City-zen partners Waternet, Sanquin and TU Delft awarded with a bronze medal at IWA Project Innovation Award 2018

Waternet, Sanquin and TU Delft are awarded with a bronze medal at the the IWA “Project Innovation Award 2018”! With the project: Bloodbank’s pharmaceutical processes cooled with cold from drink water infrastructure.

The ceremony took place at Monday 17th of September at the 2018 Project Innovation Awards, the first night of the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition. A water event that attracts over 5,000 international water experts.

The IWA Project Innovation Awards recognise and promote excellence and innovation in water management, research and technology.

Want to know more about the project?

1) Read the article about how important a succesful cooperation is in succeeding innovative projects (research)
2) Smart cooling and heating systems for pharmaceutical processes (project page)
3) “Waternet levert kou aan bloedbank” (in Dutch)

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    A city operating entirely on clean energy. In theory, it's possible. But in real life? How to integrate new solutions in existing buildings, systems and people's lives? What are the technical, economic or social barriers? And how to overcome these? That's what we learn by doing in 20 projects in Grenoble and Amsterdam.

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