Member - Wasser 3.0

Wasser 3.0 stands for responsible research and innovation in connection with education and communication. Wasser 3.0 has been researching solutions for the removal of microplastics and micro-pollutants from our waters since 2012. Since May 2020 the Wasser 3.0 gGmbH – a non-profit company – was founded. We explain why we do what we do in the context of educational projects, public lectures and scientific publications. We meet complex challenges with versatile competences, from different perspectives and on several levels - for sustainable developments in our society and environment.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founder 2020
Company Size 4
Member Type
Founders Dr. Katrin Schuhen
Headquarters 76187 Karlsruhe, Allemagne
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Wasser 3.0


Wasser 3.0 pursues the goal of meaningfully counteracting global water pollution by micro-pollutants with solution-oriented research and innovation. In doing so, we are guided in particular by the sustainability goals of the United Nations with these key points: - Long-term protection of water as a habitat or as a central element of habitats. - Protecting water in its various facets as a resource for present and future generations. - Development of options for a sustainable nature-compatible, economic and social development. As a non-profit company, we are located at the interface between science, business, politics and society. Here we are looking for new ways to conduct responsible research and innovation with all parties involved and to launch effective solutions for clean water. Due to the Wasser 3.0 history, micro-pollutant research in the field of water is an essential component of our work. Water polluted with micro-pollutants is a highly complex system. Above all: not all waters are the same. Detecting micro-pollutants in water and removing them sustainably has posed enormous challenges for science and industry for years. Dr. Katrin Schuhen and her team at Wasser 3.0 represent a completely new approach. Here, a maximum of interdisciplinary expertise combined with enormous research and innovation power meets the necessary idealism.
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Headquarters 76187 Karlsruhe, Allemagne

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean Water and
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Affordable and
Clean Energy
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Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
and production
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