The FAMAE foundation has unveiled on Saturday 18 May at Viva Technology six laureates of “PRECIOUS WATER!”, the world’s largest innovation competition dedicated to water with €2 000 000 endowment.
The Award Ceremony took place with Eric Philippon, founder of the FAMAE foundation, the distinguished jury members and partners.
The Challenge has the objective to support brilliant projects to preserve water, make it cleaner and accessible to everyone, all over the world.
“Precious Water!” is a success with 3 000 candidates from 120 countries!
THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY PRIZE : NUFILTRATION
Reuse of artificial kidneys, that have been used for dialysis, to filter the water.After a mandatory step of total disinfection, it will become a high performing and affordable filter to make drinking water, but also for use in agriculture and industry.
NUFiltration LTD. | Water Purification Systems
NUF LTD. Water purification by sterilyzed medical devices
THE INNOVATION PRIZE : MASCARA
The world’s first reverse osmosis desalination system powered with solar photovoltaic technology, to provide access to drinking water.
Mascara Renewable Water
THE FIRST SOLAR SOLUTION FOR STANDALONE DESALINATION Mascara Renewable Water developed the world's first industrialized…
THE WOMEN & WATER PRIZE : “WALKING ON WATER”
Movie with the NGO Amman Imman. The combination of drilling a well, an agroforestry project by the NGO Amman Imman (Ariane Kirtley) and the production of a film with the actress Aïssa Maïga, by the producers of “MARCH OF PENGUINS”. The film will explore the issue of access to water through the story of a young girl living there.
Home - Amman Imman: Water is Life
Ariane Kirtley, AI's founder and executive director, met Doubara, an orphan afflicted by facial gangrene or Noma, on…
THE INTERNATIONAL WATER ASSOCIATION PRIZE : HYDRAO
Shower, smart and sustainable. Shower head allowing users, thanks to an ingenious system, to limit water consumption in the shower.
THE SPARKNEWS PRIZE : FONTO DE VIVO
Low-tech hand pump for filtering water in humanitarian emergencies to provide drinking water to the population.
FONTO DE VIVO - Atlanpole
En co-développant les filtres à eau ORISA avec les plus grandes ONG françaises (Médecins Sans Frontières, La Croix…
THE ANTROPIA ESSEC — GSVC PRIZE : BLUE TAP
Automatic low-tech chlorine injector that promotes access to drinking water in urban areas, for low incomes, by disinfecting water in the housing level.