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Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute
Globally ranked among the top research and technology organizations in its field, the Nanyang Environmental and Water Research Institute (NEWRI) ecosystem strives to take cutting edge inventions to innovative engineered solutions for various domains in water and sustainability, including Biotechnology, Membranes, Green Chemicals and Materials, Resource Recovery and Environmental Sensing and Modelling.
Well equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including a remarkable suite of high-end analytical equipment - chromatography, spectroscopy, microscopy, imaging and cell analysis, and automated sample preparation, NEWRI’s deep research is supported by such strong analytical capabilities and scaled-up through robust engineering to industry-scale applications in the field, through piloting and deployment at full scale in real life settings.
Some examples of NEWRI’s urban solutions for deployment include lower energy desalination, autonomous water treatment systems, next generation solid-waste solutions, advanced agriculture technologies, and resource recovery for circular economy.
Through industrial and CSR projects with commercial and social impact, NEWRI continuously endeavours to make a difference towards developing a true circular economy through efficient reuse innovations, and harnessing the value in waste. Based on the relevance of its work, NEWRI has built close collaborations with several leading industry players in its fields of research, and co-created holistic environmental engineered solutions.
Aligned with NTU’s dramatic growth in global rankings and impact over the past decade, NEWRI is committed to grow, evolve and diversify through its close engagement with funding agencies and industry partners, and will collaborate with multinational companies, large local enterprises, as well as small and medium enterprises and start-ups to co-create innovative and commercially viable products and processes.
NEWRI continues to stay engaged in its vision to be the pre-eminent Water and Environment Research Institute for leading-edge research, translation into world class products, and developing a highly skilled workforce.
Chemical & bioassay screenings & applications
Wastewater characterisation & water chemistry