Final Event WILL

21.04.2023 h 14:00 – CSMT Brescia

At the conclusion of the first edition of the WILL Water Innovation Living Lab Acceleration Program, the 10 start-ups from all over the world present their ideas and innovative solutions to address the challenges of the water sector.

During the 16-week training and coaching course, the start-ups were able to work directly with companies and utilities to field test some of the technologies, initiating a mutual exchange of experience and expertise in an Open Innovation approach.

Speeches on the agenda included the presentation of a best practice from the Dutch company LG Sonic, a leader in water management and algae proliferation control. Finally, a talk on the theme of technological innovation in the water sector between opportunities and new challenges.


14:00 – Participant Registration

14:15 – Opening Welcomes
Riccardo Trichilo, CSMT Innovative Contamination Hub
Marco Fantozzi, ISLE Utilities

15:30 – The LG Sonic experience
Yousef Yousef, CEO LG Sonic

15:50 – Break

17:00 – Technological innovation in the water sector between opportunities
and new challenges

Panel discussion with the participation of:
Claudio Gattavari, Control and Energy Harvesting Valves Product Manager Bonomi Group
Mauro Olivieri, Technical Director Acque Bresciane Srl
Giorgio Bertanza, Professor University of Brescia

17:30 – Awards & Networking Cocktail

Watch the event recording!

The ten startups of the 2023 edition presented to the territory their projects and technologies useful to provide concrete answers to the numerous challenges of the water sector.

Congratulations to Seal Water Technology which was awarded by the audience in the room and online as best pitch! And congratulations to MopTech and Klar2O, selected by WILL to participate in the “Urban Hub – Accelerator & Innovation Center” acceleration programme. Good Luck!