EUREKITE’S TEAM

OUR TEAM

MEET OUR DYNAMIC AND MULTICULTURAL TEAM

GERARD CADAFALCH
GERARD CADAFALCHCEO / CO-FOUNDER
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.
MARCO BARSACCHI
MARCO BARSACCHIVP OF STRATEGY AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Marco is originally from Italy. Marco holds a PhD in Natural Sciences and an MBA. He has been a New Business and New Product developer for the past 25 years in many B2B material markets. He sees the potential unique benefits of Flexiramics to several applications and markets. He is responsible for Eurekite New Business Development and Strategy development.
BAS KERKWIJK
BAS KERKWIJKHEAD OF OPERATIONS
Bas holds a PhD in structural ceramics and his curiosity for “flexible ceramics” drove him towards Eurekite. For the last 15 years he worked in various roles in manufacturing engineering, project and commercial management and business development. Currently he is responsible for the project management of operations, scale up and supporting the management team.
MARCEL TEN HOVE
MARCEL TEN HOVECHEMICAL ENGINEER / RESEARCHER
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.’
RUTA STANKEVICIUTE
RUTA STANKEVICIUTERESEARCHER
Ruta is originally from Vilnius, Lithuania. She studied the chemistry of nanomaterials at the Vilnius University and holds a Master degree with Magna Cum Laude in Chemistry. During her studies, she managed to gain work experience at the Centre of Plasma and Laser Engineering in Poland, and at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology in the Netherlands. Currently she is responsible for the production, quality control and quality assurance of samples within Eurekite.
ISABELLE HEIMANS
ISABELLE HEIMANSPROJECT ENGINEER
Isabelle is originally from the Netherlands, where she studied Industrial Design Engineering at Saxion University of Applied Sciences. She gained experience working for multiple international companies, in management as well as in engineering positions. She is currently responsible for project management and engineering concerning scale-up activities.
JELLE BANNINK
JELLE BANNINKJUNIOR RESEARCHER
Jelle is originally from the Netherlands. He studied Chemistry at Saxion University of Applied Sciences and is currently doing a masters in Applied Nanotechnology. Currently, he is part of the R&D team.

Our aim is to deliver customized Flexiramics® that will enable your new products. Combining expertise and efforts in co-development will allow us to achieve the best results.