Wetox Ltd, North Island, New Zealand
Wetox is an innovative and inexpensive process which reduces the waste sludge from many different industries into clean water and by-products. Our system uses a combination of processes to minimise energy consumption, maximise cost-efficiency, and reduce the overall mass of sludge to be disposed of by over 95%.
Primary Application Area: Environmental, Water & Waste
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Wetox reduces organic waste sludges to less than 5% by volume and is a low risk, modular system easily incorporated into existing disposal systems.
Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)
Showcase Booth #: 401
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: 2011: Project won $1m milestoned funding from Ministry for the Environment’s Waste Minimisation Fund for sludge reduction and alum recovery.
Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners