The project involves a large underground extension of the basement of the Palace, which will ultimately function as a museum. It is obvious, that the water tightness of the concrete construction is of great importance in this application. For this, a watertight membrane was originally included in the design. Since this method involves the necessary [...]
We are proud to announce that Basilisk has reached the finals of the BuiltWorld 2019 innovation contest. During the prepitch of this prestigious contest in Frankfurt, Basilisk was one of the 50 Start-ups (of over 1600 applications!), which were allowed to participate and had their chance to impress the expert jury. Now, 25 of them [...]
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!