20 Feb AQUAPORIN ENTERS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH PICOGRAM IN SOUTH KOREA

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AQUAPORIN ENTERS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT IN SOUTH KOREA

Aquaporin and PicoGram today announces partnership in the distribution of the Aquaporin Inside™ biomimetic water filtration membranes for forward osmosis.

The collaboration is a step towards solving one of the biggest challenges in this 21st century: Water scarcity.

Christian Døring Larsen, Head of Sales & Marketing in Aquaporin explains: “More than 1 billion people lack access to clean water, and 2.5 billion are without water for sanitation, with 80% of all disease borne by dirty water. The Aquaporin Inside™ technology for water treatment can be a part of the solution – to get our products out there is therefore crucial. Over the past years, PicoGram has proven to be a front runner when it comes to integrating innovative and novel technologies in their solutions. We see them as a key partner for the South Korean market”

CEO in PicoGram, Suk-rim Choi continues: “The Aquaporin Inside™ products are fully aligned with our primary concern of the environment and human beings – water treatment shall happen and be available to customers without depleting Nature. We have a strong focus on using the best technologies available, to make the most efficient solutions and we are therefore looking forward to this cooperation”

Further information:

Head of Sales & Marketing, Christian Døring Larsen, Aquaporin A/S, Nymøllevej 78, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark. Website: www.aquaporin.com Phone: +45 8230 3082

CEO, Suk-rim Choi, PicoGram, 118, Bupyeongbuk-ro, Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, Korea. Website: www.picogram.com +82 32 678 6114

Aquaporin A/S is a water technology company headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with activities in Singapore and China. Our company is dedicated to revolutionizing water purification through the use of industrial biotechnological techniques 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, capable of separating and purifying water from all other compounds. The Aquaporin Inside™ platform uses biotechnological principles in a technological context – an emerging field with immense commercial perspectives.

Picogram is a leading manufacturer and supplier of various materials and filters for water purification usage to serve domestic market and exporting to more than 30 countries in worldwide headquartered in Incheon, South Korea. Across recent years has extended business to water purifier with launching a state-of-the art series of direct water purifiers under its own brand name, pureal™ (brand page: www.pureal.co.kr), based on its proprietary PnP™ technology.

It holds a product group of filters for residential use to large-scale filters for commercial and industrial use – now including the groundbreaking membrane products based on the Aquaporin Inside™ technology.