TU Delft spin-off Inkless wins NU.nl Startup Award 2017

January 31, 2017

During the annual Big Improvement Day event, TU Delft spin-off Inkless received the Startup Award 2017 for their innovative ink-free printing technology from. Chief editor Gert-Jaap Hoekman from NU.nl said that the jury appreciated the company for "its revolutionary idea and for the impact that the company can generate for the way we interact with ink - and thus take care of the climate."

Inkless’ patented technology enables high resolution black‐and‐white printing without the use of ink. Cartridges, toners or special coatings are no longer necessary The printing of text, images and graphics can be applied to paper, labels and packaging surfaces. The innovative printing technology can be incorporated into existing production lines. This makes it a very effective and environment friendly printing technology for multiple markets: coding & marking devices, digital production printers, office and consumer printers.

Jurors Jan Andriessen (HENQ), Philippe Wits (a.s.r.), Diana Krieger (Soverin), Michael Huitema (CoC), Ben Woldring (Bencom), Suzanne Blotenburg (NUzakelijk / StartupJuncture) and Ralph Hesse (BID) realise that the startup will meet some challenges offering an alternative that may replace black ink cartridges.

Inventor of the technology Venkatesh Chandraseka, and Arnaud van der Veen founded the Delft start-up. They are proud that their product, which is now ready for the market, has been so well received. The entrepreneurs will now focus on getting the technology implemented with partners in the printing sector. This is how the startup Inkless, with its durable ink-free printing technology, will minimise operating costs, waste and CO2 emissions.

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