About RGS


About RGS

RGS Development BV has been founded in 2000 as a spin-off from the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands - ECN. The company is located in a 1400 m2 facility in Broek op Langedijk, 30 minutes distance from Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Our specialists and researchers invent, develop and manufacture new and sustainable energy solutions for the steel, non-ferrous and glass industry amongst others.

The new products we develop are based on RGS’ unique silicon semiconductor casting technology for bulk- and nanostructured materials. The proprietary production process is based upon the casting of the liquid material on a solid substrate in a continuous process in one single step. In 2015 we were awarded with the FD Materials Champions Award for our performances.

RGS Development is supported by:

  • our founder Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands - ECN
  • recognized research institutions a.o. MESA+, DLR, Fraunhofer, CEA
  • industry partners such as Tata Steel, Ardagh Group, Airbus Safran Launchers

Unique technology

RGS Development uses its unique technology to produce structured semiconducting materials such as silicon alloy nano-powders and net-shape metal silicide components. These materials and components are applied in energy related markets such as Thermagy and improved energy storage using nano silicon material for the next generation Li-ion batteries.

Meet our team!