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UK Utilities are going global to deliver PR19 goals

UK Utilities are going global to deliver PR19 goals

Brexit presents a challenge and an opportunity for UK utilities. Paul O’Callaghan reports back from this summer’s BlueTech Forum in Vancouver about the changing shape of innovation. This article recently appeared in the September 2018 edition of The Environment Magazine. Click here, to find out more about The Environment magazine and to see its future...

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World Water-Tech North America

World Water-Tech North America

BlueTech Research is delighted to participate in World Water-Tech North America, where US and Canadian water utilities come to find solutions to today’s challenges of digitization, resource recovery and infrastructure finance. Held in the heart of downtown Toronto, one of the world’s fastest growing technology innovation hubs, this is the place to meet start-ups, tech...

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As the world turns: shifting to a circular economy

As the world turns: shifting to a circular economy

BlueTech Research is an intelligence group that analyses the major drivers shaping the water sector, and interprets how they create opportunities for technologies and businesses in water. I would like to share with you some insight into how we think, and how we are approaching and analysing this sector.   There are different kinds of...

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Innovation prize winners announced at BlueTech Forum 2018

Innovation prize winners announced at BlueTech Forum 2018

Technologies for wastewater treatment and plant optimisation were the winners of the Innovation Showcase at BlueTech Forum. The event attracted 200 delegates and took place in Vancouver, Canada on 7 June 2018. Aquacycl, which is based in California, won Best Technology Innovation for its bioelectrical treatment technology – BETT – which can directly convert sewage...

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Digital water: discovering the ghost in the machine

The concept of ‘digital water’ is still more of a philosophy than a science, and can appear ethereal and nebulous at first glance. Recognizing that many sciences begin as philosophies, I looked to concepts such as the ‘ghost in the machine’ as a frame of reference to understand the opportunities presented by digital water. The...

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China BlueTech Awards 2018 Finalists Announced

China BlueTech Awards 2018 Finalists Announced

April 17th, 2018. The 3rd Annual China BlueTech™ Awards is proud to announce this year’s Finalists, who will travel to Aquatech China on May 31st to present their technology and get a chance to win one of the two prestigious awards for most Innovative Technology and Market Readiness. The 2018 China BlueTech™ Awards Finalists are...

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Observations from Oceanology London

Observations from Oceanology London

When Willie Sutton was asked, why do you rob banks, he famously quipped, “because that’s where the money is”. Recently as someone in the water sector, my gaze turned to the oceans and if asked why, I might just as well give the same answer as Willie Sutton gave;  it’s where the water is.  It...

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BlueTech Tasting Menu – December Podcast

BlueTech Tasting Menu – December Podcast

The holiday season is almost here and as we draw the year to a close, BlueTech are finishing the year with our End of Year “Water Almanac” web briefing. We speak to a panel of 12 water experts on 3 key notable ideas / trends that they have seen in 2017 and what they expect...

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WEFTEC Innovation Pavilion draws global talent

The Innovation Pavilion at WEFTEC, which takes place in Chicago from 30 September to 4 October, boasts a truly international line-up for 2017. Companies from New Zealand, Denmark, Finland and Turkey are among those sharing some of the most promising technologies in the water industry. Technology market intelligence specialist BlueTech Research has selected seven of...

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