Globally, start-ups are making waves in the water industry, especially in the US and Europe. In Asia-Pacific, competition among the water start-ups’ is intense too, especially in more developed economies, namely Singapore and Australia. In Southeast Asia, Singapore is a thriving center of innovation excellence in water. Therefore, the growing presence of start-ups in this country is encouraging; most of these offer unique propositions such as membrane technologies, filtration, and resource recovery. The study aims to present current industry opportunities and selected water startups' propositions. These emerging companies are considered notable for their remarkable technological solutions, and it is likely to challenge incumbent industry participants.
Table of Contents
1. Executive Summary
Summary of 10 Start-up
Water and Wastewater Treatment (WWWT) Market—Overview of Emerging Water Companies
Key Drivers and Challenges
Aging utility infrastructure
Demand of advanced treatment solutions
Ease of business set-up in Singapore
Availability of governmental support and funding mechanism
Reduced expenditure by water utilities
Low levels of awareness and confidence
Risk of limited funding and bureaucracy hamper
Water utilities, bearing responsibility and national interest in water security
Technology Propositions by Start-up Water Companies
Market Potential for Water Start-ups
Leading Start-up Water Companies in SEA
Profiles of Water Start-ups
Aquaporin Asia Pte. Ltd.
Optiqua Technologies Pte. Ltd.
Metawater Co. Ltd.
HydroVision Asia Pte. Ltd.
Visenti Pte. Ltd.
Medad Technologies Pte. Ltd.
WiseWater Pte. Ltd.
Ceraflo Pte. Ltd.
DeMEM Pte. Ltd.
Hiraya Water Solutions
Abbreviations and Acronyms Used
The Frost & Sullivan Story
List of Figures & Charts
1. Water and Wastewater Treatment Market: Key Drivers and Challenges, SEA, 2015
2. Water and Wastewater Market: Leading Start-up Water Companies, SEA, 2015
1. Water and Wastewater Treatment Market: Position Matrix of Common Technologies from Water Start-ups, SEA, 2015
2. Water and Wastewater Treatment Market: Market Potential for Water Start-ups, SEA, 2016