Terms & Conditions:

Please advise of any special dietary requirements at time of booking.Cancellation policy: Refunds can only be made if cancellations are notified at least 5 days in advance of the Workshop date.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Innovation brokerage workshop

November 22, 2017


There is a wealth of new technology and innovation being developed in UK universities which often translates into the development of new products in industry.  Successful translation and exploitation of academic research depends on recognising potential and forming necessary collaborations.  This SWIG Innovation workshop was designed to bring together academic research groups and interested companies to identify potential technologies, collaboration, and exploitation opportunities in the area of sensor technologies developed for use in water.

The need for new sensor technologies for water is often driven by legislation and the need for regular measurements at lower concentrations, or the need for more rapid or more reliable measurements made at remote sensing sites.  This encompasses a wide range of technologies that are used for measuring physical, chemical or biological parameters in or of water.  For examples sensors that measure water pressure, height or chemical and biosensors for measuring dissolved components, pollutants or microorganisms.  How remote sensors and sensor networks communicate reliably and securely, energy harvesting and data management are other important technology areas that form part of a modern water sensing system.
Chaired by: Leo Carswell, WRc Plc kindly hosted by WIRC at the University of Bath


Presentations can be downloaded in pdf format from the below links:

  1. Environment Agency innovation needs for water sensor technology. Rachael Shacklady, EA
  2. Rapid detection of bacteria in drinking water.Richard Bowman, University of Bath
  3. Rapid detection of bacteria using magnetic detection. Dr Jackie Barnett, University of the West of England
  4. A new spectral sensor for UV water contamination monitoring. Gavin Bell, University of Warwick
  5. Invitation for collaboration on optical sensors. John Attridge, Chelsea Technologies Group
  6. Lab on chip chemical sensors. Alex Beaton, NOC
  7. A fully autonomous water flow, pressure and quality monitoring device. Geoff Haswell, Piezotag
  8. Water sensor innovation needs of Thames Water’s pipe network.Paul Rutter, Thames Water
  9. Real Time analytics for imagery and large IOT sensor networks. Mike Everest, Meniscus
  10. KTN and Innovate UK Funding for business innovation developments.Liqun Yang, KTN
  11. Accelerating new technology uptake in the water industry.Ben Tam, Isle Utilities


November 22, 2017
Event Category:




University of Bath
bath, BA2 7AY + Google Map