2015.10.30 | Doosan Enpure
Doosan acquires Ros Roca IPR and know-how
As part of Doosan’s global sludge market strategy, Doosan Enpure is pleased to announce that it has acquired the ownership of the intellectual property rights and know-how for the Ros Roca waste treatment processes relating to food waste anaerobic digestion. Doosan Enpure acquired this intellectual property from the administrators of Imtech Water, Waste & Energy, which further strengthens Doosan’s sludge capability to offer EPC contracting and consultancy services for food waste anaerobic digestion developments both in the UK and overseas. The acquisition includes some major references for projects across Europe and Asia including Spain, Austria, Sweden, Portugal, the UK and the first food waste anaerobic digestion and in-vessel composting facility in Hong Kong.
In addition to the actual process and technology rights Doosan Enpure have also employed Kevin Clarke, as Head of Business Development – Waste & Energy, who previously represented Ros Roca developing food waste anaerobic digestion projects in the UK and overseas. Kevin brings with him a wealth of experience in this sector and will be responsible for ensuring Doosan Enpure’s business penetration in this market sector.
Avtar Jirh, Managing Director at Doosan Enpure Ltd said “We have been looking to expand our services and competitiveness for our clients to include food waste digestion generating renewable energy and therefore we are delighted to have secured the Ros Roca capability, which enhances our technology portfolio and offering to the market globally.”