Chemistry research internship

Optimization of moss gel coating
Company: Respyre B.V.
Location: Meerlandenweg 40, 1187ZR, Amstelveen
Duration: 4-6 months

About the company

Respyre operates in the field of nature-inclusive building, with a focus on sustainability and innovation. Our unique product, moss concrete, is a testament to our commitment to environmentally friendly construction solutions. As part of our ongoing efforts to enhance our products, we are currently focusing on optimizing our moss gel coating.

Internship project

This internship offers a unique opportunity to play an essential role in improving the performance and ecological sustainability of our moss gel coating. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Adapting and refining the base recipe of our moss gel coating to enhance performance in the following areas:
    o Bio-stimulating effects
    o Adhesion to concrete
    o Water retention time
  • Researching the influence of various components and additives on the gel coating in diverse climates and urban environments.
  • Analyzing data to improve the lifespan and effectiveness of the coating, with a focus on ecological sustainability.

Job requirements

  • You are a university-level student in the field of Chemistry or a related study.
  • Strong analytical skills and a practical research approach.
  • Good communication skills in both Dutch and English.
  • A proactive attitude and the ability to work both independently and in a team.

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work at the forefront of environmentally friendly construction innovations.
  • Guidance and support from experienced professionals in chemistry and sustainable construction.
  • A dynamic internship where you have a direct impact on the development of our products.
  • An internship allowance, including a travel expense reimbursement.

Want to apply?

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