Over 25 winners since 2015
In response to the market need for innovative solutions, Water Europe (WE) is hosting the Water Europe Innovation Awards 2021 as part of its Water Innovation Europe conference happening from the 14th to the 18th of June, with each day of the conference dedicated to a different award category.
Since their launch in 2015, the Water Europe Innovation Awards have been raising the visibility of new innovative water-related approaches, solutions, and technologies with high market or high-value application potential with the aim to pave the way towards the implementation of the Water Europe Vision 2030 “The value of water: Towards a future-proof model for a European water-smart society”.
Water Europe Innovation Awards open their doors to diverse areas of expertise as five different award categories are featured, giving this way the opportunity to a variety of applicants to stand out in their respective fields of specialization.
How to apply
To apply, please fill in this form, independently from the registration form to attend the event. Fill in all mandatory rubrics. A Water Europe team member will contact you soon after your registration, for any support you might need. If you plan to apply for more than one award, you have to register again for each award. 1 award application = 1 registration.
Deadline for applications: 21st of May 2021
Mandatory questions to fill in:
- Is your company a SME?
- Number of employees
- Which award category does your Innovation belong to?
- Name of the proposal
- Description of the innovative solution or technology
- Description of impact (market or implementation potential)
- Description of replicability potential
- Description of the contribution of the proposed solution to the Water Europe Vision the “Value of Water”
Eligibility and Conditions
Any legal 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 Water Europe Vision and Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda in any of above 5 categories. Water Europe Vision Leadership Teams will evaluate all the applications, on the basis of their innovation, market potential, impact, replicability and exploitation strategy.
In addition to the prestigious award itself, Water Europe Innovation Awards winners will receive a marketing and communication support package from Water Europe to promote your innovative product. The Winning SME of the SMEs prize category will be rewarded with a 2 years free membership at Water Europe. Winners will be required to produce a short video to present their successful solutions at the audience of WE Water Innovation Week.
For more information about Water Europe Innovation Awards, please contact Mr. Andrea Rubini, Director of Operations at email@example.com
Water Europe Innovation Awards Categories
Global Water Challenges Award
Open to innovative initiatives that have contributed to achieving the water-related Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs.
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.
Digital Water Award
Open to any solutions providing digital value to water.
Water Technology & Infrastructures Award
Open to innovative technologies related to all aspects of the water cycle.
Water Governance Award
Open to public and private organisation proposing successful governance solutions for the water sector.