NE Satellite Catapult Conference

NE Satellite Catapult Conference – Ramside Hotel, Durham

Professor Louise Bracken was invited along to the NE Satellite Catapult Conference to introduce The Water Hub to SMEs within the data-led satellite applications industry. The purpose of this event was to help SMEs identify and develop innovative solutions to address societal challenges around water and the environment with the key attribute being to creating new collaborative partnerships to develop and land ideas in the water and environmental sectors.

We met a number of fascinating SMEs which we hope to develop strong relationships with in the near future.


The Environment Agency Market Stall Event

The Environment Agency Market Stall Event – Great North Museum, Hancock, Newcastle

The event was designed to showcase the work taking place across the North East to improve the environment and protect people and place.

The Water Hub was invited to this event where our Market Stall focussed on Blue/Green infrastructure and Nature Based solutions. Some great opportunities were realised at this event.


Water Dragons 2017 Final – Durham University

Water Dragons 2017 Final – Durham University, Durham

Members of The Water Hub team, Sarah Cotterill (Innovation Manager), Professor Louise Bracken (Scientific Director) and Chris Jones (Northumbrian Water) represented The Water Dragons event, presenting to the event and also being part of the judging panel. The event was hosted by Future Water Association.

Five exciting pitches were presented throughout the day from Quensus, Hydrosave, Fab Little Bag, Nuron and Waterfit with the Fab Little Bag announced as the final winner being on 14 April 2018 at the FWA Annual Awards lunch.

We will be hosting The Water Hub's Water Dragons Heat on 10th October 2018.