Invest in Ontario has recently featured Forward Water Technologies as an Ontario startup Success Story. Starting from Prof Philip Jessop’s lab at Queen’s University, developed and launched by GreenCentre Canada, and receiving support from both the provincial and federal governments, Forward Water is a great example of how innovative technologies grow in Ontario.
There is a demand for innovative technologies that can address a growing global concern — access to clean water. Forward Water Technologies, a small start-up based in Mississauga, believes it has the solution. The company is on the road to commercializing a proprietary technology that it says not only has the capability to pull fresh water from wastewater, but it can do this using very little energy, and at the same time, reduce waste and greenhouse gas emissions. The key: an additive the company calls “switchable salts.”
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