Gallery UNYO 1
Gallery UNYO 1
October 2019
Headquarters 69003 Lyon, France

UNYO - A water filtration system to provide drinking water for up to 20’000 people.

Unyo works without any consumables and chemicals to ensure the most sustainable solution.

Unyo is a technology which doesn't need any consumable to treat water and makes it drinkable while keeping all its mineral. Also, this filtration system doesn't use any chemical thus reducing costs and environmental impact. Unyo is a mechanical filtration process which reduces risk and avoids any maintenance. The automatic backwash is in charge to take care of the filters and keep them operational for 10 years.

Key features

  • Removes all suspended particle (including 14 pesticides, 12 herbicides and 32 organic contaminants)
  • A reduction of 170kg of plastic usage per person per year
  • A reduction of 1208,9kg of Carbon Dioxide per person per year by the elimination of plastic water bottle


  • As there is no exploitation fee, clients will reach the payback the first year
  • A minimum save of 10 times the current price of water

Categories of Application

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

Activity Region

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Laos, Philippines,

North america


  • Headquarters
  • Activity

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