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CTO, Ebusco BV

Biography :

Mr Tjaard Sijpkes has been Chief Technology Officer at Ebusco since 2017. A graduate of Delft Technical University in mechanical engineering, he has been involved in the development of military vehicles and aircraft landing gear (including the world first introduction of composite materials) in large international programs. Tjaard has held positions as Technology & Engineering Director, CTO, and Head of Technology at leading companies in the aviation and automotive sector. Tjaard is member of the Advisory Board for several research establishments and innovation advisor and associate professor at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering of the Technical University of Delft, with lectures on influence of the systematic change on the system design with focus on the energy transition.

About Ebusco :

Ebusco is dedicated to the development, production, and bringing to market of fully electric city and regional buses and the associated ecosystem. Our goal is to contribute to a better and healthier living environment by making sustainable, emission-free transport of people the standard.