“Water scarcity is everyone’s problem. By 2025, two out of every three people will face water stress. What if desalination could be transformed from an option of last resort to a cost-effective, sustainable, global solution?”
- TEAM DESALINATION
NRF Singapore sets the national direction for policies, plans and strategies for research, innovation and enterprise. The NRF aims to transform Singapore into a vibrant R&D hub that contributes towards a knowledge-intensive, innovative and entrepreneurial economy; and make Singapore a magnet for excellence in science and innovation.
Singapore has no natural resources and limited land for water catchment or water reclamation facilities. The new innovations generated from the Water Desalination XPRIZE will contribute to Singapore’s efforts to grow into a global hydro-hub of innovation.