Membrion receives DOE award for novel manufacturing of desalination membranes – Seattle, USA

Membrion announced today that it received a $1.1 million grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE), Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The Phase II Award will support a two-year project to develop, implement, and optimize a machine vision system to provide real time analytics of Membrion’s roll-to-roll ceramic desalination membrane production line.

“Goal One of the Water Security Grand Challenge is to launch desalination technologies that deliver cost-competitive clean water. Membrion’s ceramic desalination membranes are doing just that,” said Greg Newbloom, founder and chief executive officer [