Invitation to PUB’s Grant Call Information Session on 12 Dec 2019
INVITATION TO PUB’S GRANT CALL INFORMATION SESSION ON 12 DEC 2019
PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, launched a Directed Request for Proposals (RFPs) on 2 Dec 2019 under the Competitive Research Programme (Water) to invite researchers and industries to develop solutions on the topic of “Low-energy Low-chemical Pre/Post-Treatment for Seawater Desalination”.
2 Energy efficiency for desalination has been a key research topic for Singapore. So far, significant research efforts have been directed to improve the main desalting step. To complement these ongoing efforts, pre-/post-treatment of desalination is recognised as a potential area for improvement and warrants further investigation. This Directed RFP 1901 hence solicits low-energy and low-chemical solutions for A) pre-treatment processes, and/or B) post-treatment processes (particularly boron removal) for seawater desalination. Proposed solutions related to main desalting step as an alternative to the existing (commercial) SWRO, which can improve and/or optimise the overall desalination treatment process, will also be considered in this RFP. More details on the RFP can be found in the Fact Sheet as attached in Annex A.
3 We are pleased to invite you to the PUB Grant Call Information Session on 12 Dec 2019, 9.30am – 12.00pm. This session will provide more information on the Directed RFP and you will get a chance to clarify specific queries.
4 The details of the Information Session are as follows:
Date : Thursday, 12 Dec 2019
Time : 9.30am – 12.00pm
Venue : Pierce Auditorium, Level 2, SgWA, 80 Toh Guan Road East, Waterhub, 608575
** We strongly encourage you to take public transportation to Waterhub as there is only season parking available in the building. For Alternative Car Park near Waterhub, please refer to Annex B.
|9.30am – 10.00am||Registration
*Breakfast will be provided
|10.00am – 10.15am||Welcome Remarks
By Ryan Yuen, Deputy Director, Industry and Technology Collaboration Department, PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency & Managing Director, Singapore International Water Week
|10.15am – 10.45am||Briefing on Grant Call 1901
By Yunita Tan, Senior Assistant Director, Technology Department, PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency
|10.45am – 11.00am||General Q&A Session|
|11.00am – 12.00pm||RFP Booths
Attendees can visit the RFP booths for specific queries on the grant call.
|12.00pm||End of session|
5 To enable a targeted and fruitful session, you are welcome to send in questions beforehand by replying to this email, so that we can address your queries over the presentation and Q&A session on the day of the roadshow.
6 We hope to see you on 12 Dec 2019 (Thu). Please RSVP by 6 Dec 2019 (Fri), 5pm by replying to this email (email@example.com) with your particulars below. You may also contact Ms Linda Lim at +65 6805 6445 for further information.
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