Within the Sustainable Buildings department, we use our expertise in optics, coatings, pigments & colloids, polymers and nano-composites to develop new solutions for optimized use of sunlight and solar heat in the built environment.

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Our competences include material design, development, application, characterization and validation, experimental as well as theoretical and simulation assisted, on lab and pilot scale.

As a TNO affiliated research center, we offer to interested companies co-development opportunities, funding opportunities, contract research and product development and characterization/validation services. Our mission is to accelerate sustainable innovation and promote business within the region, in the Netherlands and in Europe.

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Brightlands Materials Center – Sustainable Buildings currently focuses on glass windows as an important part of building envelopes in relation to energy saving. Energy loss through windows accounts for roughly 50% of energy consumption 85% of glazed areas in buildings are still inefficient because of either single glazing or outdated double glazing recently investigated by ‘Glass for Europe’.

As an independent research center we offer accelerated innovation as well as funding opportunities

Interested in our activities?
You can contact Eugène Veerkamp via email of telephone.

Contact Eugène Veerkamp

Eugène Veerkamp
Senior Business Developer
eugene.veerkamp@brightlandsmc.com

Meet our
Sustainable
Buildings team

Pascal Buskens

Principal scientist nanoparticles, functional coatings & nanocomposites

Eugéne Veerkamp

Eugene Veerkamp

Senior Business Developer

Aike Wypkema

Project Manager

Johan Tiesnitsch

Johan Tiesnitsch

Intellectual Property & Contracting

Ralph Stevens

Senior Research Engineer

Ryan van Zandvoort

Ryan van Zandvoort

Research Engineer

Luc Leufkens

Luc Leufkens

Research Engineer

Cindy Yeung

Cindy Yeung

Research Engineer

Demi Wolters

Demi Wolters

Research Engineer

Zeger Vroon

Senior scientist / Lector New Energy

Roberto Habets

Roberto Habets

Scientist

Daniel Mann

Scientist

Janique Hupperetz

Janique Hupperetz

Junior Scientist

Business Engineers Scientist Students Lavinia Calvi

Lavinia Calvi

PhD Student

Kimberley Timmers

Kimberly Timmers

Intern

Maartje Wolters

Maartje Wolters

Intern

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