Gate2Growth was one of the partners in INNOWATER. The project facilitated market access of innovative water technologies by:
Identifying key European institutions and support programmes for innovation
Developing and testing the most promising business support and internationalization tools for innovative water technology developers
Developing and testing first-user tools that created awareness about water use, pollution patterns, efficiency potentials and available new technologies to address these
Actively bringing together innovative technology developers and first-users
Designing, developing and testing user-friendly innovation support delivery schemes
The INNOWATER Partnership was a public-private innovation partnership of innovation agencies, water associations, water technology specialists, innovation experts and eco-innovation cluster organisations from Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, The Netherlands, Spain and the UK.
It developed, tested and adapted the most promising tools to address these barriers, targeted at technology innovators, water-consuming industry, innovation consultancies and public innovation support schemes.