Fostering Water Innovation in Scotland

Welcome to the Hydro Nation Water Innovation Service

If you would like to keep up to date with news, events, support opportunities and more, please join us.

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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.

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.

Connect with us

Visit us - The Water Test Network will have an exhibition booth (11.306) during @Aquatech Amsterdam, where our team will explain their plans to establish a transnational network of testing facilities in #NWE.

Two weeks until our Wet Networks event in Glasgow. Sign up to hear about future proofing water assets from Peter Robinson CEng FICE from Scottish Canals, Jim Panton and water innovators. #ScottishEnterprise #HIE #waterinnovationscotland #hydronation

The 6th Hydro Nation annual report is now available and gives an update on the Hydro Nation initiatives including those under the theme of innovation through HNWIS, @WaterNetwork_EU and @SW_Horizons

Ready for our Water Tech Drop-in Day! 1 West Regent Street, Glasgow @scotent @HIEScotland #waterinnovationscotland

A great article showcasing Scotland’s investment in fostering innovation in water through various initiatives including @hnwis! Page 22!! @scotent @HIEScotland @GreenerScotland #waterinnovationscotland

“Data analytics is fast becoming one of the most important means of innovation by which the water sector can meet its targets” says Joe Roebuck , director @SEAMSLtd who will be chairing Data: Now & Beyond in Leeds in Oct . #DataInWater #Innovation

On the 12th September, Innovate UK are running a GCRF Demonstrate Impact Competition Briefing in Edinburgh. The event is focussed on a competition briefing for innovative projects that support the achievement of UN SDGs


Involved in water innovation? Come to Wet Networks on 2/10 in Glasgow "Futureproofing our Water Assets" after @wwtlive #waterscotland conf. Click the link for info and reg. @scotent @HIEScotland @GreenerScotland @eenscotland @ScottishEPA @scottish_water