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Aquaporin A/S is participating in the public private partnership, BONUS CLEANWATER – a collaboration between universities, high-tech companies, and wastewater operators.

The €3.8 million project is funded by the EU, via the BONUS programme, Vinnova (Sweden), Innovation fund Denmark, and the German Ministry for Education and Science. Aquaporin A/S will work alongside Veolia Water Technologies, Biofos A/S, Liqtech A/S, Primozone Production AB, Aalborg University, Aarhus University, Lund University, and The German Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG).

The partnerships aim for reducing the input of microplastic and xenobiotics from wastewater led into the Baltic Sea by exploring, developing and comparing innovative eco-technology approaches. The Aquaporin Inside™ Technology will be tested as a part of the solution.

CEO of Aquaporin, Peter Holme Jensen comments: “The partnership holds a great purpose and will with a joint effort hopefully succeed in new methods for post treatment of waste water. At the same time, we will expand our potential markets; to remove such minimal particles as microplastic will be another solid confirmation of the Aquaporin membrane performance compared to conventional membranes. This is a great opportunity to drive our technology forward”

Public private partnerships is a strong part of the Aquaporin business model. Through the partnerships Aquaporin manages to accelerate market penetration, priming customers and obtaining market intelligence.

To learn more about Aquaporin’s current public private partnerships, visit the website https://aquaporin.dk/partners/current/

About Aquaporin A/S

Aquaporin is a water technology company headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with activity in Singapore and China. Our company is dedicated to revolutionizing water purification through the use of industrial biotechnological technique and thinking.

Our company is a global leader in developing, producing and marketing biomimetic membranes for industrial and consumer water applications based on nature’s own water filtration system – the highly selective and efficient aquaporin water channels. The Aquaporin Inside™ platform uses biotechnological principles in a technological context which is a novel upcoming field with large commercial perspectives and is capable of separating and purifying water from all other compounds.

For more information, Peter Holme Jensen, CEO (+45 82 30 30 82 / phj@aquaporin.dk) can be contacted.

For more information on BONUS CLEANWATER, visit the partnership website.


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