Public votes for best innovation at Aquatech Amsterdam
Twelve innovative technologies have been nominated as best exhibited products or services at the upcoming edition of the Aquatech Amsterdam trade show. New is the Aquatech Community Award based on an online public voting.
The Aquatech trade show will take place from 2 – 5 November in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Organiser RAI Amsterdam is proud to be back with the live edition of the water technology trade show in Amsterdam. It developed a strategy with preventive measures to protect exhibitors and visitors against the Covid-virus. The show will be a little smaller compared to the 2019-edition but it will have an even greater focus on innovations in the global water treatment technology sector. Some items in the programme include the Innovation Awards, the Holland Innovation Park and the additional Aquatech Innovation Forum on 1 November.
Throughout the week there will be many sessions at the AquaStage on the exhibition floor, on topics such as desalination, digital water, industrial water and water quality. At the same time, the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) Conference will be held with an online programme on 1-2 November and a live programme on 3-5 November.
The Aquatech Innovation Award once again sets out to recognize world-class innovation and technologies that have the potential to disrupt the global water market. This year a total of 12 innovative technologies have been selected by an expert jury across five categories. New this year is the category Green Chemicals for Water to address the need for the water sector to replace its often used carbon-based chemicals by nature-based alternatives.
The twelve nominees are:
Category: Innovation - not yet to market
● Autonomic Inspection Robot – Submerge
● Water LOC Series - Clearwater Sensors
Category: Waste Water Treatment
● CLC for decentralised water provision - Nijhuis Saur Industries & Semilla Sanitation
● Floating Layer Remover - Rolapac
● Sonixed - Hydro Volta
Category: Transport and Process & Control
● GoAigua SARS Analytics - Global Omnium Idrica, SLU
● Hawle.Live KEY - Hawle Service
Category: Water Supply
● BIO-310 UV LED Reactor - Typhon Treatment Systems
● B-Free - DuPont Water Solutions
● Droople iLink – Droople.
Category: Green Chemicals for Water
● OARP Omya Advanced Remineralization Process - Omya International
● Wasser 3.0 detect | remove | reuse - Wasser 3.0
Also new at this 2021-edition is the public voting for the Innovation Awards. At previous edition all winners were selected by an expert jury. This year sees the launching the Aquatech Community Award that allows water tech professionals to vote for their own favourite innovation – the popular vote. The entry with the highest number of votes receives the Aquatech Innovation – Community Award.
Everybody is invited to go to the special landing page and vote for their personal favourite out of the twelve nominees. The announcement of all winners, including the overall winner, will take place during the live opening ceremony on Monday 1 November.