Innovate 4 Water

06.02.2019 à 08:00

A marketplace forum for sustainable solutions and innovations for Urban Water and Sanitation

As a sequel to the inaugural forum, that created an opportunity for participants to present their solutions to the challenges posed by access to water and sanitation facing bothinvestorsandentrepreneurs inthewaterandsanitationsector inKenya.Thisforum brought together various stakeholders and provided a platform for them to:

  • Gain an understanding of the policies, programmes, and interventions thatthe government has in place aimed at fostering positive action in sustainable water management;
  • Showcasevarious innovations intheEasternAfricanRegionmarketandthevalue they create within the water and sanitation sector;
  • Facilitate an exchange between the sources and seekers of capital by offering organizationstheopportunitytopresent,intime-limitedsegments,theirmission, their value proposition, and other relevant information;
  • Give presentations on the available sources of financing, and requirements;
  • Showcase their areas of intervention, for those not directly involved in seeking capital and financing;
  • Create partnerships geared towards sustainable water and sanitation management.

In all, there were 130+ participants; 50 challenges shared during 72 pitches/presentations; and 3 panel discussion sessions over the course of the forum.

Building on the experience of "Innovate 4 Water" Nairobi, in April 2018, Quercus Group and Waterpreneurs have come together again to organize this second forum. Aqua for All will be convening a session on sanitation and financing.

"Innovate 4 Water" is particularly relevant for:

  • Small and Medium Enterprises with interests in the water & sanitation sectors
  • Water utilities
  • Multinational companies with interests in the water & sanitation sectors
  • Investors (banking, asset management, private banking, corporate companies)
  • Water & sanitation institutions (foundations, coalitions, NGOs)
  • International organisations, national governments
  • Universities / incubators / research institutions
  • UN agencies with interest in WASH and IWRM

For more information and registration, click here.


Date de fin: 07.02.2019