Xerox Research Centre of Canada helps GreenCentre Canada with a technology to produce fresh water
Drought and water shortages around the globe are accelerating the need for new approaches to water purification.
Researchers at innovation hub GreenCentre Canada recently created a new, economical approach to
“We’ve accelerated the process by 18 to 24 months compared to a traditional venture capital journey,” said C. Howie Honeyman, CEO of Forward Water Technologies, and the former CTO of GreenCentre. “We’ve saved at least $2.5 million by having access to the depth of Xerox RCC as a whole, tapping into their strong chemical engineering and process design capabilities as needed, without having to create our own.”
Housed within the Xerox facility, FWT is able to demonstrate to investors — using strong engineering principles — that the technology they’re developing has strong economic viability.