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Emerging technology in 2023

Emerging technology in 2023

With new ideas and emerging technology breaking through every day, what can we expect in the future? Innovate UK KTN's Director of Ideas, Dr Steve Welch, discusses some of the most exciting areas of R&D that we can expect to make an impact in 2023. R&D is the...

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I-Phyc completes round of fundraising with Growthdeck

I-Phyc completes round of fundraising with Growthdeck

I-Phyc, the leading natural wastewater treatment company, has completed its round of fundraising through private equity firm Growthdeck. I-Phyc’s product uses algae to remove pollutants from wastewater. The product provides a viable green alternative to the...

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I-Phyc Announces new CEO

I-Phyc Announces new CEO

Industrial Phycology Limited, the provider of a nature based, chemical free, sustainable water recycling process, has announced the appointment of Simon Gretton-Watson as new CEO. Simon was previously on the senior management team and board at Safetykleen...

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I-Phyc’s Team Building Away Day

I-Phyc’s Team Building Away Day

As we are sure you are all aware the team at I-Phyc are very passionate about the environment so they decide to help a local river clean the water ways and have agreed to test their water quarterly to make sure it is of a good quality. The local newspaper The Frome...

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‘Green’ water treatment firm raises further £2.3m

‘Green’ water treatment firm raises further £2.3m

I-Phyc – the Mercia-backed company behind a nature-based wastewater treatment solution – has raised a further £2.3m to establish itself as the technological leader in ‘circular’ solutions to remove wastewater contaminants. The latest investment was led...

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Natural Water Treatment: The Way Forward

Natural Water Treatment: The Way Forward

An overabundance of phosphorus in water can cause a number of adverse ecological effects. Traditionally, chemicals have been used for P removal. But a new process of removing phosphorus from wastewater using algae is becoming more and more established.  Here,...

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The true cost of new P-removal infrastructure

The true cost of new P-removal infrastructure

Every few decades, infrastructure needs to be upgraded. This is true in every industry, but for sectors with annual budgets, like the water industry, it can be hard to justify the long-term investment required to replace obsolete infrastructure that is no longer fit...

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The power of micro algae in water treatment

The power of micro algae in water treatment

I-Phyc has established an approach to wastewater treatment that harnesses the natural power of micro algae. Here, Dr Thea Ekins-Coward, Chief Scientific Officer at I-Phyc, provides an overview of the organisations’ technology and dives deep into the applications of...

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate all women working in very male dominated positions, but we are especially celebrating the women that work at I-Phyc and specifically out Chief Scientific Officer Dr Thea Ekins-Coward. Overcoming severe injuries in a lab accident in 2016, she has...

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Announcement regarding Dr. Dan Murray

Announcement regarding Dr. Dan Murray

Dr. Dan Murray, who founded the company in 2012 and now the company’s CTO, has decided to re-focus his incredible talents in other areas of algal science and will be leaving full-time employment at I-Phyc. Dan had the foresight, drive and ambition to develop a...

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