Fostering Water Innovation in Scotland

Welcome to the Hydro Nation Water Innovation Service

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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.

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RT @scotgovenergy: Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund launched by @PaulWheelhouse

Up to £10m to help commercial deployment of tidal projects. #Tidal #TidalEnergy #renewableenergy

It was wonderful to see the great turnout yesterday for the #Hydronation launch event, as our Global Water Leader, @markfletcharup, started the session, bringing together innovative Scottish water companies #waterinnovationscotland @HNWIS_Scot

Thank you to @WaterNetwork_EU and @scottish_water for participating in our event yesterday.

Innovation Challenge launched at ⁦@HNWIS_Scot⁩ event - ‘Effective and reliable point of use water treatment for organic rich surface waters’. If you have a solution please get in touch with ⁦the #HNWIS team

At the @HNWIS_Scot ‘Fostering Innovation in Scotland’ .. with proceedings started by @markfletcharup @ArupUKIMEA #innovation #water

Clare Dolley gave excellent and candid insight into the challenges facing SMEs intaking products to market.

Excited to be sharing the stage with my colleagues from @WaterNetwork_EU at the launch of @HNWIS_Scot Scotland! I will be talking about how @scottish_water Development Centres are open to help support SME's with pilot testing turn ideas and products to a commercial realty.

An excellent turnout at our Hydro Nation Water Innovation Service event in Glasgow. Insight and discussion from many perspectives around the challenges and opportunities in fostering water innovation in Scotland and beyond. #waterinnovationscotland