European Water Tech Week 2022

19-09-2022 - 22-09-2022, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

Meet the Water Test Network at our official final event (in its current form) during European Water Tech Week From 19 to 21 September the global water technology sector will get together in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, the capital of water technology. During the second ๐—˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ป๐—ผ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ด๐˜† ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ (EWTW), business and innovation leaders from companies, universities and governments will gather in the innovative climate of WaterCampus Leeuwarden. In short during those four days ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—น๐—น ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป.

Overcoming barriers for effective innovation


Find out about the Water Test Network project and how it delivered innovation into the water sector. How an international network of testing facilities and demo sites has been created and what has been the impact for the SMEs that participated to bring their innovations one step closer to the marketplace. The event is hosted by the Water Test Network partners and it will present the outputs achieved over the last 4 years and how the network will continue in the future.โ€‹


  1. Overview of innovation support
    1. Role of innovation testing support in Europe, the importance of Demos and test facilities and how policies are crucial to innovationย (Elisabeth Rekker, Province of Friesland)ย ย 
    2. The exampleย of Water Test Network (Ruth McNeil, Scottish Water)
  2. Success cases of SMEs in the test sites: Pitch-mode presentations

Each pitch lasts a maximum of 5 min, after them they will have a 5 min Q&A (Host, Jelmer Hobma Water Alliance)ย 


  1. Continuation and opportunities

Wrap up and presentation of the continuation of the Network (Ruth McNeil, Scottish Water)


Discover the programme and register here: