STAR Water received Most Popular Media Award in the “2018 Innovation and Fortune China” Annual Competition, Chengdu China

STAR Water has been selected as the finalist in the “2018 Innovation and Fortune China” Annual competition and “Inno-investment Future” Investor Summit held in Chengdu, China from 5th – 6th December. This event is organised by the federal Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Municipal Government in Chengdu. STAR Water was selected from the Sydney Division as one of the three outstanding overseas projects to be invited to the Chengdu finals. Competing with US, Canada, Singapore and Chinese companies, STAR Water also received the “Most Popular Award” voted by media and the public.

For the investor summit, Chairman Mr. Eric Love presented STAR Water’s innovative technologies and solutions in sponge city and ecological construction to more than 500 investors and technology leaders from around China. As the innovation hub in western China, Chengdu attracts entrepreneurs from all over the world. As the innovation leader in the environmental industry, STAR Water places Chengdu in the western sector of its operational strategy in China, combining technology with local conditions to create a sponge-based eco-city solution for the city.

STAR Water to exhibit in the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai

STAR Water will be exhibiting at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), a major global business development initiative taking place from 4th to 10th November 2018 in Shanghai. It is an initiative led by the Chinese government to give firm support to trade liberalization and economic globalization and actively open the Chinese market to the world.

Eric Love, Chairman of STAR Water, said: “The People’s Republic of China is already one of the largest markets in the world. Policy settings such as ‘Beautiful China’ and the Sponge Cities Program will further expand this market while improving the environment of China. Our company wishes to support China’s commitment to sustainability through the localization and supply of technology that can assist these fantastic environmental initiatives.”

STAR Water has also formed a “Sponge City Technology Collaboration Group” with Storm Consulting, Optimal Stormwater and Frankische offering complimentary technologies and services for Sponge Cities application in China. They will be in Shanghai during the expo to attend business meetings and forums.

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STAR Water is Finalist in the 2018 Premier of NSW Export Awards

STAR Water has been selected as the finalist in the Environmental Solutions category for the 2018 Premier of NSW Export Awards. The Export Awards celebrate NSW business excellence in international trade and recognise exporters’ contribution to the NSW economy.

The winners of the Export Awards will be announced at a prestigious Awards Gala dinner on 24 October at the Star in Pyrmont, NSW. Winners in the National Award categories will represent New South Wales at the Australian Export Awards National Ceremony on 27 November 2018 in Canberra.

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STAR Water to exhibit at the 2018 Shanghai International Sponge City Construction Fair

STAR Water is exhibiting at the 2018 International Sponge City Construction Fair in Shanghai from 14th May to 16th May 2018. This expo is organised by municipal engineering institutions in China. It aims to bring together local and international businesses that are active in the Sponge City construction industry. The exhibition will also showcase the industry’s latest products, equipment, technologies and solutions.

STAR Water won 2nd Prize in the 2nd China Innovation and Entrepreneurship International Competition

On 18th March, STAR Water was awarded second prize in The 2nd China Innovation and Entrepreneurship International Competition (Sydney Division) and ranked number one in the “Material Science and Energy Conservation” category.

The international competition which attracted 1,400 projects worldwide (169 projects from Australia) is sponsored by the municipal government of Shenzhen in China. It provides opportunities to global companies to develop projects in Shenzhen as well as offer policy support for talent incentives, industrialization incentives, technology finance and project incubation. The total investment amount that arises from the competition is RMB $20 billion.