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The Water Hub – LIVE Opportunities: January – March 2019

In February and March 2019, The Water Hub has opened up two opportunities for businesses, creative thinkers, and practitioners to pitch and discuss new technology and products.

1. Pitch Your Product – February 2019

The Water Hub has an exciting opportunity for businesses to pitch their ‘at market’ products and services to the developer of “Follingsby MAX”.  They are looking to showcase some of your brilliant solutions in a one-day closed pitching session.  This is a competitive process. They will shortlist up to eight applicants to give a closed pitch to a panel of stakeholders on26th February 2019. If you have a solution to one of the challenges below, The Water Hub want to hear from you!

The Challenge– The Water Hub is looking for novel technologies that can be applied at scale to:

  • Improve hard-standing water management
  • Reduce water-related risk (e.g. leakage, bursts, supply disruptions, flooding)
  • Reduce or prevent pollution incidents (e.g. from spills, leaks, waste)
  • Improve building-level water efficiency (e.g. to reduce water bills)
  • Encourage water re-use.

Find out more about the opportunity and download an application form here:

2. RIPPLE – 21st March 2019

RIPPLE is The Water Hub’s first annual network event for businesses, creative thinkers, and practitioners; for those who want to create an impact in the water and environment sector and share our ambition for putting the North East at the heart of the global market in water technology innovation. The day will provide industry and government insight, cutting-edge innovation, real life examples, and inspiring talks from those influencing the sector in the North East and beyond. Prior to the event you can apply for the chance to:

  • Pitch your product;
  • Pitch your problem; or
  • Exhibit your technology

Find out more about the event, presentation opportunities and application process here: