Areas of Activity and target groups
Research and innovation
Multidisciplinary research and innovation on key topics including water related public policies, regulation and management, covering emerging issues
like water governance, circular economy, climate change and cities of tomorrow.
- Knowledge collection and review
- Knowledge production and innovation
Education, training and capacity building
High-level education, training and capacity building initiatives for water professionals from all over
the world, contributing to reinforcing the intellectual capital in the water sector.
- Postgraduate education
- Executive training courses
- Professional training courses
- Capacity building
- Mobility exchange and integration
Think-tank and strategic advice
Assistance to different levels of decision makers in the water sector to define the best approach
for solving problems and challenges based on an independent, innovative, simple and effective strategic advice.
- LIS-Water high-level water conference
- Think tank / brainstorming
- Strategic advice
- Dialogue with policy stakeholders
Business and startup support
Support to industry, entrepreneurship and new venture development helping to explore innovation and create jobs in the
water sector, based on sharing knowledge and experience.
- Challenging innovation
- Startup incubation
- Startup acceleration
- Business advice and support
Community outreach and engagement
Awareness raising on water issues and enhancement of consumer protection, public engagement, ethics, integrity and
information towards society.
- Community outreach
- Water awareness
- Social engagement support