New FO pilot project between Darco and Aquaporin aims to treat wastewater from semi-conductor...

Aquaporin and Darco see potential for FO in treatment of industrial wastewater from semi-conductor industries According to a recent article on Desalination.biz, Aquaporin and Darco Water Technologies are investing into the project...

Hollow fiber FO membranes gaining commercial traction

Singapore based decentralized water treatment solution provider, De.mem, recently announced it has secured exclusive rights for a new hollow fiber FO technology originally developed by Nanyang Technological University (NTU). De.mem are looking...

Ed Woode must die

So, who's behind the alias Ed Woode? Since transparency will be one of ForwardOsmosisTech's core values moving forward, it's time to reveal who's actually the site creator and facilitator. I, Mark Perry, have...

Forward osmosis should be considered a fouling resilient technology instead of a low-fouling technology

On August 23rd 2018, Siddiqui and co-workers - including renowned Anthony G. Fane, published the article "Exploring the differences between forward osmosis and reverse osmosis fouling" in Journal of Membrane Science. The...
Collaboration to promote FO commercialization

How can we promote FO commercialization?

How can experts and commercial players within the FO field collaborate to promote the commercialization of forward osmosis? The days are over, where companies can rely exclusively on internal R&D to bring...

New forward osmosis distribution partnership for Malaysia and Singapore

According to The Business Times, Darco Water Technologies' trading subsidiary - Ness Plus Trading - has signed an agreement to distribute hollow fiber forward osmosis products made by Aquaporin in Singapore...

FO systems are now one step closer to mass adoption

An industrial size FO-based Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) system is now operational in the Changxing Power Plant Skeptics towards the commercial viability of forward osmosis water treatment systems need look no further....
Commercialization drivers in the water treatment market

Perspectives on Commercialization of Forward Osmosis Technologies

The "low-energy technology" brand of forward osmosis Forward osmosis emerges with a brand of “low-energy technology”. This brand is indeed justified when merely considering the forward osmosis (FO) process and excluding the...
Reversing desertification by use of forward osmosis processes

Desert restoration through forward osmosis processes by Duan et. al. 2014

Harnessing forward osmosis processes for desert restoration and desertification reversal In their article "Evaluation of sodium lignin sulfonate as draw solute in forward osmosis for desert restoration" Duan et. al. describe the...

Q & A with FO system supplier – Darco Water Technologies

During 2018 an increasing number of commercial players have entered the FO market. According to a recent press release, Darco Water Technologies - with headquarters in Singapore - are aiming to...