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Renewable Energy

Water in a box (stage 2)

The Water in a Box project tests and verifies technical solutions for a mobile, flexible and solar-powered water purifier.

Concluded

Start

2017-05-01

Conclusion

2019-04-30

Main financing

Vinnova, Millennium Technology of Sweden AB

Co-financing

Furhoffs rostfria, Business Sweden, Energiförbättring väst, Eskilstuna energi och miljö, Klara fastigheter, Morgonsol, Läkarmissionen, Mediamäklarna H Svanström, Oy Ringeson, Swerea

Collaboration partners

Millennium Technology of Sweden AB + medfinansiärer

Research group

Project manager at MDH

Professor

Monica Odlare

+4621101611

monica.odlare@mdh.se

Summary

The overall purpose of Water in a Box is to provide sustainable, clean and bacterial-free water to needy areas in the world, thus improving public health, reducing poverty and creating cultivable areas using seawater.

The project will test and verify technical solutions for a mobile, flexible and solar-powered concept. A prototype of a Water in a box will be demonstrated in a real environment at Ekeby wetland in connection with the Eskilstuna wastewater treatment plant, as well as at an international test bed in Spain.

Water in a box

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