Water Innovators Wanted!
The Water Council offers programs to help students, researchers, entrepreneurs and professionals get to the next stage of development--from unproven ideas to commercial viability, from seed funding to visibility. The Water Tech Hub is your portal for all of our application-based competitions and challenges. It provides you a convenient hub for learning about and applying to open challenges to advance your freshwater technology. Then, through our global network of researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators and partners, we serve as the conduit between your idea and the marketplace.
TECH CHALLENGE: ANTI-FOULING, ANTI-SCALE, ANTI-CORRISION COATINGS, MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
Apply by May 9
Tech Challenge is seeking innovative solutions to reduce scale, corrosion and fouling for pipes, tanks, valves and other equipment that comes in contact with water.
Tech interests: Solutions are sought for the following types of potential applications: • Cooling towers and systems • Water and wastewater piping in buildings • Boilers and water circulation systemsLearn More
Apply by April 25
Pilot Program funders seek solutions to address intelligent stormwater green infrastructure, stormwater quality, stormwater quantity, private property inflow and infiltration, plant process technology or other related water technology applications not listed.
Tech interests: Selected projects must address specific challenges identified by the funding entities while maintaining a cost-efficient, scalable and deployable model.Learn More
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