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Mülheim Water Award open for applications

11 December 2019

€10,000 is available for innovations in the field of water supply and analysis

Individuals, businesses and institutions working in the field of water supply and analysis are invited to submit their applications to The Mülheim Water Award for a chance to win the €10,000 prize.

The Award recognises applied research and development projects and innovative concepts related to:

  • safe and secure drinking water supply
  • sustainable water management and use

Applications are open to innovative procedures, products, concepts and new findings with a strong focus on practical use and application within those areas.

How to apply
The application process entails two stages: pre-qualification and nomination. To be considered for the Award, you must first complete the online application form.

You should read requirements for application before submitting the form. Applicants that reach the second phase of selection will be requested to supply further application documents.

The deadline for application is 29 February 2020.

For more information about the Award and how to apply, contact Claire Griffin from Invest Northern Ireland on Tel 028 9069 8356 or email

The Mülheim Water Award was presented for the first time in 2006. Since then, more than 130 applications from 22 different European countries were submitted, covering the full spectrum of water management.