Aquatech reveals winners of 2015 Innovation Awards at opening ceremony
The winners of the 2015 Aquatech Innovation Award were recently announced at the opening ceremony of Aquatech Amsterdam 2015, taking place Nov. 3-6 at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Nov. 3, 2015 -- The winners of the 2015 Aquatech Innovation Award were recently announced at the opening ceremony of Aquatech Amsterdam 2015, taking place Nov. 3-6 at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The winning entry -- the DyVaR process of Dutch company Salttech BV -- is an innovative technology able to treat highly saline wastewaters and reclaim almost every drop of water at the same time. Further, it is relevant to the oil and gas industry and provides a zero-liquid-discharge option.
Aquatech's opening ceremony featured prominent international guests and keynote speakers, including Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries; and Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Minister Infrastructure and the Environment, Government of the Netherlands.
The results of the Aquatech Innovation Award 2015 include the following:
- Overall Winner And Category Winner: Wastewater Treatment
DyVaR O&G ZLD, Salttech BV
- Category Winner: Not-Yet-To-Market
PearlAqua by AquiSense Technologies -- a world-first UV LED water disinfection system from US company AquiSense Technologies
- Category Winner: Process Control Technology & Process Automation
Hach Prognosys predictive diagnostic system by Hach -- an instrument predictive diagnostic system
- Category Winner: Transport & Storage
AQS-SYS, Aquarius Spectrum Ltd. -- an automated system for detecting when leaks develop in supply networks from Israeli company Aquarius Spectrum
- Category Winner: Water Supply/Water Treatment
MPC-Buoy: Monitor, Predict & Control Algal Blooms by LG Sonic BV -- an ultrasonic system for treating algal blooms from Dutch company LG Sonic
About Aquatech Amsterdam
Aquatech Amsterdam is the world's leading trade exhibition for process, drinking and waste water. The exhibition is a unique concept in Europe with a 100-percent focus on water, that attracts over 18.500 visitors and more than 850 exhibitors every two years. For more information, visit www.aquatechtrade.com/amsterdam.