MADRID, Wednesday, Sep. 20th – CEO & Co-Founder of Centraflow AS, Nader Behjat steps up to the awards stage at Repsol headquarters to receive the prestigious Repsol Foundation Entrepreneur Fund Award (6th Edition). Antonio Brufau, President of Repsol and The Repsol Foundation and Ignacio Egea, Vice-president of the Repsol Foundation, presented the award to Nader Behjat. Frank Schieldrop, CCO, and Cecilie Sælen, Advisor, were present to spectate the honorable acknowledgment.
Centraflow’s award-winning technology, the CE-Bond fluid diversion technology, is a device used down-hole during cementing operations of oil and gas wells. The CE-Bond diverts the fluid path while pumping, enhancing circumferential placement of the cement, which provides superior well integrity and safety.
”This is, for a young company like us, a tremendous recognition and achievement which has been executed in a short time by a dedicated Centraflow team. We are extremely grateful and proud to have been selected and awarded this prize from Repsol Foundation. This is a huge motivational boost to Centraflow moving forward”, Nader Behjat says.
The CE Bond technology was selected among 354 submissions. All of the awardees will participate in a uniquely designed full-year program sponsored by Repsol. This comprises of a direct financial contribution of €144.000 per year over two years for Centraflow. Furthermore, technical and legal advice, as well as mentoring, will be provided from senior Repsol representatives. The program also includes the latest research and case studies from top lecturers from renowned and leading universities around the world.
Every year, The Entrepreneur Fund selects four projects and four concepts/ideas as winners. They all stand out for being particularly innovative and disruptive in the fields of efficiency, digitalization, materials in the energy and chemical industries, distributed energy generation, and storage as well as within mobility sector.