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Member Since 2012

EU Representative WaterCampus Leeuwarden. Leeuwarden is the capital of the province of Fryslân. The region has chosen Water Technology as the key topic for the smart specialisation strategy. WaterCampus Leeuwarden is composed of different organisation, which together address the whole innovation cycle: *Wetsus, European Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, develops breakthrough technologies in an industry driven research agenda. Works with PHD candidates and MSc students TRL 1-5; *CEW, Centre of Expertise Water Technology, active in upscaling and demonstration projects, linked to universities of applied sciences and BSc students. TRL 5-9; *Water Alliance, cluster organisation, works with companies on internationalisation and organises global trade fairs; *CIV-Water, Centre of Innovative Craftsmanship Water, enhances excellence in VET education, links VET students to BSc students and works on SME innovation projects. As well as adult education. As a whole this European Innovation Ecosystem is active from TRL1-9 and further upscaling, exporting and integration into value chains. There is also VC available within the region. WaterCampus is active in H2020, COSME, Life+, Interreg A, Interreg B and Interreg C, Innosup, EIT Climate KIC, EIT Raw Materials, global innovation prizes (e.g. George Barley Water Prize, USA). More on:;

Pieter de Jong

latest presentation & Posts

Water Technology & Circular Economy

The Northern Netherlands, ERRIN and Wetsus are organizing a conference on Water Technology &
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

European Water Technology Week

The global water technology sector is increasingly organized in hubs. The European Water Tech Week
Monday, September 24, 2018

Information in the Water Sector

The expectations of citizens and stakeholders as regards information in the water sector have been
Thursday, February 08, 2018

Wetsus water technology research obtains excellent scores in audit

During the annual international Wetsus congress, the results of the Wetsus scientific evaluation
Tuesday, October 17, 2017