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About us

We are a Southampton, UK, based provider of advanced microfluidic sensor solutions for the water industry. We are part of the SKion Water group, a global water & wastewater technology provider, and proud members of SWIG and SWAN.

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Our mission

To bring the lab to the water, to monitor the health of our surface waters and to improve efficiency of water treatment processes, all aimed at protecting this most precious resource.

Our leadership team

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Dr. Oliver Hofmann


25 years' global experience in sensor development, operations, commercialisation, financing and company development, including as Director at Molecular Vision (acquired by Abingdon Health) and Senior Investment Manager at Inventages, a leading global Venture Capital fund.

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Andy Bates

Technical Director

20 years' Technical Management experience, ex Head Design at Kylmar (acquired by General Dynamics), ex Technical Director at Sesanti.

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Ed Mitchell


25 years' leadership experience in water industry including Exec Director of Environment & Business at the Environmental Agency & Director of Environment at Pennon Group plc, owner of South West Water, Bristol & Bournemouth Water. Current CEO of Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP).


We care about the environment and are passionate about protecting our natural resources, for a sustainable way of life and bright future for all.

Proudly aligned with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:

Good health and well-being
Clean water and sanitisation
Sustainable cities and communities
Responsible consumption and production
Life below water

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