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IVACE launches the “Accelerathon Water Challenges” to select the best wastewater specialised start-up initiative

27-05-2020
IVACE, water treatment, challenge, Europe

The Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE), in collaboration with the Metalworking, Furniture, Wood, Packing and Similar Technologic Institute (AIDIMME) and the Network of Technologic Institutes of the Valencian Community (REDIT), has launched the “Accelerathon Water Challenges” initiative; an open innovation …

U.S.-Israel consortium launches $29.9 million initiative to develop water-energy technologies

12-03-2020
USA, Israel, water, energy, technology, research, water challenges

Jack Gilron (in grey hat) gives Northwestern students a tour of a desalination lab in Israel Northwestern University and BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), announced today the initiation of a U.S.-Israel consortium led by both universities for the development of new technologies to solve …

The Water Council and supporting sponsors announce third Tech Challenge competition

03-03-2020
The Water Council, Tech Challenge, innovation, solutions, technology, application, competition

The Water Council, along with corporate sponsors A. O. Smith Corporation, Badger Meter and Zurn, a Rexnord company, today announced the third Tech Challenge competition with focused topics on leak detection technologies and energy harvesting from water networks. The Tech Challenge was launched in 2018 to identify cutting-edge freshwater …

Editor’s pickIDA announces strategic partnership with Cape Town’s 2020 W12 Congress

26-11-2019
IDA, International Desalination Association, congress, Cape Town, challenges, water management

The International Desalination Association has announced its strategic partnership with the City of Cape Town for the 2020 W12 Congress, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre and the University of Western Cape from January 27-31, 2020. The W12 Congress will bring together city officials, academics, business executives, water …

Tokyo 2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition closed with renewed focus on interdisciplinary collaboration to address global water challenges

17-10-2018
Tokyo 2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, Netherlands, global water challenges

The Hague, Netherlands, 5 October 2018 - Our water future is in our hands. Under the theme “Shaping Our Water Future” the 2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition gathered leading international water professionals together in Tokyo, from 16 to 21 September 2018, to discuss and present solutions that can bring transformative …

Students shine, make a difference in society with engineering

02-08-2018
Students, engineering, IES Innovation Challenge for the Community 2018 awards, NED 2018 Prize Presentation Ceremony, EIC 2018

The National Engineers Day (NED) 2018 recently celebrated the best of youthful creativity and passion in making a difference to the society through engineering. Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance presented the Energy Innovation Challenge (EIC) 2018 and the IES Innovation Challenge for the Community 2018 awards to winning students at the NED …