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Hydraloop water recycling system wins prestigious UN award

Hydraloop water recycling system wins prestigious UN award

Friday, July 12, 2024 11:00:25 PM

Geneva, July 19, 2022 - World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United Nations agency, has chosen Hydraloop as the winner of the WIPO Global Awards Program. Hydraloop was declared the winner because the company has developed unique, patented technology that can substantially reduce water consumption worldwide and thus realize an enormous social impact. As a result of human actions and the effects of climate change, large areas in the Netherlands and Flanders are experiencing water stress.  

The WIPO Global Awards program honors Hydraloop as an exceptional company that uses its intellectual property (IP) to help solve the water crisis worldwide and improve the quality of life in an innovative and smart way.  

Arthur Valkieser, CEO of Hydraloop: “This award is a great recognition of the value of our intellectual property and the impact of Hydraloop in the fight against the rapidly growing global shortage of clean water. Our technology, which is free from filters, membranes and chemicals and our patented IP are unique and changing the market. With Hydraloop's solutions, anyone - anywhere in the world - can take action themselves and save water.”  

Global Awards Program - The Global Awards Program is rooted in WIPO's mission to ensure a world where innovation and creativity are supported by intellectual property. The WIPO program recognizes the central role of innovative and creative activities of SMEs that use intellectual property rights to develop solutions that make a positive contribution, economically, socially and culturally. The prize is awarded on the basis of successful commercialization of IP and its positive impact on society.https://www.wipo.int/global-awards/en/index.html  

HYDRALOOP - Hydraloop is a multi-award winning company that designs and manufactures decentralized, consumer-friendly, IoT-connected, compact and scalable gray water recycling products for residential and commercial properties, reducing water consumption by up to 45 percent. Hydraloop has a worldwide partner network of more than 120 partners in more than 50 countries. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Hydraloop has offices in the United States and the Middle East, as well as representatives in Canada and Australia. https://www.hydraloop.nl  

WIPO - WIPO is the global forum for IP (intellectual property (IP)) services, policies, information and collaboration. It is an agency of the United Nations and has 193 member states. Their mission is to lead the way in developing a balanced and effective international intellectual property system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all. WIPO was founded in 1967. https://www.wipo.int/about-wipo/en/ and https://www.wipo.int/portal/en/