Biology collaborative internship
Advanced research on moss growth
Company: Respyre B.V.
Location: Meerlandenweg 40, 1187ZR, Amstelveen
Duration: 6 months
About the company
Respyre aims to make nature-inclusive building easy and accessible in urban environments. We achieve this through our innovative invention: moss concrete. Moss concrete is a unique concrete recipe that serves as a growth substrate for various moss species, forming the basis of our groundbreaking approach to sustainable construction. With this material, we reintroduce nature into urban landscapes, combining innovation and sustainability.
Respyre is looking for an enthusiastic HBO Biology student for an internship focused on advanced research into moss growth. This internship provides the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about the impact of environmental factors on moss growth in urban settings.
What will you do?
Research the impact of seasonal changes, sun orientation, and different irrigation regimes on moss growth.
Analyze the life cycle and health of different moss species in urban environments.
Develop guidelines for optimal moss growth on concrete walls.
HBO student in Biology or a related field.
A proactive attitude and good research skills.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team.
What we offer
A unique opportunity to gain practical experience in an innovative field.
Guidance from experienced professionals in the field.
A stimulating work environment where your ideas and contributions are valued.
An internship allowance including a travel expense reimbursement.