The main project behind this application is to bring Biowater Technology's innovative product Hybrid Vertical Anaerobic Biofilm (HyVAB) to the European and global markets. Biowater Technology will apply for a European Innovation Council (EIC), Accelerator grant (SME instrument, phase 2) before the cut-off-date in January 2020. This programme is part of Horizon 2020.
The HyVAB product offers a number of benefits to consumers, including lower capital and operation costs for wastewater treatment, compact units, cleaner and odourless treated wastewater, an energy positive process (biogas recovery) and adherence to local, national and international environmental standards.
The application here is to prepare and contribute to the main project so that the risks of participating EU grant project are reduced. Biowater will coordinate the project and be the sole applicant in this SME instrument scheme. The project budget is € 2.36 million for a duration of 24 months. Biowater will also fund the own financing of 30% in the main project.