GAIKER receives the SCIENCE award at Lurra Bizkaia Sariak

The CATABB project is recognised by the Consorcio de Aguas Bilbao Bizkaia as the most relevant research project in the field of water

The GAIKER Technology Centre, a member of the Basque Research & Technology Alliance, BRTA, receives the Lurra Bizkaia Sariak Environment and Sustainability Award in the SCIENCE category for the creation, assistance and support of the Bilbao Bizkaia Advanced Water Treatment Centre (CATABB).

CATABB, promoted by the Consorcio de Aguas Bilbao Bizkaia in its commitment to innovation and technology and in whose creation the water treatment company STS, S.A.U. has also participated, aims to develop projects related to urban water management and to give a further boost to innovation in this sector, aspiring to become a pole of reference in research and innovation in the treatment of drinking water.

The prize-giving ceremony for the 1st edition of Lurra Bizkaia Sariak took place on Monday 27 June at the Euskalduna Palace in Bilbao. GAIKER’s General Manager, Santiago Rementeria, collected the award on behalf of GAIKER, who highlighted the significance of this award for GAIKER, as it is further recognition of its long history in the field of water treatment and the collaboration maintained with the Bilbao Bizkaia Water Consortium since 2015.

The Lurra Bizkaia Sariak awards of the Bilbao Bizkaia Water Consortium aim to recognise good management, innovative leadership and the necessary public-private collaboration in contributing to a sustainable future and greater well-being for society and its environment.