Innovation of the year 2012 Award December 2012 Press release
Contact: Dr. Jan Marc Lehky
NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR GETTING PURE WATER FROM AIR HAS RECEIVED THE INNOVATION OF THE YEAR 2012 AWARD
Prague, Czech Republic, 7th of December 2012 – In the framework of the XIXth International Symposium INNOVATION 2012 held in Prague from 4th to 7th of December 2012, the new water from air technology has received the Innovation of the Year 2012 award. The award ceremony took place at the Wallenstein Palace, Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. The Innovation of the Year 2012 award was handed over to Dr. Pavel Lehky (president of the Sanakvo foundation board) and Dr. Jan-Marc Lehky (member of the Sanakvo board and CEO of our technology partner LAMBDA) by senator Ing. Petr Bratský and Ing. Karel Šperling, president of the Association of Innovative Entrepreneurship CR.
The Innovation of the Year award is a well-established tradition and was awarded this year for the seventeenth time. In 2012 from the 350 submitted projects 15 projects have been nominated for the innovation of the year award. From these the water from air technology has fulfilled all strict requirements and was awarded the first prize as Innovation of the Year 2012.
The new water-from-air technology was also presented on 4th December during the XIXth International Fair of Inventions and Innovations and has generated broad interest among the visitors.
We are very pleased, that the experts of the evaluating committee have recognized the innovation and importance of this revolutionary new water-from-air technology for all persons who today have to suffer from water scarcity or the lack of clean drinking water. We are confident that a new step was taken forward to enable the new collaborative partnerships for future implementation of this new water-from-air technology. Any support will help to promote a fast and broad implementation of this new technology around the world.
SANAKVO (in Esperanto “healthy water”) is a Swiss, non-profit, humanitarian foundation, which supports and supplies technology for extraction of clean drinking water from the air for the neediest people in the world. Since 2010 Sanakvo has chosen to support and implement this innovative technology and has chosen to cooperate with LAMBDA for this purpose.
6th World Water Forum in Marseille March 2012 Press release
Contact: Dr. Jan Marc Lehky
SANAKVO PRESENTED A NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR GETTING PURE WATER FROM AIR AT THE SWISS PAVILLON OF THE 6TH WORLD WATER FORUM IN MARSEILLE (FRANCE).
Marseille, France 17th of March 2012 – Sanakvo Foundation participated in the 6th World Water Forum held this year from 12th to 17th of March in Marseille (France).
With 140 ministerial delegations, 800 speakers, NGOs, and public and private sector representatives from all over the world, the forum represented a key step to the resolution of water related problems in the world, from sanitation and access to clean water for all populations, to energy questions, including water resources management in light of climate change and food security.
Invited by the Swiss Water Partnership, hosted by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), our aim was to make known SANAKVO’s innovative technology and noble project “Water from Air” to a large audience from allover the world.
We also wished to contact local authorities, institutions and individuals from regions with big water scarcity, in order to build collaborative partnerships to advance towards any possible field experimentations and future implementation of SANAKVO’s technology.
This participation was a decisive step towards the realization of the next phases of the project. We had the opportunity to network with relevant individuals, whose reactions about SANAKVO’s technology were overall positive. Over 800 brochures were personally handed over to interested persons. The next step will be to follow and re-contact them to start discussing and working on a concrete collaboration as soon as possible.
SANAKVO (in Esperanto “healthy water”) is a Swiss, non-profit, humanitarian foundation, which provides/develops an innovative solution for one of the biggest problems millions of people worldwide face every day: Water scarcity.
SANAKVO develops and supplies technology for extraction of clean drinking water from the air for the neediest people in the world.
A broad implementation of this new technology will have a huge positive impact on the planet.
The Board of Trustees is composed of experienced specialists, who are engaged to humanitarian and ethical activities and motivated to fight poverty and diseases through challenging modern sustainable technologies and networked projects to provide safe drinking water to people all over the world.