2012 BlueTech Forum Showcase Winners Part Of Debut WEFTEC Innovation Pavilion
The 2012 BlueTech Forum Showcase Winners — Ecolyse and Water Remediation Technology (WRT) — will be part of the debut WEFTEC Innovation Pavilion at Water Environment Federation’s 85th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference September 29 – October 3, 2012 in New Orleans, La.
Developed through a WEF, BlueTech Research, and Imagine H2O partnership, the Innovation Pavilion, which is a key part of the WEFTEC Innovation Showcase, will house ten award-winning companies offering innovative and disruptive products and services. Featured exhibitors include finalists and winners of the 2012 BlueTech Forum Showcase and the Imagine HO Water Innovation Prize, in addition to Imagine H2O and BlueTech Research.
Ecolyse, a company that provides phage-based biocontrol products to remediate pipeline corrosion, reservoir souring and ethanol production disruption, won the 2012 BlueTech Showcase Disrupt-o-Meter Award for the most disruptive technology. Water Remediation Technology (WRT), a premier water treatment company that provides a complete service to remove radionucleides from groundwater, won the 2012 BlueTech Showcase Go-to-Market Strategy Award.
Each company housed in the Innovation Pavilion will have an opportunity to pitch their product at the Pavilion Theatre. Ecolyse, WRT, and BlueTech Research will be presenting Tuesday, October 2 from 1 p.m. – 2 pm and Imagine H2O and winning companies will be presenting 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Operator Ingenuity Contest winners and WEF Innovative Technology Award winners (WEF Associate Members who have introduced new innovative products or services related to the construction, operation, or maintenance of treatment facilities) will also be presenting at the Pavilion Theater.
The Innovation Pavilion companies will also be a part of the Innovation Showcase Matchmaking Reception, Monday, October 1 from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm for investors, strategic partners, entrepreneurs, and end users the time to get to know the ideas, products, and needs in the industry in a relaxed and energetic gathering.
About BlueTech Showcase
The BlueTech Showcase is a unique platform for water technology companies from around the world the opportunity to present their disruptive water technologies, and to create awareness among potential strategic partners, identify additional market channels, raise marketplace profiles, and raise funds from venture capitalists attending the BlueTech Forum.
About BlueTech Forum
Known as THE industry event for water tech professionals interested in tracking innovation and opportunity in the water sector, the informative and dynamic BlueTech Forum provides game changing ideas for its high-level attendees, and addresses the development, financing and commercialization of innovative water technologies.
About Imagine H2O
Imagine H2O is a nonprofit with a mission to inspire and empower people to solve water problems. Its vision is to turn water challenges into opportunities. The organization offers annual business plan competitions for early-stage water innovations, including the 2009 Water Efficiency Prize, 2010 Water-Energy Nexus Prize and 2011 Wastewater Prize.
Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. WEF members, Member Associations, and staff proudly work to achieve our mission to provide bold leadership, champion innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage knowledge to support clean and safe water worldwide.
SOURCE: BlueTech Research