Rik Breur

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Rik Breur

Rik Breur

European Inventor of the Year 2019 by the European Patent Office for environmental friendly alternative for toxic antifouling paint

Breur has been elected European Inventor of the Year 2019 by the European Patent Office based on his European patents describing his environmental friendly alternative for toxic antifouling paint. Breur started his professional carrier in 1996 at the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) where he worked as a project leader for several (European) research projects. Based on his work, Breur obtained his PhD in 2001 on environmental friendly antifouling technologies. After his PhD, Breur started his own independent company to develop commercial antifouling products on an environmental basis. Based on his patents, Breur is now building the Finsulate company through worldwide distributors. With a guaranteed lifetime of 5 years and based on the experience in the field the satisfied customer base is growing rapidly

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