NEWIN Value Initiatives

Needs Identification

  • Identify critical needs for universities and industry to improve water sustainability

Networking & Best Practice Sharing

  • Improve communication and best practice sharing amongst members
  • Conduct water events like Symposium for Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  • Award Headwaters Innovation prize

International Partnerships

  • Align NEWIN with the water industry clusters in Singapore and Israel (and others) for research, market development, solutions and investment

Test Beds & Cross-border Testing Reciprocity

  • Connect resources and programs to create a series of world-class test beds and laboratories where new technologies can gain run-time and third party accreditation
  • Work with testing and certification agencies to reduce the amount of redundant testing and certification required for new technologies to gain regulatory approvals

Academic-Industry Partnerships

  • Help industry gain better insight into cutting edge research
  • Grow the for hiring graduates in the water industry
  • Help academia gain better insight into real-world problems and issues facing industry

Advocacy & Legislative Support

  • Identify and monitor key issues important to our members
  • Combine weight and voice of the New England Water industry
  • Provide aligned feedback and a vehicle for expressing expert feedback

Solution Seekers

Solution Providers

Ecosystem Enablers

For Industrial Water Users
  • Insight into cutting edge research
  • Exposure to new companies & solutions
  • Access to talent
  • Global partnerships; Discount services
  • NEWIN marketing and advertisement
For Technology Partners
  • Insight into cutting edge research
  • Exposure to new companies and solutions Test bed network
  • Access to professional talent
  • Global partnerships; Discount services
  • NEWIN marketing and advertisement
  • Business development
For Private Equity & Foundations
  • Domain knowledge and deal flow
  • Industry needs identification
  • Focused opportunities for impact investing Exposure to new companies and solutions
  • Access to professional talent and hiring
  • Risk management
 
For Public Water Utilities
  • Insight into cutting edge research
  • Exposure to new companies and solutions
  • Access to talent
  • Global partnerships; Discount services
  • NEWIN marketing and advertisement
For Academic Partners
  • Industry needs identification
  • Research collaboration
  • Professor and student exchanges; internships Support in grant submissions
  • Student hiring
For Professional Service Providers
  • Business development
  • NEWIN marketing and advertisement
  • Insight into trends and market forces
  • Access to professional talent