Finalists for NWO Gouden KIEM Award all come from TU/e!

The three TU/e startups: Lusoco, Sponsh and Vertoro have been selected based on their research proposal to pitch their plans in front of the Gouden KIEM jury. The winner of the Gouden KIEM will be announced during the CHAINS 2018.

National research organization NWO and Holland Chemistry organize the Gouden KIEM competition to give exposure to young chemistry companies. The winner will receive 25.000 euro prize money and publicity.

The three startups that have been selected are:

  • Lusoco: Sustainable energy generation with aesthetically printed glass.
    Jeroen ter Schiphorst, Teun Wagenaar en Michael Debije (TU/e)
  • Sponsh: Producing water from air without energy
    Lourens Boot en Catarina Esteves (TU/e)
  • Vertoro: Crude lignin oil to reformate
    Michael Boot, Panos Kouris en Emiel Hensen (TU/e)