Pipeline H20 is piloting global water innovations
Pipeline H20 is on a mission to identify and commercialize the world’s leading water-based startup technologies by piloting locally with a "city as a lab" mentality before deploying solutions on a global scale. The program targets startups with a disruptive water technology looking for customers and market validation.
The 5-week commercialization program brings together the most renowned organizations in the water-tech industry and experts in venture development. The first cohort will begin February 2017 and will run through May 2017. The culmination being a demonstration day at the WEX water summit in Cincinnati.
- Pipeline is a water program administered by The Hamilton Mill in partnership with Cintrifuse, Village Capital, Confluence and other vested stakeholders.
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Clean water is top of mind worldwide, as the demand for water is set to pass the supply by as early as 2025. These organizations are focused on regional development of clean water innovations.
These startups are focused on clean water in the first world and developing world, alike. "It is estimated that the demand for water will surpass the supply as early as 2025 creating opportunity for the budding entrepreneur to tap it."
The vision is to identify, test, develop and commercialize innovative technologies to solve environmental challenges and spur sustainable economic development and job creation throughout the region with an initial focus on water.
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