WssTP Water Innovation Awards
In response to the market need for innovative solutions, WssTP is hosting the Water Innovation Awards 2018 with the 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!
WssTP Awards open their doors to diverse areas of expertise, as five different prize categories are featured, giving this way the opportunity to applicants to stand out in their respective fields of specialization.
The five prize categories of this edition are:
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.
Global Water Challenges Prize
Open to innovative initiatives that have contributed to achieving the water-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Eligibility and conditions
Any entity registered in a Member State of the European Union or Associate Country is now invited to submit innovative breakthrough solutions or technologies that are in line with the WssTP Water Vision and Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (WssTP SIRA) in any of these 5 categories. WssTP Cluster leaders will evaluate all the breakthrough solutions submitted, on the basis of their innovation, market potential, impact, replicability and exploitation strategy. The winning applications will be the innovations characterized as best practices in their field of application with high market potential.
In addition to the prestigious award itself, WssTP Awards winners will receive a marketing and communication support package from WssTP to promote your innovative product. The Winning SMEs will be rewarded with a 2 years’ free membership of WssTP.