Oil Giant Saudi Aramco Takes Stake in Wastewater Innovator, OxyMem

OxyMem, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company, co-founded by Wayne Byrne, Professor Eoin Casey and Dr Eoin Syron in 2013 as a spin-out from UCD’s School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, has announced some more great news. After recently securing investment from Dow Water and Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical… Read More

Dow invests in OxyMem’s wastewater treatment technology

Minneapolis, Minn., USA and Athlone, Ireland. April 13, 2016 – The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced today its investment in OxyMem Ltd. The investment will accelerate the commercialisation of OxyMem’s promising wastewater treatment technology – the Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR). The MABR technology has the potential to bring wastewater treatment closer to energy… Read More

In The BREW Tank, everyone’s a winner

The BREW Tank was a series of brief product pitches in the vein of television’s popular reality competition “Shark Tank.” As they would in the show, fledgling innovators presented their potentially lucrative ideas to a panel of bloodthirsty industry leaders. On television, these are the visibly wealthy and accomplished likes of internet maven Mark Cuban… Read More

BREW freshwater accelerator names next startup class

Now in its third year, The Water Council’s BREW seed accelerator has named its next round of freshwater technology startups. Backed by the state’s Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and hosted inside Milwaukee’s Global Water Center, The BREW (Business Research Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin) drew applicants from around the country and globe. Each will receive $50,000 in… Read More