Fostering Water Innovation in Scotland

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HNWIS provides support and opportunities for innovative businesses in Scotland to create and grow sustainable solutions for the global water and wastewater sector, helping Scotland’s transition to a net-zero emissions economy within a generation.

Established by the Scottish Government through Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, HNWIS works with innovative Scottish companies, particularly SMEs, and supports them along the innovation path to commercialisation.

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Join us today for our free webinar on how Scottish businesses with water & wastewater innovative solutions can access our free package of support




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Scottish businesses developing innovative solutions for water & wastewater markets can hear about our free package of support by joining our webinar on 20/2

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Innovative products, processes or concepts in the water sector - applications for the @InstWater Scottish Area Innovation Awards are now open. Submission deadline 6/3. #waterinnovationscotland #hydronation

UKWP's plan sets out the route to unlocking huge potential commercial opportunities in the global digital water market. Scottish companies are in a great position to play a major role in the market. #HIE #waterinnovationscotland #hydronation

Innovative technology companies working within the areas of informatics and circular economy will be presenting their ideas to potential investors and water professionals at the next HNWIS-supported Wet Networks event in Bristol on 12/2. Register here.

The digital revolution is transforming the water industry – and with that transformation comes tremendous commercial opportunities. In response to this, the UK Water Partnership have published a draft White Paper and Call to Action

2020 is Scotland’s Year of Coasts & Waters whilst celebrating our unrivalled shores, we would like to hear from companies developing innovative solutions in erosion control and flood protection who may be eligible for HNWIS support.