The CDTI launches a public consultation on innovative technological solutions in the field of water desalination

The Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI), a public business entity under the auspices of the Ministry of Science and Innovation, and the Gran Canaria Island Council have launched a public consultation to foster pre-commercial public procurement of innovations in the field of water desalination.

More specifically, it aims to promote participation by businesses currently active in the market in the presentation of innovative saltwater desalination proposals with a specific energy consumption of less than 2.0 kWh/m3, minimal environmental impact and integration of initiatives to foster a circular economy.

The results of the public consultation will be used by the CDTI to gather the necessary information to define the technical specifications of possible future projects offered for tender.

The consultation is open to the public and is intended for public and/or private physical or legal persons, whether individuals or constituted as joint ventures. Various proposals may by presented by the same party, whether individually or jointly with other parties.

The deadline for presentation of proposals is 45 calendar days from the date of publication of the Resolution on the Public Sector Procurement Platform and on the CDTI website.

This initiative, one of 7 selected from among more than 270 proposals, will involve participation by the Agency for the Economic Development of Gran Canaria, the Gran Canaria Water Council and the Technological Institute of the Canary Islands (ITC).

This coming 6 February, the Event Hall of the CDTIC located in calle Cid No. 4 will be hosting a joint event with the Gran Canaria Island Council to present the Preliminary Market Consultation carried out to determine the degree of development of technology in the field of saltwater desalination.

Click the following link to see the programme for this event and the registration details: