11 Oct 2017

WIL Europe Porto 2017

CIIMAR has received, on the 25th of September, the visit of “WATER INNOVATION LAB-shaping the new leaders in the water sector”, powered by WATERLUTION within the scope of Porto Water Innovation Week.

It was with great enthusiasm that a diversity of WIL participants with different backgrounds and nationalities were able to visit CIIMAR labs and exchange experiences.  CIIMAR researchers Cristina Calheiros and Ana Ferreira had integrated this program that intents to develop future water leaders to think holistically, design innovatively, and communicate effectively across cultures.

WIL sets a platform to promote relationships and networking, accelerate knowledge sharing, build transferable leadership skills, and co-develop potential solutions to water challenges across the globe.