More about the company Wasser 3.0

Wasser 3.0 non-profit GmbH (gGmbH) is a green tech company

from Karlsruhe, founded in 2020, which operates at the interface between materials science, water management and water technology.

The Wasser 3.0 strategy detect | remove | reuse focuses on innovative solutions for dealing with microplastics and micropollutants such as pharmaceuticals, heavy metals, PFAS, pesticides and / or fertilizers in various waters.

In view of the extent of global water pollution, we take a systemic approach and work with a focus on effective waste prevention strategies and preventive, environmentally friendly action, also in the areas of education and awareness.

As a sustainability entrepreneur, Wasser 3.0 acts non-profit, cross-sector and with the aim of making measurable contributions to the UN sustainability goals in the areas of clean water, green innovation, climate protection and responsible production.

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Various awards already as a research project

Between 2012 and 2018 Wasser 3.0 was developed by the former junior professor Dr. Katrin Schuhen initiated as a university research project. A wide range of prizes, including the GreenTech Award, Umweltpreis der Hans-Raab Stiftung, Umweltpreis des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz and Partslife Umweltpreis line the path. In addition, Wasser 3.0 was recognized as an innovative place in the land of ideas.
Full speed ahead

Just a few months after the founding of Wasser 3.0 gGmbH, the first major successes in piloting our Wasser 3.0 PE-X® process in municipal sewage treatment plants, in industrial process water and in seawater were recorded.

In addition to winning the Get in the Ring-Impact Berlin competition and the United Arab Emirates' Global Innovations Awards, we were also accepted into The Futures Project's accelerator program.

With the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution Label for our Wasser 3.0 PE-X® process, we are one of the #1000Solutions that have been certified and awarded by the Solar Impulse Foundation, founded by Bertrand Piccard.
Numbers, data, facts & transparency

Instead of marketing, we rely on communication. Not b2b, b2g or b2c, but h2h - human to human.

We go into the depth of research in our scientific publications. The aim here is to describe the scientific facts factually correct and for the scientific world.

Scientifically founded facts prepared for everyday use can be found in our information and educational materials and our videos and press articles.

In our blog for water without microplastics and micropollutants and social media channels, we provide insights into our projects as well as our thinking and acting as a green tech company and sustainability entrepreneur.
The power of networks

On our way to

water without microplastics and micropollutants

, we rely on networks and the exchange with various stakeholders from science, business, politics, and society. Through dialogue and the will to act, we make active contributions to a wide variety of transformation processes for a more sustainable future.