Our Core Values

A home to nurture disruptive technologies for sustainable clean water.

The International Centre for Clean Water (ICCW), established in 2018, is an initiative of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM). Located within the lush IITM Research Park, Chennai, we strive to use innovation and technology to elucidate and investigate all issues related to water. With a team of enterprising water professionals & support of governments, industries, academia, and society, we are working towards ensuring clean and sustainable water for all.

We offer

  • World-class infrastructure spread over an area of 20,000 sq. ft, with six state-of-the-art laboratories, an incubation hub and pilot production facility for research, quality analysis, data analytics, implementation support, capacity building and startup support.
  • Consultancy services in water management, water security mapping and impact measurement for evidence-based policy inputs.
  • Collaboration & open atmosphere with unlimited access to academic, industrial and governmental agencies with a common goal of making India and the world, water secure.

Our aim is to discover solutions to put the Planet before the Nation; the Nation before the Institution; the Institution before the Individual; to use cutting edge technology to facilitate the utilization and preservation of clean water for the future.

ICCW values, and is open to work on, all ideas as even failures lead to new understanding and growth.