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Singapore Universities Top Ranking of Water Research Institutes
With water efficiency a global priority, Lux Research ranked the leading water research organizations and identified best practices for partnering with academic researchers
BOSTON, MA – April 30, 2013 – Two Singapore universities top the world in water research while a set of geographically widespread players specialize in key subsets of the water space as water efficiency attains global priority. The National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University took the top two spots, respectively, in a ranking of the top global water research institutes by Lux Research. Both focus mostly on desalination, reuse and membranes, the latter two topping global agendas as well.
The Top 10 water research institutes in Lux’s rankings, along with their areas of specialization, are:
“As water efficiency becomes a priority for countries around the world, well-funded universities and institutes are proliferating, doing research that could transform the water industry,” said Brent Giles, Lux Research Senior Analyst and the lead author of the report titled, “Top Academics and Institutions in Water Research 2013.” “Still, for a corporation or investor, finding the best university or institute partnerships is often hit or miss.”
Lux Research surveyed water research institutes, and profiled and interviewed key thought leaders across the world, to identify best practices for partnering with academic research over the next 15 years. Among their findings:
The report, titled “Top Academics and Institutions in Water Research 2013,” is part of the Lux Research Water Intelligence service.
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