WaterStart: Channels for Innovation

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We connect water technology companies that have cutting edge solutions to utilities and large water consumers.

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WaterStart Expands Internationally

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WaterStart launches their second office in Australia.

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22
Pilots Funded
278
Technologies Evaluated
$
1,270,000
Matching Funds
$
1,973,000
Total Dollars Funded
486
ROI
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Our Approach

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WaterStart operates in a region of proven first adopters, sitting at the nexus of technology, research and economic development. We provide channels for innovation for various stakeholders and water resource managers; including: technology companies, management agencies and policy makers.

We start by identifying the technology needs of our partners. With that in mind, we then recruit companies with novel solutions to those challenges to Nevada and provide the expertise and funding to test and demonstrate the viability of their product. Strategic partnerships across the state allow us to bridge the gap, enabling technology companies to work closely with first adopters, helping to scale effective solutions, faster.

As fresh water becomes increasingly scarce, water resource management and sustainability will be vital to maintaining quality of life and economic development in communities around the world. WaterStart was established in 2013 to address these issues. With world-renowned experts at the helm, WaterStart is poised to become a leading resource for global and municipal water management and sustainability.

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Our Approach

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WaterStart operates in a region of proven first adopters, sitting at the nexus of technology, research and economic development. We provide channels for innovation for various stakeholders and water resource managers; including: technology companies, management agencies and policy makers.

We start by identifying the technology needs of our partners. With that in mind, we then recruit companies with novel solutions to those challenges to Nevada and provide the expertise and funding to test and demonstrate the viability of their product. Strategic partnerships across the state allow us to bridge the gap, enabling technology companies to work closely with first adopters, helping to scale effective solutions, faster.

As fresh water becomes increasingly scarce, water resource management and sustainability will be vital to maintaining quality of life and economic development in communities around the world. WaterStart was established in 2013 to address these issues. With world-renowned experts at the helm, WaterStart is poised to become a leading resource for global and municipal water management and sustainability.

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Why Become a Member?

Our members are recognized as global leaders in the delivery, management and conservation of water. WaterStart offers members a platform to prioritize the high-value water management techniques that they have in common while removing common barriers for the adoption of innovative technologies.

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Access to an exclusive member-only online platform for resource sharing.

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Access to participation in annual member meetings.

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Development of personalized innovation priorities.

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De-risk innovation with access to the Pilot Fund.

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Technology Company Showcase

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WaterStart aims to catalyze water tech, research, and expertise. We create channels for innovation by providing testing, connections, and marketing opportunities for companies with novel solutions to challenges in the water sector. WaterStart is proud to showcase its portfolio of technology companies.

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Technology Company Showcase

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WaterStart aims to catalyze water tech, research, and expertise. We create channels for innovation by providing testing, connections, and marketing opportunities for companies with novel solutions to challenges in the water sector. WaterStart is proud to showcase its portfolio of technology companies.

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Available RFPs

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WaterStart regularly releases a Request for Proposals. Through this RFP, WaterStart solicits timely, collaborative, and unique applications from water technology companies advancing water technology addressing specific key priorities.

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WaterStart creates channels for knowledge sharing among global leaders and removes common barriers for the adoption of innovative technologies, in the delivery, management, and conservation of water.

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