Kitchener, Ontario – February 12, 2018 – EMAGIN is pleased to announce that it was selected from over 80 companies to participate in the first United Utilities Innovation Lab (https://www.unitedutilities.com/innovation) as a solution in the Future of Water Category.
The Innovation Lab will enable EMAGIN to showcase its solution offering under different operating conditions across multiple processes. The team will be embedded within UU where it will be able to gain knowledge from working with and co-locating with end-users of EMAGIN’s software.
The lab takes place over 10 weeks, beginning on February 5th, and EMAGIN will be sending 6 members of its team over in stages to optimize process modeling, data integration, and showcasing success.
From United Utilities’ website: “United Utilities Innovation Lab is breaking new ground in the water sector by creating a window for innovative businesses to partner with one of the biggest water companies in the UK. We want to tackle our key business challenges so we can provide better, more cost effective services for our 7 million customers. That means building relationships with businesses who share our vision, ambition and appetite for innovation – with the potential to lead to longer term commercial partnerships.”
“We are very excited to be part of the Innovation Lab cohort. The opportunity to access operational knowledge with a global leading utility provides a lot of benefit to our growing team. It will allow us to demonstrate our technology in a live setting and showcase a custom solution for a large multi-site operator to the UK and abroad”, said EMAGIN CEO and co-founder Thouheed Abdul Gaffoor.
EMAGIN will also use its time in the UK to participate as the Deep Learning Sponsor at the World Water-Tech Innovation Summit in London, February 20-21.
EMAGIN has been rated as one of the leading data driven companies in the water sector globally, with multiple deployments across North America. EMAGIN provides water and wastewater facilities with an artificial intelligence driven platform, HARVI, that supports proactive real-time decision making. In doing so, HARVI helps facilities reduce operational costs, enhance reliability and prepare for emergencies. HARVI is a self learning and cost effective platform with one of the fastest integration times in the sector.
For inquiries please contact:
Jon Grant, Chief Strategy Officer
United Utilities is the UK’s largest listed water company and manages the regulated water and waste water network in North West England – which includes Cumbria, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside with a combined population of nearly seven million. United Utilities’ headquarters are in Warrington. Its shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange and the FTSE 100 Index. In 2017 the company was awarded World Class Status in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the tenth year in succession.