Jorge Garcia Del Arco
A #SDG6 explorer focused on the invisible challenge of water quality @https://www.aquaradar.net #SealOfExcellence #H2020 #GreenDeal
Over 30 years of fast and intense management experience (Sales, Marketing, Strategy, Customer Experience Management) throughout the entire Telecom supply chain, BPO and Shared Value consultancy.
OUR WHAT : Transforming water quality data into useful information for decision-making by different agents. Two lines of work:
AquaRADAR = Real Time Water Quality Monitoring Solution based on different data sources (Satellite, Drones, Multiparametric Probe,...)
Consultancy and Engineering of the Integral Cycle of Industrial Water Management.
+R&D: Emerging Contaminants Monitoring and Biotreatment
OUR WHY : Sustainable Water Management (Economically, Socially and Environmentally)
2020: Seal of Excellence H2020 Green Deal. Following evaluation by an international panel of independent experts was scored as a high-quality project proposal in a highly competitive evaluation process. This means passing all stringent Horizon 2020 assessment thresholds for the 3 award criteria: excellence, impact, quality and efficiency of implementation
2020: BIND 4.0 : One of the 38 startups selected (out of 577 applications from 78 countries) for the 4th edition of the Industry Accelerator
2019: TOP 10 finalist for the Galileo 5G Challenge of the GALILEO Masters
2019: TOP 10 finalist for the Galileo IoT Challenge of the GALILEO Masters
2017-2018: Top 10 finalist for the MIT Water Innovation Prize . Out of more than 130 participants, we were the only European startup finalist in that edition, and the only one without any MIT alumni
2017: Acceleration of the initial prototype at the CIC in Boston
My confession: I´m a fan of Mr. R. Buckminster Fuller “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
A bonus one: I get fired up about Social Innovation and SDGs. Now focused on #SDG6