A water basin of Port of Rotterdam has been constructed with special concrete walls. Due to addition of Basilisk Healing Agent to the concrete the walls will be able to heal itself when cracking occurs. The system is based on bacteria which, when subjected to water contact, will precipitate limestone which will gradually seals the [...]
Green Basilisk, the TU Delft spin-out offering self-healing concrete solutions, has closed a seed investment from SHIFT Invest, an impact investment fund based in the Netherlands. Green Basilisk’s solutions increase the durability and service lifetime of concrete structures, whilst decreasing maintenance and repair costs as well as related downtime. The company has developed a self-healing [...]
The Dutch ‘Concrete day’ is an annually recurring phenomenon and like last year Basilisk will be present for this year’s edition as well. The ‘Concrete day’ 2016 takes place on the 17th of November in ‘de Doelen’ in Rotterdam. This year’s theme is all about ‘intelligent concrete’, a subject in which self-healing concrete cannot be [...]
Every year the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK) publishes a list of the 100 most innovative Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (MKB innovatie Top 100) of the Netherlands. Earlier this year Basilisk has been nominated for list of 2016. On the 29th of September we were also elected as one of the Finalists of 2016, which [...]
For the past period our South-Korean partner, Young Dong Industrial Co., has been busy constructing the Korean version of the Basilisk website. On the 23th of September they launched their website and the result is here for all to see! Click here to have a look!
On the first of September it was time for ‘Business Channel One’ to launch their online platform. Basilisks Self-healing concrete is one of the first subjects that aired on that launch. During the interview Henk Jonkers and Bart van der Woerd tell (in Dutch) you everything about the innovative technology and its benefits. Find the [...]
Every year the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK) publishes a list of the 100 most innovative Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (MKB innovatie Top 100) of the Netherlands. This year Basilisk has been nominated as one of these enterprises. And we are very proud of it! On the 29th of September 2016, on the “Day of [...]
Basilisk is one of the projects showcased in the TU Delft Research Exhibition. For this occasion DIG-it! Made an informative cartoon about Basilisk self-healing concrete, explaining the need and the functionality of the Basilisk Healing Agent. More information can be found here: DIG-it!
The Lighthouse Awards are founded in 2010 and is a biennial prize for a person or organization that has contributed to the development in the construction industry in the areas of innovation, sustainability and the promotion of a positive image of the construction industry to the youth. Of the total of 21 entries Basilisk is declared one [...]
Self-healing concrete containing bacteria Category: Research Sector: Civil Engineering Company: Technische Universiteit Delft Patent number: EP2247551 Invention: Self-healing concrete containing bacteria, Hendrik Marius Jonkers You can vote: from 21 April to 4 June 2015, 23.59 hrs CET As solid and reliable as concrete structures may seem, they share one common enemy: tension. Over time, concrete [...]