Meet the Dutch water sector at Singapore International Water Week

Daily tours at the pavilion, pitches on resilient cities & circular economy, 15 companies to connect with...the Netherlands Pavilion has a lot to offer! From 8 to 11 July the Dutch water sector is present at the Singapore International Water Week, the World Cities Summit and the Clean Enviro Summit Singapore. We invite you to come and meet us, participate in the programme and make the connection with the Dutch water sector. You can find us at the Cities Solutions Expo Singapore, booth number B2-M32

Worldwide issues like climate change, population growth and migration put more and more pressure on our water resources and our living environment. In the Netherlands we believe that to find solutions to these issues we have to work together and come up with an integrated approach. We invite you to team up with us. Let's work together to create a circular economy and resilient cities. We are looking forward to welcoming you in the Netherlands Pavilion at the City Solutions Expo. 

Meet our participants!

Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) - Aquatech Global Events - Berghof Membrane Technology - Deltares - Duvalco B.V. - ENVAQUARoyal Eijkelkamp - Urban Farming Partners - Paques -
ReCirc Singapore - Royal HaskoningDHV - City of Rotterdam - Villagepump BV - Water Alliance - Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP)

Other Dutch companies present at the EXPO: Arcadis (L1-N28), CirTec B.V. (B2-C26), DMT Environment Technology (B2-D22), PWNT (L1-H28), Optiqua (B2-K25) and Nijhuis Industries (B2-P16), .

You are also invited to visit the pavilion of the Embassy of the Netherlands at the Clean Enviro Summit Singapore, L1-H33 . And in this overview you can find all the presentations of Dutch organisations at the SIWW Convention.

Programme Netherlands Pavilion

Subject to change (last update: 26 June 2018)

Date Time Programme part
Sunday 8 July 19:00 - 21:00 Kick-off meeting Netherlands delegates at the National Museum of Singapore 

During the kick-off meeting the water-exhibition ‘’Where Will We Go’’ by photographer and World Press Photo winner Kadir van Lohuizen will be opened

Monday 9 July 14:00 - 15:00 Tour Netherlands Pavilion
  15:00 - 16:30

High Level Dialogue Session - ‘On our way to COP24’
Chaired by Mr. Henk Ovink Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands

This session is part of the Resilient Cities Leaders of Amsterdam International Water Week. The focus of the dialogue is on Climate, Water and the City. On their way to COP24 resilient city leaders will share stepping stones and best practices. See this leaflet for more information on the session.

14.45 – 15.00 Registration and matchmaking

15.00 – 15.10 Session OPENING by moderator Mr. Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs

15.10 – 15.45 CITY CASES by Amsterdam, Tirana, Urban Farming Singapore and 44 cities Poland

15.45 – 15.55 On our way to COP24 by Mr. Tomasz Chruszczow, COP24 Special Envoy for Climate Change & Mr. Henk Ovink

15.55 – 16.00 AIWW 2018 Summit in Rotterdam by Mr. Menno M. Holterman, Chairman AIWW

16.00 – 16.15 HIGH LEVEL DIALOGUE moderated by Mr. Henk Ovink

16.15 – 16.30 Plenary discussion; reflections & conclusions moderated by Mr. Henk Ovink

16.30 – 16.35 Group photo

16.35 – 18.00 Networking reception

Please register here 

For further information:
Edyta Wisniewska, 

Tuesday 10 July 11:00 - 12:00 Tour Netherlands Pavilion
  12:30 - 13:00 Lunch pitches Circular Economy
  13:30 - 15:30 Matchmaking event Enterprise Europe Network and IPI Singapore
  16:00 - 18:00

Networking reception
Hosted by NWP in collaboration with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Singapore.

16.00: Arrival of guests
16.15: Opening remarks by Her Excellency Ambassador Margriet Vonno
16.20: Key note by Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam
16.25: From Singapore to Amsterdam, a brief update on the Amsterdam International Water Week by Mr Menno Holterman, Chairman of the AIWW Managing Board
16.30: The way forward; wrap up by Mr. Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Kingdom of The Netherlands

Moderator: Mrs. Karin van Nistelrode, Netherlands Water Partnership (host of Netherlands Pavilion)

Wednesday 11 July 08:30 - 09:30 Networking breakfast meeting with EUBA delegates
  11:00 - 12:00 Tour Netherlands Pavilion
  12:30 -13:00 Lunch pitches Integrated Solutions
  13:30 - 14:30 RHDHV (Aquasuite): Meeting with delegation Perpamsi (Indonesia) 



Programme activities of the Embassy of the Netherlands

Seminar – Circular Industrial Parks in Asia
Date: Wednesday 11 July 2018
Time: 11.30-2.00pm (including networking lunch) Location:Marina Bay Sands Expo and ConventioCentreLevel 4, Room 4403&4404


  • Her Excellency Ambassador Margriet Vonno
  • Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam
  • Mr. Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director, Centre of Liveable Cities, MND

For more information please visit

Seminar - Circular Economy: Transboundary Solutions for Smart Cities
Date: Wednesday 11 July 2018
Time: 2.45- 5.30 PM (including network reception)
Location: Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Level 4, Room 4403&4404


  • Her Excellency Ambassador Margriet Vonno
  • GOH Mr Ronnie Tay, Chief Executive Officer of the National Environment Agency
  • Mr Joan Prummel, Rijkswaterstaat, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Policy
  • Dr Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen, Coordinator Public Private Partnership ReCirc and CTO Witteveen+Bos 

    For more information please visit or send an e-mail to

Meet the Dutch for Circular Economy solutions
Interested to learn more about circular economy and partnering with Dutch experts? Visit our booth at the Clean Enviro Summit Singapore 2018! Location: Clean Enviro Summit Singapore 2018, L1-H33

These activities are co-organized by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.


Participants Netherlands Pavilion (booth B2 - M32)


Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW)
The Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) is a global movement towards a sustainable water environment. This biennial event gathers experts from cities, industries, and utilities from all over the world to combine real-life water cases with innovative solutions. And so creating a circular and resilient water environment in high-density living areas. In 2017 we hosted the fourth edition of this event and we are looking forward to the next edition (our fifth anniversary) from 4 to 8 November 2019. | | @AmsterdamIWW


Aquatech Global Events
Aquatech Global Events is world's leading trade exhibitions for process, drinking and waste water. Aquatech Global Events present a platform for knowledge transfer and a catalyst to help disseminate expertise and enhance education. We offer water technology professionals the opportunity to share experiences on reducing water consumption, preventing contamination and treating industrial waste water. With the challenges facing the water sector we need to work even closer than before with all sectors of the industry! | | @aquatech


Berghof Membrane Technology
Berghof Membrane Technology GmbH (BMT), part of the Berghof Group, is the leading manufacturer of tubular membranes for the filtration and separation of process streams and wastewater in a variety of industries including dairy, landfills, food & beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, and oil & gas.

BMT products are manufactured to the highest quality standards in the company’s fully automated facility in Eningen, Germany. With more than 50 years of experience and over 1,000 installed systems across the globe, Berghof Membranes prides itself on the robustness, flexibility, energy-efficiency and superior quality of its external filtration membranes and solutions.

When it comes to membrane filtration, think outside the box and contact Berghof Membranes today. |


Deltares is an independent institute for applied research in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure. Throughout the world, we work on smart solutions, innovations and applications for people, environment and society. Our main focus is on deltas, coastal regions and river basins. Managing these densely populated and vulnerable areas is complex, which is why we work closely with governments, businesses, other research institutes and universities at home and abroad. Our motto is Enabling Delta Life.
Knowledge is our core business.
Deltares is based in The Netherlands.

NUSDeltares brings together the best of two leading institutions, the National University of Singapore and the Dutch applied research institute Deltares, to address the most pressing water and soil issues confronting the world today.

From Singapore base, we are well placed to work across the South-East Asian region and beyond. | | @deltares


Duvalco B.V.
The name Duvalco B.V. stands for Dutch Valve Company which has produced butterfly valves since 1956 in the Netherlands.

Our business is:

  • Designing and constructing our own Duvalco standard and non-standard butterfly valves
  • Repairing butterfly valves and seat rings of any brand or make
  • Supplying spare parts for butterfly valves, either singly or as sets, fully machined and ready to fit
  • Expanding valves range to hi performance butterfly valves, rubber bonded gate valves, metal seated gate valves, check valves and air valves
  • Expand product range to include associated fittings and accessories used in pipeline |


ENVAQUA connects Dutch technology companies that realize a future-proof, circular economy and is the contact point for questions and challenges of stakeholders. ENVAQUA contributes positively to increasing the earning power and export opportunities of its members and collaborates with its partners to promote innovation and knowledge development. ENVAQUA is the platform for innovative, integrated technological solutions for a future-proof circular economy. As a Dutch trade association for suppliers and producers of environmental and water technology, ENVAQUA represents 125 leading member companies worldwide with a combined turnover of EUR 4.2 billion and 20.000 FTE. | | @envaqua


Royal Eijkelkamp
Personal attention and a unique range of solutions: for more than 100 years, this has been our trademark at Royal Eijkelkamp. Royal Eijkelkamp has been devising, developing, producing and delivering smart solutions for soil and water projects worldwide since 1911. Royal Eijkelkamp has quite a range on offer for:

  •  Soil sampling and monitoring
  • Water sampling and monitoring
  • Environmental research equipment
  • Remediation equipment
  • Sonic drilling rigs and tooling
  • Brand new inventions for environmental soil screening

Royal Eijkelkamp consists of the companies: Eijkelkamp Soil & Water, Eijkelkamp SonicSampdrill, Eijkelkamp Geopoint SoilSolutions and Eijkelkamp Academy. | | @RoyalEijkelkamp


Urban Farming Partners 
Taking Food to the Next Level
With millions of square meters in the built-up areas to serve as fertile ground, urban farming in Singapore has every chance of growing into an exemplary, sustainable and profitable solution.

Urban Farming Partners, a group of experts in the fields of horticulture (Rijk Zwaan, Priva, DryHydroponics and VDH Poly greenhouses), water and energy (Allied Waters), logistics (Greenport Company), Liveable Cities (KuiperCompagnons), business development, legal structures and training and education (Kneppelhout & Korthals and Kenlog), are working together with the Dutch Government. This combined knowledge, expertise and skills ensures our added value to develop integrated food chains through our Urban Farming product.

UFP has joined forces with HSL, an infrastructure construction company in the ASEAN region, Edible Garden City, a local champion in the grow-your-own-food movement and Nanyang Technological University. Together they will develop a large scale integrated commercial farm in HSL’s existing building. |


For more than 35 years, Paques has been one of the world’s leading companies in the field of development and construction of cost-effective purification systems for water, wastewater and gases, based on innovative biotechnology. With over 2,550 reference installations worldwide, Paques has helped companies and municipalities to contribute to one of the major challenges of today: to reduce their water and carbon footprints and reclaim valuable resources. The biogas produced by the wastewater treatment plants can be used as green energy in boilers or gas engines. Besides the headquarters in The Netherlands, Paques has subsidiaries and/or production locations in Russia, China, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, United States of America, India, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. In many other countries, Paques is represented by licensed partners. This ensures local presence and the best service for our clients worldwide. | | @paquesbalk


ReCirc Singapore
ReCirc Singapore is a Netherlands based Public-Private Cooperation providing integrated resource recovery solutions for zero waste nations. 14 partner companies and organizations specialized in consultancy, planning, design, (institutional) management and solution providing joined forces and capabilities the provide sustainable and cost effective solutions for closing the waste loop in for example Singapore. The specialized services focus on:

  • Incinerated Bottom Ash and Fly Ash Treatment and Building Material Recycling
  • Sorting, Separating, Segregating Management
  • Smart E-waste Recycling
  • High Tech Packaging and Plastic Waste Recycling
  • Integrated Recovery of Renewable Energy and Resources from Water and Sludge
  • Food Waste Management and Resource Recovery

Royal HaskoningDHV
Royal HaskoningDHV has been making a world of difference in people’s lives since 1881. As an independent international engineering consultancy and technology provider our 6,000 professionals have been working with clients and partners to contribute to improving living circumstances around the world. In the field of water we create sustainable solutions that safeguard the quality and security of our water. In this exhibition we present the biological wastewater treatment technology Nereda®, the zero-waste technology Crystalactor®, sludge digestion solution Ephyra®, sludge pre-treatment technology Themista®, and our Aquasuite® Smart Water solutions. | | @RHDHV



City of Rotterdam
Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands, within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270, when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river, after which people settled around it for safety. A major logistic and economic centre, Rotterdam is Europe's largest port, with a population of 633,471 (2017), the second-largest in the Netherlands. Rotterdam is known for the Erasmus University, its riverside setting, lively cultural life, and maritime heritage. The near-complete destruction of the city centre in the World War II Rotterdam Blitz has resulted in a varied architectural landscape. | @rotterdam | @RDCrotterdam


Villagepump BV 
Villagepump BV of the Netherlands has become an important player worldwide in the design, manufacturing and selling of innovative water purifiers for rural, suburban and disaster-struck areas. We have already shipped more than 400 units world wide, including to customers like BRAC, Unicef and Solidarites International. Our unique hand powered Villagepump 500 delivers safe, clean drinking water from almost any fresh water source, without the need for external energy. Each self-cleaning unit can serve up to 250 people, complying to WHO-standards for removal of bacteries, viruses and turbidity. Low cost, low maintenance and plug-and-play! |


Water Alliance
Water Alliance is a unique partnership of public and private companies, government agencies and knowledge institutes involved in the Dutch water technology. We focus on innovative and sustainable water technology that can be used worldwide and support enterprises in the water technology industry in terms of (international) matchmaking, networking and business development. Water Alliance is partner in business at WaterCampus Leeuwarden. WaterCampus Leeuwarden stimulates cooperation between (inter)national businesses, educational institutes and governments within the water technology sector, in order to create synergy for world class innovation, education and entrepreneurship. This strengthens the global position of the European water technology Hub. | | @WaterAllianceNL


Netherlands Water Partnership 
The Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) is your gateway to the Dutch Water Sector and your point of information when looking for water-related solutions from the Netherlands.
The Netherlands Water Partnership is your connection to the
right water expertise in the Netherlands, whether this concerns technological, organizational, financial or environmental questions in relation to water. Expertise in the entire water chain: from source to all possible water-users, from use to recycling and re-use, from solutions at sea to remote sensing from space.
The Netherlands Water Partnership is an independent network of more than 200 Dutch organizations active world-wide. More than half are companies, others are knowledge institutes, public authorities and NGOs.
The Dutch approach is an integrated one, that builds toward long- term sustainability. These are not just words. Water has become embedded in the genes of the Dutch. For over a thousand years the Dutch have been reclaiming and defending land from the sea. A skill that goes hand in hand with water management, spatial planning, water supply and water quality. A history that revolves around ages of innovation and adaptation to water. See at how the Dutch water sector balances what is needed with what is affordable and manageable.
If you are looking for solutions and propositions on water that work, contact the Netherlands Water Partnership.  | | @HollandWater


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