BEWISe Biological Engineering: Wastewater Innovation at Scale

Bio Engineering: Wastewater Innovation at Scale


Unique to Europe

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The facility is the first of its type in Europe in large-scale wastewater treatment research using bacteria, which speeds up the translation and uptake of new innovations by the water sector.

BE:WISe is available to academia and industry to make innovations in wastewater treatment a reality for the water sector.

Applicants who are in the process of applying for research grants can also request a letter of support to aid their grant applications.

Equipment available at the facility:

  1. Activated sludge
  2. Trickling filter
  3. Low temperature anaerobic reactor
  4. Microbial electrochemical fuel cell
  5. Wetlands/lagoons

Applicants can be assured that social distancing measures are now in place at BE:WISe. Further risk assessments will be confirmed at application process.

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Northumbrian Water Group - Living Water: logo
EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council: logo
United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation