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O2 Environmental are continually at the front of water technology research and conferences. Find our most recent Articles, Presentations and Publications available to read online and/or download in PDF format here.

BlueTech Forum 2016: Registration now open

Registration for BlueTech® Forum 2016 which is taking place on Wednesday, June 1st in San Francisco is now open.  The early bird rate is available until 29th February.  Register here to save $250. Organised by  O2 Environmental, the BlueTech Forum presents a high quality, intense program focused on the water innovation landscape The event will focus […]

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This entry was posted on Friday, January 15th, 2016 at 11:47 am. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

Nanotechnology and the Future of Desalination

Desalination technology has undergone quantum improvements in the last 15 years. So much so that desalination energy costs have been halved, largely due to the use of pressure recovery devices. As we get closer now to the theoretical mini-mum energy required (circa 1kwhr at 50% recovery) it will be increasingly difficult to make additional gains […]

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This entry was posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:51 pm. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

REUTERS Reports on the Water Technology Market

In October 2014, British Journalist Jeremy Wagstaff reported on Innovation and Start-up in the Water Technology Market in his article titled: Drip, drip: Water startups slowly tap a glacial industry. “Innovation in water hasn’t been entirely glacial. But when startups try to sell their technology to utilities focused on ensuring a regular and clean supply of water, new […]

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This entry was posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:31 pm. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

Marketing, Making and Selling Products Based on Organic Resources

At the 18th European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference & Exhibition, O2 Environmental TAG Member Tim Evans presented a paper on the importance of understanding the market before making a product. Having established customers’ needs and wants, is it possible to manufacture a product that satisfies them consistently? Product design (including branding and packaging), distribution and promotion are important but perhaps […]

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This entry was posted on Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 3:29 pm. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

New Technologies Set To “Disrupt” The Industry by Kevin Westerling

The editor of Water Online, Kevin Westerling, discusses the meaning of disruptive technologies and outlines 3 technologies which are set to disrupt the water technology market place. Read the full article to understand how New Technologies are Set To “Disrupt” The Industry.

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This entry was posted on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 2:57 pm. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

Stormwater Management Market Set For Growth

In this inaugural edition of WORLD WATER: Stormwater Management, Conor Dennehy of BlueTech Research presents an overview of the global market for stormwater treatment and management systems and technologies. To view this article, please click the following link: World Water: Stormwater Management Market Set for Growth

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This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 at 4:19 pm. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

BlueTech Featured in “World Water: Innovation”

In partnership with the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and Imagine H2O, BlueTech Research is hosting the Innovation Showcase at WEFTEC 2013. The 2013 Innovation Showcase puts the spotlight on all things innovation within the water industry. The Innovation Showcase’s award-winning technology companies and comprehensive programming highlight the important role innovation holds in the water industry. […]

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This entry was posted on Friday, September 20th, 2013 at 3:08 pm. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

Water Pricing is Not the Roadblock to Water Innovation

In his recent article, CEO Paul O’Callaghan discusses the current state of water pricing, the assignment of a price to renewable and non-renewable water sources, and their correlation to water innovation. There is a commonly held view among industry observers that “water is undervalued” and “water is underpriced”. Gloomy venture capitalists frequently cite the fact […]

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This entry was posted on Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 9:11 am. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.