Industrial Innovations

Ceramic Membrane - 3rd Generation Membrane Technology for Filtration Application

KERASIEV® ceramic membrane is an innovative third generation filtration technology for water purification to distillery, dairy to pharmaceutical and waste water to oil refinery applications. It has shelf life of more than 15 years, which reduces the cost of ownership to less than 1/3rd of present available technology/process.

Area: Energy Sciences

Innovator: Dr. Sandeep Sarkar, Co- Founder, Need Inovation Private Limited,

Funding agency: Ministry of Micro, Small Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt of India

Benefits: The membrane has the cost of one sixth of the cost of available ceramic membrane (filter). The technology reduces the cost of ownership by one third.

Implementing institute: Need Inovation Private Limited, Kolkata

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