Conference 2013

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Robert Gerard

Robert Gerard
Robert Gerard is a new member of the O2 Environmental Technology Assessment Group (TAG). Since 1985, Robert has been active in the field of Membrane Technology. He is a graduate of the Twente University of Technology, in the Netherlands with a degree in Chemical... Read More

Field Trip to Wetsus (Optional)

On Wednesday May 15th, after the BlueTech Forum, delegates have the opportunity to attend an informational field trip to Wetsus, the centre of excellence for sustainable water technology.  Through Wetsus, more than 90 companies work together with 16 academic... Read More

Paul Lelieveld

Paul Lelieveld
Since 2012, Paul has served as a member of the BlueTech Forum Advisory Board. Paul Lelieveld is a leading advisor for water technology and works in the Wetsus Business Development Office. Paul has over 20 years of experience in the management of international... Read More

Karl Millauer

Karl Millauer
Karl Michael Millauer is the Senior Vice President of Aquatech International. Aquatech International is a major investor in QUA Group, and Karl serves as their management representative, presenting overviews on QUA products. A native of Austria, Karl holds two... Read More

Fei Chen

Fei Chen
Fei Chen serves as the Innovation Platform Director within the Grundfos Management A/S. In this position, Fei established a new business area focused on sustainable water treatment. This included business strategy formulation and implementation, as well as... Read More

Panel: Strategic Corporate Investors

Strategic investors have much to gain from funding early stage water companies that developed solutions for specific challenges. Early funding of such companies is an attractive route towards developing future acquisition candidates that help shape the technology... Read More

Nijhuis Water Technology

Nijhuis Water Technology
Nijhuis Water Technology originates from a company with more than 80 years of experience in the water industry. Nijhuis Water Technology has its headquarters in The Netherlands, where the Sales & Marketing, Engineering, Research & Development departments are... Read More

2013 BlueTech Research Awards Ceremony

Companies taking part in the BlueTech Showcase will receive nominations and votes from the BlueTech Forum Delegates to win one of two BlueTech® Awards: the Tracker BlueTech® Disrupt-o-meter® Award or the BlueTech® Tracker BlueTruffle Award. The winners will receive a... Read More

Afternoon Keynote

Cees Buisman, Scientific Director, Wetsus Dr. Buisman will present a vision of how we can feed the world on a sustainable long-term basis and the technologies that we need to do this, including inexpensive desalination technologies and methods to recycle nutrients. He... Read More