Forward osmosis system commercialization

Forward osmosis systems and their commercialization opportunities

Review of commercialization opportunities for forward osmosis systems Today, FO based systems are primarily used in niche applications where traditional pressure driven filtration membranes cannot be used. The US based company Hydration...
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Inquiry: FO membrane elements for pilot unit with 2 to 3 m3/h feed flow

Recently, we received an inquiry from Dr. Arcari (Customer Experience Supervisor  Membrane) who is on the lookout for FO elements to complete a 2 -3m3/hour FO pilot unit. If you’re a...
Commercialization drivers in the water treatment market

Commercialization drivers in today’s water treatment market

Increased productivity is the main commercialization driver  in today's water treatment market We - humanity - find ourselves in a situation where, in order to solve the water challenges we have created...

BBC Horizons: forward osmosis for industrial wastewater treatment

The concept of using forward osmosis for industrial wastewater treatment was recently covered in a BBC Horizons episode for BBC World News Earlier this year, Sharanjit Leyl from BBC World News visited...

Growing interest: forward osmosis in Zero Liquid Discharge systems

The use of Forward Osmosis Technologies in Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) systems and application is gaining traction According to a recent International Desalination & Water Reuse article, Darco Water Technologies (a specialist...
Efficiency of forward osmosis desalination by McGovern et. al. 2014

Efficiency of forward osmosis desalination by McGovern et. al. 2014

Article suggesting that forward osmosis is not energy efficient compared to reverse osmosis gains social media attention On June 21st 2014, McGovern, a post-doc at MIT's  Department of Mechanical engineering, and co-workers...
Forward osmosis system commercialization

Why is it challenging to commercialize forward osmosis technologies?

Challenges when commercializing forward osmosis technologies Water treatment systems based on forward osmosis membrane technologies are situated very early in the introduction stage of the product life cycle, and have been so...
An all-encompassing review of the forward osmosis technology anno 2012

An all-encompassing review of forward osmosis technologies anno 2012 by Zhao et. al.

Why Zhao et. al. 2012 is one of the best recent review articles on forward osmosis technologies In their article “Recent developments in forward osmosis: Opportunities and challenges ” from 2012, Zhao...

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...

Forward osmosis market survey: preliminary results

Initial poll results show a strong demand for bench and pilot scale forward osmosis systems. Based on the votes from the initial 29 respondents, there is a strong demand in the FO...