ICCW signs an MOU with DG TAKANO


ICCW has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japanese firm DG TAKANO to bring in new water technologies to India and to collaborate on projects that can tackle water scarcity in India and provide clean and safe drinking water.

The partnership agreement will also facilitate projects on clean water and develop innovative products that will solve existing societal and environmental challenges in the area of clean and safe drinking water globally.

Speaking about this collaboration, Prof. T. Pradeep, Institute Professor, IIT Madras, and Professor-in-charge, ICCW, said, “Conserving water efficiently needs technological partnerships between nations. This is a timely beginning.”

DG TAKANO will provide its expertise on cutting-edge Japanese sustainable technologies, support ICCW to collaborate with Japanese companies to develop innovative products and technologies. It will also hire interns from IIT Madras. Both ICCW and DG TAKANO will jointly develop new products and services that relate to the projects.

Elaborating on the areas of collaboration, Mr Amuro Osman, Head of Global Sales and Marketing, DG TAKANO, said, “The projects we undertake will be in the fields of clean water, water treatment, water security and stewardship covering raw water and wastewater.”

To resolve the water crisis, ICCW and DG TAKANO will undertake new projects and will conduct joint R&D. The projects will focus on the implementation of proven technology, field testing of emergent technology, developing new technology, educational training and internship programs.

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