About us

Redefining our energy economy

Kvasir was built on a vision that we can eliminate carbon emissions from heavy transportation, by harnessing natural and abundant sources of biomass that do not compete with food.

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About us

Experienced inventors with a strong passion

Our team includes the inventor of the proprietary liquefaction technology and strong competencies in sustainable development and oil and shipping.

Meet the team

A visionary team

Kvasir Technologies is governed by a professional board of directors and managed by experienced and qualified leaders

Christian Kjeldgaard Andersen

Christian Kjeldgaard Andersen

Head of Engineering

Joachim Bachmann Nielsen

Joachim Bachmann Nielsen

CEO & Co-founder

Ayo Nelson Fury

Ayo Nelson Fury

Assistant Chemist

Christian Ejersbo Strebel

Christian Ejersbo Strebel

Head of R&D

Birgitte Bjerregaard

Birgitte Bjerregaard

HR & Internal Communication Director

Anders Bak Kristoffersen

Anders Bak Kristoffersen

COO & Co-founder

Susanne Tolstrup

Susanne Tolstrup

Head of Communications and Public Affairs

Michael Vest Petersen

Michael Vest Petersen

Technician

Anders Jensen

Anders Jensen

Senior Research Chemist

Nikolaos Montesantos

Nikolaos Montesantos

Senior Chemical Engineer

René Østergaard Palne

René Østergaard Palne

CFO

Maibritt Kirkeby

Maibritt Kirkeby

Project Controller

Christian Bavnhøj Hansen

Christian Bavnhøj Hansen

Multimedia Designer

Jesper Gommesen

Jesper Gommesen

Demo Plant Manager

Maria Lauritsen

Maria Lauritsen

Laborant

Asams Nelliparambil Jayan

Asams Nelliparambil Jayan

Lead Process Engineer

Helle Petersen

Helle Petersen

Financial Controller

Varan Pathmanathan

Varan Pathmanathan

Senior Marketing Consultant

The Board

Lars Clausen

Lars Clausen

Chairman of the board

Mette Fløe

Mette Fløe

Board Member

Nikolaj Kristensen

Nikolaj Kristensen

Board Member

Our story

Background and history

Kvasir Technologies has brought together a team with decades of relevant industrial experience, and with 10  years of intensive research backing up our technology we are ready to scale.

Our history is outlined in the illustration below:

2012-2017: Academic research

Proof of concept work at the Technical University of Denmark

  • Proof of concept
  • Kvasir’s process invented and patent applied for (later granted)
  • Industrywide research participation from Maersk, MAN Energy Solutions, Haldor Topsoe, and Ørsted
  • Production scale: Milliliters

2018-2019: Kvasir is founded

R&D, process optimization and preparing for scale-up

  • Kvasir incorporated as a univeristy spin-out: 2018
  • Multiple research grants secured
  • Partnership with future customer DS Norden in ShippingLab
  • Process optimization and securing IP agreement with university

2020-2023: Piloting and scalability

Continuous pilot studies

  • Proof of scalability
  • Pilot studies in Iowa, USA
  • Seed funding and new patents applied for
  • Colaboration with Alfa Laval and part of Innovation House.
  • MoU signed with Spanish EPC Duro Felguera for the construction of a demo plant.
  • Production scale: Liters

2024: Demonstration plant

Scale-up and commercialization

  • 2 ton oil per day demonstration plant based on converting agricultural waste residues
  • Ship trials scheduled with Kvasir’s bio fuel
  • Production scale: 500 – 1000 ton p.a.