Fostering Water Innovation in Scotland

Welcome to the Hydro Nation Water Innovation Service

The deadline for technical support was the 31st May 2021 and the portal for expressions of interest is now closed. Support for innovation to the Water Sector is evolving, and the Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise are exploring options for future support from HNWIS; we will provide more detail as soon as we can. Meantime, our HNWIS team can provide access to a wide range of innovation, business and technical specialists who are on hand to discuss your innovation initiatives and routes to funding and other support services which may be available.

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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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Find out how @HNWIS_Scot supported @ncimb to undertake Product Readiness Assessments for two new effluent testing solutions from offshore platforms.

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This is the final week to apply for free technical support from @HNWIS_Scot before the 31st of May 2021 deadline. If you’re an innovative Scottish company looking for support apply here:

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Heading to @COP26 in November @HNWIS_Scot and @scotent recently hosted a webinar to discuss how water companies are approaching Net Zero, the Circular Economy and available support. View the recording click here:

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The Water Breakthrough Challenge is officially open for entries! Check out the Entrant Handbook today Get inspired by the Innovation in Water Challenge winners below – good luck with your entries!

Calling all innovators from any sector: the #Water Breakthrough Challenge is officially open for entries – and you could win up to £10 million!

Join the Net-Zero and Circular Economy webinar with @HNWIS_Scot/@scotent tomorrow Thu 6 May @ 12:00

Pre @COP26 how are water companies approaching Net Zero, Circular Economy thinking and available support to businesses in Scotland?

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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.

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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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