Danny Pattyn


Senior partner and Managing Director of POROMETER nv and POROMETER Ltd

Danny (co) founded Benelux Scientific in 2001 after more than 10 years of experience in the field of scientific instrumentation. From the beginning, Benelux Scientific was engaged in service and troubleshooting for the Coulter porometers and later on became the European distributor for Porous Materials Inc (PMI). For many years Danny and his team team supported their customers and acquired a true understanding of porometers and their applications (and limitations).

In 2007 Benelux Scientific developed POROLUX™ porometers in partnership with IB-FT GmbH, a Berlin based engineering company. Since 2012, all commercial activities for the POROLUX™ porometers have been transferred to a newly created company POROMETER nv.

Danny has been the driving force behind POROMETER. Together with his team he has created the reference instrument in through pore size characterisation with more than 150 units in the market and many satisfied customers all over the world.

Danny holds a degree in chemical engineering from Technical University of Oostende and an MBA from Vlerick Management School.