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Outside the box
Eurostars Green Summer Event 2017
Two WIN Water innovation companies (SansOx & Aqua-Q) have already won the WssTP innovation award – is it your turn now?
Cleantech matchmaking 4 May 2017-04-12
Win € 500,000 and bring your green business plan to market
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Outside the box

Today it was made official that Mehrdad Mahdjoubi and Orbital Systems raised 15 million dollar to take their showers out on the global market. Orbital was the first innovation company in WIN Water five years ago, and we are extremely impressed and proud of their journey.

Mehrdad told us at the last WIN Partner Meeting, that their vision is to save and reuse fresh water – not only in showers, but in all water-consuming parts of a home, hotel, and other domestic situations.

We hope to see other future products from Orbital Systems that save water and energy. And take the opportunity, once again, to congratulate Orbital and Mehrdad!

The team at Orbital are really good at thinking outside the box and are doing a lot of things differently from others. Soon we will enjoy Easter holiday, and I hope that you take the opportunity to think about what you can do different, and in what aspects you are inside a box you might want to get out of.
The Swedish comedian Johan Glans is brilliant in a very funny way when he challenges us to think how it would be if Easter was invented today. See the one minute monologue here (in Swedish) and please tell me if it didn’t make you smile.
We look forward to seeing you on the next Partner Meeting in Lund on May 11! Focus this time will be on strategic business mingling, matchmaking, and how to reach your vision.
We wish you a Happy Easter with your near and dear ones!

Sign up for the next partner meeting today!

Eurostars Green Summer Event 2017 - matchmaking to find international collaborators for your innovative green projects

The Eurostars Green Summer Event May 31 2017 is a full day event with matchmaking, inspirational talks and information about Eurostars. All participants will have the opportunity to book One-on-One meetings. It is a joint venture between VINNOVA (the Swedish Innovation Agency), the Netherlands Enterprise Agency RVO, Enterprise Europe Network and Eurostars NPCs.
The event is aimed at innovative SMEs within the cleantech and eco-innovation sectors, involved in developing technology for new products, processes or services. It will focus on opportunities that the Eurostars programme can offer small businesses and RTD institutes.

There is a limited number of participants.
Register for the event
Two WIN Water innovation companies (SansOx & Aqua-Q) have already won the WssTP innovation award – is it your turn now?

The WssTP Awards are prestigous awards that aim to support the implementation of the WssTP Water Vision “the value of water: towards a future-proof model for a European water-smart society” by raising the visibility of new innovative water-related approaches, solutions, and technologies with high market or high value application potential!

There will be 4 prize categories:
SME prize: 
Open to SMEs that are innovative both in terms of the solutions and the technologies they create and the way they market themselves and/or their solutions.

Water Technology & infrastructure prize: 
Open to innovative technologies related to all aspects of the water cycle.

Digital Water prize:
Open to any solutions providing digital value to water.

Water Governance prize:
Open to proven successful governance solutions.

Entries will stay open until the 1st of May 2017!

Cleantech matchmaking May 4 2017

Leading industry company seeking for innovations or cleantech entrepreneur? This event is all about mingle and matchmaking and is a part of #gbgtechweek.
Register and read more here.

Win € 500,000 and bring your green business plan to market

Green start-ups from all over the world can submit their promising sustainable business plans. The winner will receive €500,000 to further develop the product or service, and to bring it to market. The runner-up will receive €200,000. Submitting an entry is free of charge.
Read more here.
Latest information on water reuse

In collaboration with the EU Maltese presidency, the MEP Water Group convened a successful public session on ‘Water Reuse – an effective tool to address water scarcity‘ on the 7th of March at the European Parliament. The session was chaired by Esther de Lange, President of the MEP Water Group and hosted five high-level panellists, who presented their own perspectives on why water-reuse is a valuable solution to address water scarcity, adaptation to climate change and implement circular economy.
You can find presentations from the March 7 EU MEP Water Reuse Session here.
Upcoming events
11 May Partner meeting WIN Water
31 May Eurostars Green Summer Event 2017
7-8 June TAG meeting in Malmö
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