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, 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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As we approach @COP26 the next @HNWIS_Scot / @scotent webinar is on Thu 6th May at 12:00, themed around net-zero, the circular economy and how water companies are approaching Net Zero targets.

Join here:

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Read more about Advanced Sampling Process Instruments Limited (ASPI) In-Process Liquid Sampler, to discover how it improves resource efficiency and reduces costs

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📢How should the water sector tackle the challenges of the future?

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿We've launched a public consultation on our Vision for the whole water sector in England by 2050 and are interested in hearing your views

ℹ️ Have your say:

The final date to apply to @HNWIS_Scot for technical support is 31st May 2021. Apply here:

Speak to us directly at the HNWIS Virtual Drop-in Day on Wed 24 February. Book here:

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Join our @HNWIS_Scot Virtual Drop-In Day on Wed 24th Feb.

Delighted to have Ruth McNeil from @WaterNetwork_EU providing an expert view on routes and opportunities for product testing. Book a slot here:

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Ofwat has established a £200 million Innovation Fund to grow the water sector’s capacity to innovate .

Find out how you could potentially unlock a key funding stream for your business here:

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Season’s Greetings from the @HNWIS_Scot team!

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On 18 January 2021, the first round of the Innovation in Water Challenge (IWC) will open for entries led by water companies. The deadline for entries will be 12 noon (GMT) on 26 February 2021.

Find out more

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