An Integrated Project Funded by the European Commission under the Sustainable Development, Global Change and Ecosystems Thematic Priority Area.
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Contract Number: 018320
Project Cordinator: Dr. Theo van den Hoven KIWA Water Research
Project Duration: 1st January 2006 to 31st December 2010


Face-to-face internal communication within the Techneau project partners and dissimination of results to stakeholders and the drinking water community will take place through:


Regional Technology Platforms

The Regional Technology Platforms are the main vehicle for dissemination and consultation activities in TECHNEAU. The RTPs function as a platfrom for communication, consultation of stakeholders, dissemination, training activities and consortium meetings. RTPs will be organised 2 times per year throughout Europe and will make use of existing networks and local partners, represented in the TECHNEAU consortium. At the start of the project the Regional Technology Platforms will focus on consultation of stakeholders for additional input to the project and to create support among stakeholders. In a later stage RTPs will focus on dissemination of TECHNEAU results.


For more information on past and future regional technology platforms please see the RTP overview.


In addition to the Regional Technology Platforms several workshops will be organised by the Techneau consortium. For information on future and past workshops please follow this link.

Techneau Conference

The TECHNEAU Conference on 'Safe Drinking Water From Source to Tap - State-of-the-Art and Perspectives' was held June 17 - 19 , 2009, in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

The conference provided a leading podium for professionals concerned with drinking water challenges and adaptive strategies. TECHNEAU, in cooperation with other research programmes in Europe and beyond, presented state-of-the art and breakthroughs on water treatment technologies, sensors and monitoring and water systems simulation and operations.

For further information, please refer to the conference summary.