Water showcase series

water@leeds, one of the largest interdisciplinary centres for water research in the world, is celebrating their 10th Anniversary (2009-2019) by teaming up with Nexus, the University of Leeds’ new innovation hub, to look for solutions to local and global water and health challenges.

Join water@leeds for the first of four Water Showcase Events, Water + Health, where they will be showcasing microbubbles, acoustic levitation, endoscopes and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to find out more about opportunities for research and innovation as well as funding support available.

The Water Showcase Series welcomes start-ups, leaders, disrupters and entrepreneurs to meet with academics and technical specialists whose work focuses on water and—or—health.


12.00 Registration and Networking Lunch

13.00 Welcome Address: water@leeds: interdisciplinary inspiration

13.15 Technology Collaborations: Water + Health

Short talks featuring current collaborations—paired speakers covering diverse topics:

  • Anti-Microbial Resistance & 100 International Water Research Questions
  • Microbubbles Consortium: Innovations & Applications
  • Water and wellbeing: Nature Based Solutions & Leeds
  • Endoscopes and leakage
  • Container Based Solutions and Public Health

14.15 Funding Opportunities & Next Steps

14:45 Coffee Break and Networking

15:15 (Optional) Tour of the Public Health Laboratories or 1:1 meeting with a scientific or funding professional

To learn more about collaborating with University of Leeds on water research or a technology project, email: water@leeds.ac.uk.