Partners and Sponsors

Aquabio Ltd.

Aquabio Ltd.

Aquabio Ltd provide advice, process and engineering design, specialist equipment supply and project management for water and wastewater treatment and reuse systems.


Visit their website: www.aquabio.co.uk

Climate Alliance of European Cities

Climate Alliance of European Cities

Climate Alliance of European Cities with over 1,700 member municipalities spread across 26 European countries is the largest European local government network dedicated to climate action and the only one to set tangible targets: each member city, town and district has committed itself to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent every 5 years. Recognising the impact our lifestyles can have on the world’s most vulnerable people and places, Climate Alliance pairs local action with global responsibility. The network fosters cooperation with indigenous people, runs awareness raising campaigns and develops tools for climate action planning. It provides wide opportunity for participation and exchange while representing member’s interests at the national, European and international levels.


Visit their website: www.climatealliance.org/home.html

CUBIT – Consortium Ubiquitous Technologies

CUBIT – Consortium Ubiquitous Technologies

CUBIT – Consortium Ubiquitous Technologies is an Italian research and innovation consortium founded in 2007 by the University of Pisa. CUBIT delivers leading-edge electronics and wireless communication products, implements R&I activities in the ICT field paying special attention to the development of Wireless communication systems applied to Internet of Things. Actually, the Wireless Innovation Lab of CUBIT represents an IoT Centre of expertise for the Tuscany region. It is the only Italian laboratory qualified for compliance certification of the RFID-based components and devices.

De Montfort University

De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) are a world-class university situated in Leicester. Their modern campus is home to students from around the world, who study a range of professional, innovative and ambitious courses. DMU is a dynamic and lively place to study, combining the latest facilities with leading academics and excellent industry links.

Academic excellence

DMU are an academically excellent university and very proud of their achievements. Their teaching is underpinned by internationally renowned research, which was proven in the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) where more than half of their research was rated as 'internationally excellent' or 'world-leading'.

DMU offers a broad selection of courses for students across five faculties. For more information, choose the area of study you wish to view:

Boasting National Teaching Fellows in every faculty and offering more than 170 courses accredited by professional bodies, DMU is home to achieving a professional education. Students can benefit from part-time study options, allowing them to enhance existing skills and career prospects while working.


Visit their website: www.dmu.ac.uk

Easton Water Consulting

Easton Water Consulting

Easton Water Consulting (EWC) is a strategic and technical consultancy specialising in the sustainable management of water resources, with experience in many countries and a range of industry sectors including food & beverages, agriculture, water supply and mining. EWC has expertise in communicating on technical issues for a non-expert audience.


Visit their website: eastonconsult.com

EIPCM – European Institute for Participatory Media

EIPCM – European Institute for Participatory Media

EIPCM – European Institute for Participatory Media is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, research and development of participatory platforms, knowledge tools and next-generation media ecosystems. Their research aims at enabling organizations, industry and society at large to take advantage of new participatory forms of content and media creation, delivery and utilization based on real-life needs of European citizens, public organizations and industry. EIPCM is highly experienced in developing participatory platforms and investigating collective awareness mechanisms. Its research displays a strong focus on user-centred design and evaluation of socio-technical systems as well as on integrating state-of-the-art knowledge visualisation with social media and mobile computing.


Visit their website: eipcm.org

Ener-G

Ener-G

ENER-G designs, develops and finances energy efficient, sustainable and renewable solutions on a business-to-business basis globally.

Established in the 1980s, the group now provides complete end-to-end solutions for all commercial and industrial requirements. These include every aspect of energy management, from:

  • Procurement
  • Consultancy
  • Controls
  • Combined heat, power manufacture and operation
  • Geothermal energy
  • Energy from biogas
  • Energy from waste

All of ENER-G's advanced technologies and services aim to help their customers meet corporate objectives and reduce operational costs, carbon emissions and enhance Corporate Social Responsibility.

The group provides complete end-to-end solutions for all commercial and industrial requirements. These include every aspect of energy management, from procurement, consultancy, controls, combined heat and power manufacture and operation, to geothermal energy, energy from biogas and new generation energy from waste.


Visit their website: www.energ.co.uk

Fundació CTM Centre Tecnològic

Fundació CTM Centre Tecnològic

The Fundacio CTM Centre Tecnològic (CTM) is a non-profit private technological centre. CTM aims to efficiently contribute to improving the competitiveness and the technological development of companies by providing specialised services and carrying out R&D and Innovation projects. Its activities cover sectors such as Environmental Technology, Materials Technology and Energy. CTMs Environmental Technology Department (ATA) aims at contributing to sustainable industrial and community development through the enhancement of environmental quality.


Visit their website: www.ctm.com.es/en

Iren Acqua Gas

Iren Acqua Gas

Iren Acqua Gas is the Iren Group company dealing with management of public services in terms of Integrated Water Services and Distribution of Natural Gas. With more than 2 million inhabitants served, 13900 km of water supplying network, more than 8000 Km of sewer network, more than 1800 km of gas distribution network, about 800 waste water treatment plants Iren Group is one of the main national operators. In the context of merger processes, Iren Group exercises functional coordination of the water business for all the involved companies.


Visit their website: www.gruppoiren.it/ireti.asp

ITT Sanitaire

ITT Sanitaire

ITT Sanitaire offer a variety of diffuser technologies including the age resistant Silver Series membrane disc, the durable ceramic disc diffuser available with in-situ cleaning and various coarse bubble technologies.

From its inception in 1967, ITT Water and Wastewater - Sanitaire has focused on creating innovative wastewater treatment solutions for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment applications.


Visit their website: www.sanitaire.com

KWR Watercycle Research Institute

KWR Watercycle Research Institute

KWR Watercycle Research Institute is the Dutch research institute for the drinking water sector. Unique in the world, this collaboration of the Dutch water supply companies has resulted in a powerful knowledge base and an extensive collective memory (> 60 years) for the drinking water sector. KWR develops and unlocks relevant knowledge about the small water cycle: from water systems to water technology and (clean) water quality. Our objective is to provide the water sector with the means to identify and effectively meet the challenges of our time: from climate change to the increasing amount of contaminants, and the growing pressure to use space intensively and for multiple purposes.

National Technical University of Athens

National Technical University of Athens

National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) is the leading Engineering School in Greece. It participates in BlueSCities through the Laboratory of Hydrology and Water Resources Management of the School of Civil Engineering, which has extensive expertise in water resource analysis and urban water systems management with an active role at both national and European levels. Of particular interest to the Laboratory is the domain of Hydroinformatics and the modelling of the complete socio-technical urban water system. The Laboratory is a member of several Academic and Industrial networks, including EurAqua and WSSTP and is a member of Watershare. NTUA’s involvement in the project is coordinated by Dr Christos Makropoulos.


Visit their website: www.ntua.gr/index_en.html

Northern Ireland Water

Northern Ireland Water

Northern Ireland Water is a Government Owned Company (GoCo), set up in April 2007 to provide the water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland.

They currently supply 625 million litres of clean water a day for almost 1.7 million people as well as treating 134 million m³ of wastewater every year.


Visit their website: www.niwater.com

Thames Water

Thames Water

Thames Water are the UK's largest water and wastewater services company. Everyday, they supply 2,600 million litres of tap water to 8.7 million customers across London and the Thames Valley.

By carrying out over 400,000 tests per year, Thames Water ensures our drinking water meets the stringents UK and European standards.

They also remove, and treat, 2,800 million litres of sewage for an area covering 13.8 million customers.

Their 349 sewage treatment works include Beckton, in East London, which is the largest in Europe. Several of these works create renewable energy, making Thames Water the biggest generator of 'green power' within the M25.


Visit their website: www.thameswater.co.uk

Utrecht University

Utrecht University

Utrecht University is one of Europe’s leading research universities, recognised internationally for its high quality and innovative approach to both research and teaching. Founded in 1636, the University has evolved into a leading modern research university with a growing international reputation. The Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development is one of the most important research units on sustainability research. The Copernicus Institute investigates and develops processes and opportunities for innovative change towards sustainability. The institute thus seeks to contribute to the development of knowledge and techniques as well as methods and instruments in the field of sustainable development, taking note of related social debates and policy processes. One of the key focus areas is water management & water governance.


Visit their website: www.uu.nl/en

Veolia Water

Veolia Water

Veolia Water provides water and wastewater management services throughout the UK and Ireland and is part of the world's leading water company.


Visit their website: www.veoliawater.co.uk