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CEO, Eddytec


Dr. Alina Chanaewa is the CEO and co-founder of Eddytec, a company that is on a mission to transform non-destructive testing for carbon fibre composites by making it fast and simple. Alina has over 15 years of experience in academic and industrial research and development. Prior to founding Eddytec in 2022, she was leading the development and productization of direct air capture technology at Skytree, a Dutch scale-up company.

About Eddytec:

Eddytec is a spin-out from the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Eddytec’s ambition is to transform defect detection in carbon fibre composites making it fast, simple and affordable. The technology is based on eddy currents and allows for easy detection of cracks and imperfections in a variety of applications including manufacture and maintenance of aircraft, wind turbines and cars. Eddytec’s sensor and software solution reduces measurement time and complexity of data collection and enables technical personnel with various levels of experience to interpret the results increasing usability. The benefits of Eddytec’s product is that it can reduce waste during manufacturing, simplify maintenance and safely extend the lifetime of materials. With that it will contribute to an efficient use of our resources while reducing cost and complexity.