(October 3, 2016) Brodarski institut at the Congress of WETSUS, the European Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology

The annual congress of WETSUS, the European Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, was held on 3 and 4 October in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. The Congress theme was Financing Innovation. On the first day of the congress, a panel discussion on financing innovation in the Eastern European countries and their smart specialization strategies was held. Representatives of institutions from Romania, Hungary, Lithuania and Croatia participated in the panel discussion that was moderated by the representative of the European Commission, the Minister of the Environment of the Netherlands, and WETSUS Permanent Representative in Brussels. In the panel discussion Croatia, i.e. Brodarski institut, was represented by Nina Antičić, M.Sc. The second day of the congress was dedicated to researchers and scientific themes. Some forty projects were presented in parallel sessions. On both days of the congress there was an exhibition where innovations related to water technology were presented. More than 40 exhibitors presented their products, services and technologies. During the two days the congress was visited by some 700 visitors.