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Grant Call on Low-Energy Seawater Desalination Solutions

Are you ready take a deep dive into low-energy seawater desalination solutions? Submissions are now open for Singapore’s National Water Agency’s (PUB) request-for-proposal.

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PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, has launched a request-of-proposal (RFP) of soliciting system level seawater desalination solutions with a total energy consumption of 2 kWh/m3 or less.

This RFP solicits solutions on low-energy seawater desalination systems that cover the entire desalination process from after seawater intake to before post treatment, to be installed and tested at the Desalination Integrated Validation Plant (D-IVP).

This call is open to private sector companies, public sector entities and Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) based in Singapore or over-seas, who want to explore solutions on low-energy seawater desalination system.

You can find more details on the RFP here.

Invitation to information session and site showround with an introduction to PUB’s request-for-proposal (RFP)

PUB invites you to an information session on April 17th and site showround on April 20th with an introduction to the RFP on low-energy seawater desalination solutions.

RFP Information Session, Monday 17th of April 2023

  • Date: Monday, 17 April 2023

  • Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm

  • Physical Meeting Venue: Pierce Auditorium, Level 2, SgWA, 80 Toh Guan Road East, Waterhub, 608575

The physical session has a maximum capacity of 130 pax on a first-come first-served basis. To enable a targeted and fruitful session, you are welcome to send in questions on the RFP beforehand by emailing to

Programme for the Information Session:

  • 2.00pm – 2.30pm: Registration for Physical Attendees and Virtual Participants Login

  • 2.30pm – 2.40pm: Welcome Remarks (By Dr Pang Chee Meng, Chief Engineering & Technology Officer, Technology Department, PUB)

  • 2.40pm – 3.10pm: Briefing on RFP (By Andrea Li, Senior Assistant Director, Technology Department, PUB)

  • 3.10pm – 3.50pm: General Q&A Session

  • 3.50pm – 5.00pm: Networking Session (Physical attendees can connect with other collaborators or visit the information table for queries on the RFP)

  • 5.00pm: End of session

Register and sign up for the information session before April 10 2023 here.

Site Showround at D-IVP, Thursday 20th of April 2023

  • Date: Thursday, 20 April 2023

  • Time: Session 1: 9.30am – 10.30am, Session 2: 11.00am – 12.00pm

  • Venue: 62 Pasir Ris Drive 3, Singapore 519499

Register and sign up for the site showround before April 17 2023 here.

Additional information:

Each session has a maximum capacity of 15 pax on a first-come first-served basis, thus organisations are requested to limit the number of attendees to three per organisation.

All attendees are required to bring their NRIC or passport for security clearance and appropriate PPE (safety helmet and covered steel-toed shoes) for the site visit.

Please note that attendance at the site showround is NOT compulsory. For queries, please contact, or

Contact the Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore for more information about business opportunities and how Denmark seeks to inspire green transition in Southeast Asia:

Mark Edward Perry

Head of Trade at the Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore

Phone: +65 9088 5567


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