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Advanced Hydro Inc.

A technology company that purifies, reclaims, and reuses the most precious commodity on this planet - Water !

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2009
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

We provide seawater and brackish water desalination/purification systems incorporating patented membrane technology to reduce fouling. Our technology is offered with turn-key systems for commercial and industrial in applications from brackish water desalination, “produced water” management for oil and gas recovery systems, seawater desalination, and traditional waste-water treatment with polishing for further recovery and reuse.


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    Dileep Agnihotri
    President & CEO

    A serial technology entrepreneur with expertise across multiple industries such as - Water, Clean-tech, Energy, Semiconductor, Materials, Deal flow, and M&A.

    15+ years of experience in technology start-ups and business development; semiconductors; nuclear and instrumentation; materials analysis and nano-technology industry.
    5+ years of experience in Clean-tech industry (energy and water)

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    David Gelbaum
    Chairman of the Board

    Mr. David Gelbaum is the greentech industry's largest individual private investor who is also known for his efforts as an environmental philanthropist. He has invested over $500 million in more than 40 clean-tech and sustainable resource companies through his personal family fund, Quercus Trust.

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    Benny Freeman
    Chief Technology Advisor

    Dr. Freeman is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. His research is in the area of small molecule transport through polymers. Professor Freeman has published more than 250 papers and four edited books in this area, and he currently directs a research group of 21 PhD students and several postdoctoral fellows working on the use of polymers for gas, liquid, vapor membrane separation applications.

Previous Investors

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    Quercus Trust
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