Dryden Aqua wins European Marine Energy Centre competition

EMEC seascapeEdinburgh-based Dryden Aqua has won the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) competition organised by the European Marine Energy Centre.

Dryden Aqua, an R&D intensive marine biological company specialising in sustainable water treatment technologies, will now be taken through the full ETV process to verify the environmental benefits of their innovative water treatment product, AFM (Activated Filter Media), which is a direct replacement for sand in sand filters.

Dave Wakefield, EMEC ETV Manager, explained; “On completion of the ETV process, we will provide Dryden Aqua with a Statement of Verification proving that the claims about their technology are credible and scientifically sound.”

Orkney-based EMEC provides facilities for testing wave and tidal energy converters in real sea conditions, and has facilitated the development of international standards for marine energy.

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