NaWaTech Partners
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NaWaTech Partners


In order to achieve the objectives proposed by NaWaTech, a strategic team was brought together with a broad range of skills, scientific knowledge, technical abilities and proven experience in sustainable water resource management, as well as capacities on knowledge transfer and awareness rising. The NaWaTech consortium is constituted by seven partners from Europe (Austria, Germany, Spain, Italy and Switzerland) and seven partners from India, including research centres, universities, NGOs, governmental organisations, associations and SMEs.

The NaWaTech Consortium


NaWaTech is possible thanks to the financial support of:                           

Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India

Established in 1971, the DST has the objective of promoting new areas of Science and Technology and to act as a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in India.


European Commission, within its 7th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

The EC is the executive body of the European Union, and supports and fosters research through its Framework Programmes for Research and Technology Development. The seventh FP lasted from 2007 to 2013.



NaWaTech is a project coordinated by: 

National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)

Established in 1958, NEERI is devoted to research and innovations in environmental science and engineering, besides solving a range of problems posed by industry, government and public in India.



Technology Transfer Centre Bremerhaven (TTZ)

Established in 1987 in Bremerhaven, Germany, TTZ It is an innovative provider of technology transfer services and conducts customer-oriented trainings, research and development.


With the participation of: 

Ecosan Services Foundation

Ecosan Services Foundation is a non-profit organisation based in Pune, India with a vast knowledge in the field of wastewater management and in stakeholder involvement.



University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)

The Austrian University BOKU is active in education, applied science and research for water quality management. For this project, the Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control at the Department of Water, Atmosphere and Environment is the main contributor.



Shrishti Eco-Research Institute

The Shrishti Eco-Research Institute started in 1995 in Pune, India with the aim of cleaning the environment with the help of natural technologies and eco-technologies to treat wastes.




IRIDRA S.r.l., founded in 1998 in Florence Italy, is a private consulting engineering firm composed by an interdisciplinary group of professionals specialised in environmental innovation in the field of water resource management.



Viraj Envirozing India Private Limited

IRIDRA S.r.l., founded in 1998 in Florence Italy, is a private consulting engineering firm composed by an interdisciplinary group of professionals specialised in environmental innovation in the field of water resource management.



Environmental Engineering and Microbiology Group (GEMMA), Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC)

The Group of Environmental Engineering and Microbiology (GEMMA) is located at the Department of Hydraulic, Maritime and Environmental Engineering of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) Spain dedicated primarily to education, research and transfer of knowledge in Environmental Engineering, particularly in the fields of environmental biotechnology, water supply, wastewater treatment and bioenergy generation.



Indian Water Works Association

It is a voluntary body of professionals with Headquarters in Mumbai India concerned and connected with water supply for municipal, industrial, agricultural uses and treatment and disposal of wastewater.




BIOAZUL S. L. is a Spanish company that provides innovative technical and commercial solutions in the fields of environment, energy and water engineering, using knowledge and skills acquired through an extensive experience in different industrial sectors.



Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran

Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran was constituted in 1997 under the Maharashtra Water Supply and Sewerage Board for rapid development and proper regulation of Water Supply and Sewerage services in the State of Maharashtra, India.



seecon international gmbh

seecon is a Swiss company with 16 years of experience in developing and implementing innovative projects, supporting the sustainable development of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.



Pune Municipal Corporation

The Pune Municipal Corporation was established in 1950 as a semi-government body created for providing services to Pune city. PMC controls the whole administration of Pune and is in charge of the civic needs and infrastructure of the metropolis.



Kre_Ta Landscape Architecture

Kre_Ta is a creative SME, running an office for landscape architecture and urban planning in Berlin, Germany, focusing on sustainable and green urban designs with a strong focus to R&D projects in order to develop and design eco-innovative solutions.




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