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  • The team behind the BBBLS Journey

    A Decade of Enthusiast People, Partners & Progress

  • Nice to meet you!

    We have been working on the BBBLS since 2012, and like to share our enthousiasm with you

    Anton Paardekooper

    Managing director, founder

    MSc in Mechanical Engineering, 28 yrs of working pleasure and experience in innovative engineering companies. Driven to make the foodchain sustainable. 

    Robert Bialek

    Engineering manager, founder

    The designer and builder behind many BBBLS-solutions. Robert was the creative part of the core team of all BBBLS-greenhouses.

    Knut Hovland

    Sales manager, founder

    Has extensive experience in sales and project development in Renewable Energy and biogas. Previously Knut has developed a solution to turn sewage into energy pallets.

    Thov Reime

    Engineer

    Highly skilled in climate control algorithms and construction. Thov is central in the upscaling team.

    Steffen Lesteberg

    Service technician

    Steffen services all existing Norwegian BBBLS-greenhouses

    Magdalena Plizga

    Construction engineer

    Magdalena Joined BBBLS this month. She is a Master in Civil and Environmental engineering and has 10 years of working experience in the construction and shipbuilding industry. Magdalena will work on the design of our soap systems and constructions.

    Easwaran Krishnamurthy

    Climate engineer

    Easwaran has joined us this month, He is a Pd.Eng in Process and equipment design and has worked 2,5 years as process engineer in green biomass reactors. He will focus on the design of our climate control equipment and systems.

    Kaan Koc

    Graduate

    Kaan is a master graduate student at TU Delft Systems and Controls. kaan is working on an advanced multilevel controller for the climate control.    

    Edgar Kampers

    Advisory board, founder

    is environmental, and policy expert. Edgar has a M.A Political Science at The University of Amsterdam, and followed the Executive Program of the THNK School of Creative Leadership

    Luc Albert

    Advisory board

    After a career in Financial Services.

    Luc is currently engaged as an investor in start-ups in sustainability and social impact

    Menko de Roos

    Advisory board

    Menko co-founded Xicato in July 2007 and was responsible for the fast growth of the company setting the global standard in LED lighting. After more than a decade as CEO Menko happily retired in 2018 and now invests in innovative sustainable companies and runs a housing project for single mothers.

    Anne Claire van Altvorst

    Advisory board

    Anne Claire van Altvorst, has a background of 25-years in horticulture and high-tech greenhouses. Anne Claire has a PhD in plant-bio-technology at the University of Nijmegen, and a M.Sc in Plant-Breeding at Wageningen University.

  • Upscaling and further innovation (2019 - Now)

    Growing the Company

    Getting ready for the next chapter

    The time has come to bring BBBLS into the real world as a company supported by investors. We are further improving the product design for full-scale commercial growing operations, hiring new people for the team, and professionalizing our organization to pursue this incredible opportunity.

    Acceptance into YES!Delft Accelerator

    With some help from our new friends

    We are happy to be part of the Yes!Delft accelerator program in 2020 and look forward to having their support as we continue to realize our dream of making BBBLS available everywhere.

  • Proof of innovation Partners

    Autodesk

    3D Design software

    We are proud to be supported by the Autodesk Technology Impact Program

    ReKlima

    Sustainable food cycle

    Carbon Negative. Climate Positive.

    We have the products and technology the world is waiting for. To get the full effect, as quickly as possible, we need your help. We are proud to have ReKlima as our launching customer

    ZIB Konstrukcji

    Steel construction & Design

    ZIB is a certified steel company, and our supplier for steel construction since 2017

    Limes Technology

    Dedicated Industrial Control

    Limes is specialized in the development of industrial control boards. With Limes we have developed the flexible BBBLS Controller.

    EKB

    Industrial Automation

    EKB, founded in 1971, is a versatile CSIA-certified system integrator in the field of industrial automation, with five Dutch branches and around 200 employees.

  • Proof of innovation

    2017-2019 Upscaling with a factor 10, from 120m2 to 1500m2 in The Magic Factory

    The Magic Factory

    1500m2 of Circular food innovation

    Based on the success of the Poznan pilot, Re:Klima engaged BBBLS in building a 1500m2 greenhouse in "The Magic Factory". We redesigned the product scale, upgraded the climate system, developed an automation platform, and prepared for growth

    The Sydskogen School

    Education at its best

    Sydskogen Skole in Røyken is using our BBBLS Greenhouse in its biology classes. With the energy performance and unique diffuse light, the BBBLS greenhouse plays a keyrole in this Swan certfied school

  • Validation

    2013-2015 The Demonstration Greenhouse at Poznan University

    Partnership & Pilot

    with Poznan University

    We worked closely with our friends at Poznan University of Life Sciences to develop the Climate System in a 120m2 greenhouse on campus

    VDH Joins as Partner

    Smart foil greenhouse design

    "Quality is key" has already helped Van VDH, to specialize successfully in the construction of plastic greenhouses for more than 25 years.

    Lato Montaz Joins as Partner

    Greenhouse and climate system assembly

    Lato is our partner in assembly of foil greenhouses. Lato Montaz has worked on the projects in Poznan, Tønsberg, and Røyken.
    You can reach Lato at: +48 724 731 499

    Sapa Joins as Partner

    High Quality Aluminum

    Sapa's aim is to keep customers ahead in applying sustainable aluminium. Together with their customers they reduce weight and assembly costs at relatively low tool costs.

  • Proof of Concept

    2010-2013

    Inspiration

    with Lindum in Norway

    We first came up with the idea for BBBLS in 2010, and tested it in a 48m2 greenhouse with our partners at Lindum

    EU Funding

    via Eco-Innovation Initiative

    The EU provided key funding through an ECO Innovation grant to support us develop the concept further and organize formally

    Incorporation

    our Enterprise

    We started the enterprise BBBLS to bring BBBLS to the world through a commercially viable model

    More Support

    from Innovasjon Norge

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