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“Water is a vital resource, and its availability and quality are declining globally. So I think we are in desperate need of new technologies and entrepreneurial people that work on improving that circumstance.”

Michael Hank, Founder of inge AG, Seccua GmbH,

The Journey of Innovation in Water Technology

Water scarcity and pollution are critical issues affecting millions worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services. This alarming statistic underscores the urgent need for innovative solutions in water technology. Entrepreneurs in the field are developing groundbreaking technologies to address these challenges, from advanced filtration systems to sustainable water management tools.

Bringing Together Stakeholders at the Forefront of Water Tech Excellence

The recent Tech Tour Water Tech 2024 live event in Aarhus, Denmark, gathered 100+ of the most interesting stakeholders in this space, featuring entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors who are passionate about sustainable solutions in water technology. Among them was Michael Hank, who virtually joined us to share the story of his two successful startups.  

Lessons from the Frontline: Michael Hank’s 25-Year Journey in Water Tech

In a fascinating feature video, Michael shares perspectives and lessons learned from his 25-year journey in the water technology sector. Starting his first business in 1999, he delves into the trials and triumphs of building successful companies in this very challenging sector. Michael shares his personal experience on starting from scratch, raising capital, growth & expansion, as well as successful exits for a true value-packed learning session.



To connect with more inspiring entrepreneurs like Michael, join us for this or other upcoming sustainability events programmes in 2024!


Within the larger sustainability space, we are excited to feature a selection of 80+ growth companies at this year’s Tech Tour Energy & Decarbonisation 2024 programme – the live event will be held in November in Essen, Germany.


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