Discovering Value In Uncharted Waters
At Mekorot, we support and incubate sustainable water innovation, from the heart of the Startup Nation.
who we are
in Israel and across the world whose solutions have the potential to transform resource management as well as water use, treatment, and reuse. Our partnerships serve to develop new approaches to ever-more complex climate change challenges, faster, more efficiently, and with a new breath of innovation.
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of our portfolio companies' climate solutions, to turn them from islands of success to seas of change. We incorporate Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations into our investment process and act in the best interests of our planet.
We convert physical, financial, and human capital into ideas, then convert these ideas into green innovations, savings, and knowledge banks.
Including an international R&D center for wastewater treatment and recycled water, and beta sites and waterboxes for testing. We have extensive national and international access to third-party grants, such as the EU Horizon 2020, with the right combination of industry talent and expertise.
have fueled our ability to not only survive but to also thrive in a challenging water-scarce environment. Today, our many patents and ongoing patent filings document the excellent results of our long-time efforts and technology pool.
as long-time intrapreneurs in the water industry, we know the difficulties that come with turning ideas into realities. That’s why when we select our startup partners, we want them to be exceptionally driven about solving a problem that is relevant to the world of water.
extends different forms of assistance for advancing innovative technologies developed by both startups and established companies
list of needs
Water Resources | Groundwater Hydrology | Groundwater Wells | Surface Water
Water Treatment | Desalination and Membrane Systems
Water Quality Monitoring and Water Security | Pumping Equipment | Electricity | Energy | Piping Systems | Pipe Accessories | Hydraulics and Pressure Transients Materials and Corrosion | Cathodic Protection | Reservoirs | Water Tanks
Wastewater Treatment and Effluent Reclamation | Effluent Reclamation Hydrology
Command & Control | Digital transformation and information technology Cyber | Physical Security | Advanced analysis missions | Asset Management | Decision Support Systems (DSS)
For the full list of needs, please click here to download
in the world today. Behind this success is none other than Mekorot – when the average water loss rate of water utility providers in the OECD is 15%, Mekorot boasts a mere 3%.
to combat the accelerating climate crisis, we need faster action, adaptability, and dynamic collaboration. To that end, we founded Mekorot WaTech® and began to support local and international startups and entrepreneurs to expand our innovation footprint and to turn our world into a better place for all.
is rooted in our proud history in Israel – a desert country with scarce water resources. Since our establishment in 1937, we have been a driving force in our small country’s big ability to produce more water than it needs, as well as life-giving technologies such as desalination and drip irrigation.
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