Are your starting a business? Want to grow your company? Interested in how Bristol Water supports start-ups and innovation?
The workshop is our business incubator where we work with start-up businesses to help grow their business and make us a better business. We're a unique incubator as we want to become customers of those businesses we help to grow.
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Bristol Water arranged a day of collaboration looking on 24th of April 2019 at Future Space, Bristol to solve a number of its innovation challenges and hunt for the next emerging startup that will push the water industry forwards. Below are some short videos from our event.
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We are looking to solve a number of innovation challenges and we want your help to get there.
Effective water treatment is at the heart of what we do. We are seeking a step change in:
- Feed forward control
- Online, real time water quality instrumentation
- Invasive species management e.g. zebra mussels
- Zooplankton management
- Management of iron level in networks
What's on offer to your business
What is the workshop?
Dillan Hackett, Founder of Hackett Consulting, has been working within our incubator for a while looking at innovations within our robotics program.
Read his blog to find out more about what it's like.
Our Innovation Philosophy
What do swarms, memes, genes and waves have in common?… Look at this picture. What do you see? Imagery ©2018 Google, Map data ©2018 Google This isn’t a bizarre test of your psyche and you probably won’t know the answer unless you’ve worked in the water industry. This is a picture that has fascinated me…
…thoughts on an information based future. It’s the weekend, it’s blowing a gail, the temperature hasn’t been in double digits for a few weeks now and it’s definitely going to rain later. Time to hit the beach! Why would I do this? Because I’m obsessed with collecting better data. What?! Let me explain… For Christmas…
The Russians are good at thinking outside of the box. In the 1940s the Russian army trained an elite force of dogs to run under enemy tanks carrying explosives to target the weak underside of those tanks. However, when deployed in the field the dogs ran towards the familiar noise of the Russian’s diesel engine…
I was listening to Adam Buxton interviewing Diane Morgan, not your usual place for work advice, and I don’t think they were planning on helping someone working in the utilities sector, but they did. When asked about how she writes, she’s a comedian and an actress in case you didn’t know, she responded with “I…
This is a blog about innovation in the water industry. This blog can relate to any industry in the world but I care about water. A multi-million pound industry, a public service, a regulated industry. So I start it with a quote from a book by Andrea Beaty; “Strapped into the cockpit, she flipped on…
When people talk about innovation, they often talk of what’s new: what’s the new tech, the new gadget. And that it most certainly is; but when you look up what innovations means – not a great thing to be in your search history if you’re the ‘head of business improvement and innovation’ – it says…
Giving people time and space to think is always a difficult ask in an increasingly busy world. But I think it is vital to a business performing well. We tend to want constant results, to be always delivering something. But we can only deliver better results if we continue to think differently and expand what…