Water & Wastewater Asia Jul/Aug 2018

NEWSLETTER OF THE SINGAPORE WATER ASSOCIATION BRINGING A NEW VIBRANCY TO SINGAPORE’S GROWING WATER INDUSTRY In conjunction with IFAT 2018 Munich, a technology mission trip to Germany was organised by SWA. The main objective of the mission was to visit IFAT, the world's leading trade fair for water and sewage technologies. A Singapore delegation of 20, which comprised of six water companies as well as representatives from PUB, EDB, Enterprise Singapore (formerly known as International Enterprise Singapore) and SWA, attended the mission trip. The Singapore to Germany Ambassador Mr Laurence Bay also joined the delegation and welcome dinner. The main highlight of the five-day programme was a B2B Matching session, which was well attended by 34 foreign delegates and nine Singapore delegates. There were 39 pre-arranged meetings and 15 adhoc meetings, of which nineMOUsweresigned.Delegatesweregenerallysatisfied with the mission as they got to acquire new business contacts, gained more market insights and developed cross-border business collaborations. In addition, the delegates also visited WWTP Grueneck Neufahrn (State- Owned WWTP) and WWTP Oberschleissheim (Aerzen) for an in-depth understanding of overseas WWTP operations and smart remote monitoring system. TECHNOLOGY MISSION TRIP TO GERMANY 14 - 20 May 2018, Messe München