The podcast Up!Rotterdam interviewed Lucas Janssen about the journey that CEAD is and has been for the last nine years. Up!Rotterdam showcases the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem of Rotterdam and its surroundings. Click on the widget below or head to Spotify to listen to the conversation between Lars Crama and Lucas.

In 2014, along with Maarten Logtenberg, Lucas set out on this journey from a garage, fueled by their dream of designing and building cutting-edge machines. Fast forward nine years, CEAD has become a global leader in large-scale 3D printing, operating from a 3,000-square-meter facility in Delft.

Lucas holds a Master’s degree in Integrated Product Design from Delft, and when he’s not leading CEAD, you can often find him pursuing his passion for surfing or kiting.

In this episode, we’ll cover the following topics:

  • Product market fit in large scale 3D printing;
  • Managing teams in an international setting;
  • Tips for landing a 1M Euro EU grant Links mentioned: