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.

Connect with us

Scottish businesses developing innovative solutions for the water & wastewater markets can hear about the free package of support available from HNWIS by joining our webinar on 27/6 at the link below @scotent @HIEScotland @GreenerScotland @Hydro_Nation

Great morning at the #WaterTestNetwork breakfast networking event at #iwalet2019. Got to hear about some exciting innovations in Scotland!

Find out more about available support to companies developing innovative solutions for the water sector at Wednesday's free breakfast networking event @WaterNetwork_EU for a 1-2-1 with us please email @scotent @HIEScotland @GreenerScotland

Pipe corrosion and leakage is a major challenge to water companies too. Do you have or are you developing an innovative solution to mains leakage detection and management? If so, contact us! @CENSIS121 @scotent @HIEScotland #waterinnovationscotland

Join us and @WaterNetwork_EU at this free breakfast networking event in Edinburgh on 12/6 - find out more about the support available to companies developing innovative solutions for the water sector. @scotent @HIEScotland @GreenerScotland #waterinnovationscotland

If you are interested to join this networking session on Wednesday 12th June 2019 , please send an email to The event starts at 08.00 AM.

Innovation and investment often operate hand in hand. To help navigate potential sources of funding and advice, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise have prepared a thought piece and fact-sheet which you can find on our website.

All buzzed up at @AllEnergy in Glasgow! @KTNUK-iX highlighted current Innovation challenges & successes. We’d like to hear from Scottish companies developing technologies which can be transferred from energy sector to solve water sector challenges. Drop by the @scotent stand K10!