ICL use wastewater treatment tech from Migal research institute

ICL to use wastewater treatment tech from Migal research institute

7:01 AM, 7th July 2015
ICL to use wastewater treatment tech from Migal research institute

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL: Israel Chemicals Ltd said that its ICL Haifa subsidiary, signed a license agreement with Migal Galilee Research Institute for the use of proprietary technology related to wastewater treatment.

ICL Haifa will have the right to develop, manufacture and sell reagents developed by Migal to treat wastewater. The agreement between the parties follows the successful completion of a year-long pilot programme conducted by Migal in conjunction with ICL’s open innovation arm, ICL Innovation Ltd, to develop a method and unique component to help lower pollution levels of wastewater so that the water may be reused for irrigation. The technology will be deployed in agricultural products manufactured by ICL Haifa for its existing and future customers.

Migal is an internationally recognized centre for agro-innovation and metabolic engineering with expertise in plant-based platforms, wastewater treatment technologies, as well as clinical nutrition, precision agriculture, therapeutic molecules, chemical extractions, vaccine technologies and computational chemistry. Migal conducts interdisciplinary applied research that combines expertise in agro-technology, computer science and big data analysis, metabolic engineering, environmental and plant sciences, chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology.

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