) and then, moved to The Netherlands to perform a PhD in material fabrication for water purification. Currently, he is working as material scientist at Eurekite.
Umit was born in the Netherlands. He studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Smart System Design) at Saxion Hogeschool Enschede. He had several jobs as (Embedded) Hardware Engineer and Project-leader in high-tech companies such as Thales Radar Systems and Benchmark Electronics. His main tasks are designing/layout and programming of the electronics. He is experienced in the PCB world.
Business Development & Sales
Pavel is originally from Haskovo, Bulgaria. He moved to the Netherlands to pursue further education. Pavel holds two bachelor's degrees in management and an MBA in Financial Management. He has over 5 years of experience with new ventures. Currently he is in charge of the business development and sales of Eurekite.
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