En 2009, Jorg Rijkschroeff a commencé à élaborer son idée: un chauffage pour terrasse, économe en énergie, sous forme de coussin. Une fois le concept du prototype réalisé, il a poursuivi son chemin.

2008

Idée Sit & Heat gagne le prix du concours du Ministère de l’Environnement.

2009

Sit & Heat reçoit le support de la Fondation kiEMT.

2010

Premier projet-pilote à la terrasse du Grand Café The Movies à Eindhoven.

2011

Sit & Heat gagne le prix d’innovation Jan Terlouw.

2012

Sit & Heat obtient des financements pour innovation à la PPM Oost (fonds de participation) et la Rabobank.

2013

Le Stade Sportif Philips a une primeur avec Sit & Heat.
Sit & Heat travaille de pair avec Studio BOMM à Milan (Design).
KIC inno-energy participe dans Sit & Heat Sports.

2014

Sit & Heat obtient un investissement de 250.000€.

2015

Sit & Heat lance le nouveau site web.

2016

Heracles Almelo et K.v.v. Quick Boys sont les premiers clubs de foot avec des business-seats chauffés par Sit & Heat.

Notre objectif: équiper une bonne partie du monde de Sit & Heat.

Dernièrement, Sit & Heat a gagné un certain nombre de prix, et s’est trouvé finaliste dans différents concours d’innovation et de business.

Ministry for Housing, Regional Development and the Environment (copy 1)

The first idea won € 10.000,-. The Ministry’s goal was to stimulate alternatives for current terrace heating.

Sustainable Eindhoven Foundation (copy 1)

In cooperation with the Sustainable Eindhoven Foundation we experienced the first pilot on the terrace of Grand Cafe de Movies in Eindhoven and in the Philips Soccer Stadium.

kiEMT Foundation (copy 1)

From the beginning the kiEMT Foundation has been involved in our project. The KiEMT Foundation supports and coaches us. Besides, the KiEMT Foundation has supplied the first pre-seed means.

Sprout Top 25 (copy 1)

In 2013 Jorg Rijkschroeff was listed in the Top 25 of Sprout entrepreneurs.

FD Gazellen (copy 1)

During the FD Awards Sit & Heat pitched as starter of the year in the region Gelderland-Overijssel.

Jan Terlouw Innovation Award (copy 1)

Sit & Heat won the Jan Terlouw Innovation Award with its first prototype. The Award is for the best innovation of East Netherlands

PPM Oost (copy 1)

Sit & Heat has been included in the program Gelderland for Innovations by PPM Oost.

Rabobank (copy 1)

The Rabobank Innovation Fund has granted Sit & Heat a loan allowing us to further develop Sit & Heat.

RNCT (copy 1)

The regional technology network of RNCT has assisted in further developing Sit & Heat.

New Venture Business Competition (copy 1)

Sit & Heat was the winner of round one, two and of the public award. This award has been won thanks to our Business Plan.

Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Core (copy 1)

Sit & Heat was finalist in London during Join Our Core, Business Competition for Social Enterprises.

Shell Livewire (copy 1)

Sit & Heat was finalist during the Shell Livewire Awards 2012

KIC Inno-energy (copy 1)

KIC Inno-energy participates in Sit & Heat Sports. Together with KIC we are developing a new technology. Besides, it assists Sit & Heat in creating and monitoring intellectual property.

SME Innovation Top 100 (copy 1)

More than 300 entrepreneurs registered to obtain a spot in the Innovation Top 100. We are proud of reaching the 52 place!