Researchers at BGU have recently been awarded grants from the NATO Science for Peace program and the Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) to scale up a novel method for achieving very high recoveries in desalination by reverse osmosis.
A successful pilot would serve as kind of standard for project with water companies around the world. ROTEC is a joint venture with Ben Gurion University of the Negev, the University of Colorado, and the Hashemite University of Jordan. ROTEC is...
Mekorot National Water Company and Israeli cleantech fund BDB Technologies & Hi-Tech Investments Ltd. will invest $200,000 in equal shares in Ashkelon Technological Industries (ATI) portfolio company ROTEC Ltd. (Reverse Osmosis Technologies). The investment will enable ROTEC to run pilots at Mekorot brackish water desalination plants.
Ashkelon Technological Industries (ATI) portfolio company Rotec Ltd. (Reverse Osmosis Technologies) will receive $100,000 from an unnamed company, and will receive R&D funding from Mekorot National Water Company through its WaTech - Entrepreneurship & Partnership Center for Water Technologies.