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January 31, 2017

Concrete Canvas win the Eastern Area Innovation Award

The Eastern Area Innovation Awards ‘Dragons Den’ was held on January 30th at Cranfield University.


The event was chaired by Steve Kaye, Head of Innovation at Anglian Water and the ‘dragons’ on the judging panel included; Peter Simpson – CEO, Anglian Water and Institute of Water National President, Paul Valleley – Director of Water Quality, Anglian Water and Institute of Water Eastern Area President, Professor Tom Stephenson – Pro-Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation, Cranfield University and Paul Hickey – Deputy Director Water Quality, Environment Agency.


The winners were Concrete Canvas Ltd (Lee Church from Concrete Canvas is pictured with Paul Valleley) with their innovative solution to civil engineering challenges – ‘concrete on a roll’. Concrete Canvas will go on to represent the Eastern Area at the National Innovation Awards held at the Institute of Water President’s Dinner in Manchester on the 14th June.


Runners up were; CustoMem with their impressive new selective granular media for water treatment and Suds-Solutions and their unique storm attenuation system.


Click here to find out more about the Institute of Water Innovation Awards.

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