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Presentation as delivered by David Goodtree at the "Symposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts" on May 8, 2012, about the water industry cluster in this great state.

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Massachusetts Water Industry

  1. 1. The Massachusetts Water Industry David GoodtreeSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts •  May 8, 2012
  2. 2. Engineering and ConsultingSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  3. 3. Goods, Services, & SystemsSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  4. 4. Government & Advocates state and federal government environmental & civic advocates MA Dept of Energy & Environmental AffairsSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  5. 5. Research and EducationSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  6. 6. Water Innovation patents per capita 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 MA CO NJ MD US WI MN CA PA IL OH TX FL drinking waste storm coastal industrial • search of US Patent & Trademark Office website, for patents granted from 4/30/1995 – 5/1/2012Symposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  7. 7. EPA SBIR grants # # metro / state grants companies Boston 15 14 Denver/Boulder 12 7 Raleigh-Durham 6 6 All Ohio metros 6 5 San Francisco 5 5 all Michigan metros 5 5 all 127 103 • top metro areas for grants awarded to commercialize water technology, from 2006 to 2010, •  including phase 1 and 2 grants starting at $80k, up to $450k total, • for metro areas within 100 miles of this area within the same stateSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  8. 8. Utilities, Management Companies, & AssociationsSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  9. 9. Major Industrial Users selectedSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  10. 10. Mergers & Acquisitions selected global / national co. MA company acquired AECOM Metcalfe & Eddy 2000 Siemens US Filter 2004 (US Filter) (IonPure) (1993) GE Ionics 2005 Kongsberg Hydroid 2007 Layne Solemetex 2005 Mueller Arkion 2009 Teledyne Benthos 2005 Xylem (ITT) Nova Analytics 2010 Siemens Cambridge Water Technology 2012Symposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  11. 11. Start-Ups and EntrepreneursSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  12. 12. Areas of Innovation forward osmosis non-fouling membranes • chemical disinfection stormwater management • underwater •  microbial fuel cell treatment power wave energy management • nutrient recovery nitrogen removal •  acoustic contaminant • underwater video inspection WWT for urban slums trapping •  real-time detection of toxins ozone sanitizer •  MEMS sensors • tunable surfactants infrastructure simulation •  bottle-top filtration •  biogas from wastewater • reservoir ballasted clarification evaporation • smart sequestration reduction underwater sensor communications UV water treatment •  engineered membranes aquatic ballast treatment infrastructure • viral removal of bacteria management • nanoporous membranes systems •  drought-tolerant lawn seedSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  13. 13. Recent Start-Up AwardsSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  14. 14. Start-Up Funding Sources selectedSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  15. 15. The Massachusetts Water premium sponsor Industry Market Map DRAFT Research & Education Engineering & Consulting Professional Services Services Goods & Services Research & Education Associations Consulting Legal Battelle Boston University Innovation & Design and Build, Regulatory Compliance Studies, Reme- American Water Works BlueWave Strategies Bowditch & Dewey LLP EIC Laboratories Fraunhofer USA Entrepreneurship diation, & Maintenance Association CUAHSI CLF Ventures Dewey Square Group Foley Hoag Goodwin Procter LLP Harvard University AECOM H2O Applied Technologies Analysis & Test Biological & Chemical Command & Control E2 Environmental ERG Hamilton Brook Smith Marine Biological Laboratory Alden Haley & Aldrich Partners Gemini Group & Reynolds Marine Renewable Energy Center Alternative Resources, Inc. Hatch Mott McDonald Alpha Analytical Lab Applied Water Solutions Accusonic Technologies EBCNE KPMG K & L Gates Massachusetts Tech Transfer Center MIT Northeastern University $ AMEC Environmental Amory Engineers Aquagenics Hazen and Sawyer HDR HNTB Arion Water Boston MicroSystems EMD Millipore Aqua Line Atlas Watersystems Inc bioMerieux Aclara AquaMetrix Cimetrics International Desalination Association Mass Rural Water Millville Partners ML Strategies Norbridge Lando & Anastasi LLP Mackie Shea O’Brien Mintz Levin Arcadis Horsley Witten Group Fluid Management Borden & Remington Association Price water house Nixon Peabody Ocean Campus Center IBM Accelerators, Incubators, & Angel, Venture & Private Arion Water Jacobs Engineering Systems Cambrian Innovation Massachusetts High Coopers Rich May Law SAIC Energy & Environment ATC Associates Mueller Systems Competitions Equity Capital Kleinfelder GeoInsight Cambridge Water Technology Council PwC Sullivan & Worcester TIAX Bennett Environmental Maguire Group Nova Ventures Group Giner Technology Massachusetts SAIC Energy & Wilmer Hale Tufts University Advanced Technology Ventures Associates Maintenance Service & Massachusetts Ecochlor Corporation ACTION Technology Leadership Environment University of Massachusetts / Amherst BASF Venture Capital BETA Engineering Alternative Septic Electrolyte Ozone Petrel Biosensors Cambridge Innovation Center Council University of Massachusetts / Boston Black Coral Capital Bhatti Group McClure Engineering System Test Center EMD Millipore Radiation Monitoring Center for Innovative Water Massachusetts Water Viridis Strategy Group University of Massachusetts / Dartmouth Braemer Energy Ventures BioEngineering Group Moran Environmental Recovery McLane Research Labs Environmental Devices Technologies Works Assocation Woods Hole Group University of Massachusetts / Lowell Clean Energy Venture Group Bluewater Corp MWH Onset Computer Operating Solutions RainBank Cleantech Open Brown & Caldwell New England Environmental New England Clean Warner Babcock Institute Flagship Ventures Corporation Holland Company Rodney Hunt Company Greentown Labs Cadmus Group Nitsch Engineering Perkins Elmer Energy Council Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Flybridge Capital Partners Koch Membrane Siemens Water MassChallenge Carr Research Laboratory Parsons Brinckerhoff Smithers Viscient PMC BioTec New England Interstate Worcester Polytechnic Institute GE Energy Financial Services Technologies Newburyport Cleantech Center Cashman Companies Practical Applications Purpose Energy Water Pollution Control NorthShore InnoVentures General Catalyst Triton Systems Inc CERES SAIC Energy & Environment Waters Corp Soane Energy Commission Hub Angels Investment Group CH2M Hill Stacey DePasquale Engineering Visenti Watts Water New England Launchpad Venture Group Clean Harbors Stantec Technologies Water Environmental Liberation Capital Comprehensive Environmental Tata & Howard Xylem Incorporated Tetra Tech Association Matrix Partners Durand & Anastas Environmental Tighe & Bond New England Water North Bridge Venture Partners Strategies TRC Solutions Works Association Rockport Capital Epsilon Associates Trimvirate Environmental Water Innovations Siemens Venture Capital ERG Vanasse Hangin Brustlin Alliance Stevens Capital Advisors ESS Group Veolia Water North America Terrawatt Ventures EST Associates Vertex Environmental Venrock Fay, Spofford & Thorndike Water Conservation Services Virgin Green Fund Fuss & O’Neill Weston & Sampson Filters & Membranes Other Pumps, Pipes, Valves GEI Consultants Woodard & Curran & Faucets GeoInsight Woods Hole Group Ground/Water Treatment Wright-Pierce & Technology Aqua Line AquaPoint Sloan Valve Clean Membranes Barclay Water Watson Marlow Desalitech Management Inc Accusonic FloDesign Sonics Technologies GE Power & Water GE Power & Water Bluewater Corp Koch Membrane Hydro Quip Circor International Layne Water Koch Membrane Rodney Hunt Nano Terra Layne Water Company Nanotrons Layne Water Watts Water Oasys Water Mass Tank Technologies OsmoPure MGD Process Pentair Technologies Reactive Innovations More Aqua Siemens Water Natgun Technologies Practical Applications Stonybrook Water Siemens Water Watts Water Technologies Technologies ThermoEnergy d&a provides decision makers with actionable business insights to support strategic or tactical decisions. d&a applies best-practice intelligence This market map was prepared based upon best available methodologies and advanced technologies to provide on-going knowledge information as of May 2012, and a draft was reviewed by discovery and insight reports, that ensure streamlined intelligence process industry executives at the Symposium on Water Innovation in Water & Wastewater Wave Energy customized to the client’s objectives. Massachusetts. Any omissions or errors are inadvertent. Services To learn more contact us at or visit us at American Water Free Flow Power Aquarion Resolute Marine NewStream Energy Veolia Water North America Water Solutions Group Whitewater Produced By sponsor sponsor sponsorSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  16. 16. CompetitionSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts
  17. 17. The Opportunity: Local Innovation > Global Export Education Industrial Research Users Utilities Start-Ups Advocates One° Product Companies Professional Engineering Services & Consulting State & Investors Federal GovernmentSymposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts