Thermoelectric Applications - the Reality Check of a Promise on the Road to Commercialization

Mr Juergen Moors, Senior Manager Thermoelectrics
BASF Future Business GmbH
Nov 16, 2011.


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Presentation Summary

  • Thermoelectric activities at BASF
  • Path from Material to Module
  • Path from Module to Application
  • Current and future challenges

Speaker Biography (Juergen Moors)

Juergen Moors is Senior Manager of Thermoelectrics at BASF Future Business in Germany and is the leader of BASF's Thermoelectric Project. J├╝rgen studied at the University of Leuven in Belgium, earning his Masters in Chemical Engineering. He also earned a M.B.A. at the University of Antwerp Management School in Belgium. From 2000 to 2002, Juergen worked for Bayer in Belgium and was responsible for the maintenance organization of a polymer plant. From 2002 to 2003, he was Department Head with Capsugel in Belgium. In 2003, he joined BASF managing different responsibilities between 2003 and 2007 in the Amine Production Cluster including asset manager, plant manager, quality manager and start-up manager. In 2007, he joined the Acrylic Acid Cluster Team and was in charge of construction and start-up of a new plant. In 2010, he moved to Germany and took on his current role in BASF Future Business.

Company Profile (BASF Future Business GmbH)

BASF Future Business GmbH, a 100 percent subsidiary of BASF SE, was founded in April 2001. It aims to open up business areas with above-average growth rates that lie outside BASF's current activities. The company focuses on chemistry-based new materials, technologies and system solutions. BASF Future Business GmbH commissions research from BASF's R&D units and cooperates with startup companies, industrial partners, universities and potential customers. Further activities include acquisition of direct stakes, initiation of joint ventures and provision of venture capital via the subsidiary BASF Venture Capital GmbH.