Hebrew University and the technology transfer company Yissum announced on Wednesday that formation of a new consortium to develop water technology, the first such project in Israel.
The consortium has been awarded an operational budget for three years by the chief scientist's office in the Industry, Trade and Labor Ministry, with funding for the first year standing at NIS 15 million.
According to consortium representatives, the group hopes to find effective solutions to battle biofouling and also to develop new and useful methods to treat and save water.
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