The Jerusalem Post website is reporting that six Israeli companies made it into the water consultancy firm, The Artemis Project’s first Top 50 Water Companies Competition last week.
The site, quoting promotional materials, states that the award, “distinguishes advanced water and water-related technology companies as leaders in their trade for helping to build water into one of the great high-growth industries of the 21st Century. The companies were selected by a panel of experts based on an integrated matrix of four criteria: technology, intellectual property and know-how, team and market potential.”
Emefcy was founded in 2007 and its main product is the MEGAWATTER system. According to Emefcy’s site, the company “eliminates the energy consumption for wastewater treatment, by applying the principle of microbial fuel cells (MFC) (which feed on wastewater) for the direct production of electricity or hydrogen from wastewater.”
AquaPure was founded in Israel in 2002 and provides the municipal and groundwater treatment markets with innovative and proprietary Non Thermal Plasma – NTP technology to remove micro pollutants from contaminated drinking water.
The company recently completed a successful pilot test in California and expects to generate revenue from its products by early 2010.
Other Israeli companies in the top 50 are CheckLight, ProWell Leisco CleanTech and BioPetroClean.