EU projects – Technology Scouting – Business Innovation

Meet our team: Michael ten Donkelaar

Michael joined AMIRES in July 2020 as Programme Manager in the domain of Energy and Flexible Electronics.

He has a degree in Environmental Science from Wageningen University in the Netherlands and has 20 years of consulting and research experience in different positions in the Czech Republic and in the Netherlands. He is an experienced project manager of EU funded R&D projects in the field of energy conservation, renewable energy and sustainable transport. 

In AMIRES, Michael is managing the RoLA-FLEX project (addressing Innovative manufacturing processes for flexible photovoltaics and wearable displays), the BOOSTER project (Boost Of Organic Solar Technology for European Radiance) and is responsible for project proposal preparation.

About his work he said:

“The scope of work is really broad, and you get involved in many innovative R&D projects focusing on cutting-edge technologies. The team spirit at AMIRES is excellent, focused on getting work done but always with time for informal gatherings “ 

After work Michael likes to spend time with his family, go for a cycling tour or read a good book.