Entrepreneurs from the U.S. and Perú earn places in annual ASME ISHOW USA cohort with accessible clean energy and water innovations.
GenH’s “Adaptive Hydro” solution is a rapidly deployable, modular hydropower system designed to electrify non-powered dams and canal heads without construction or investment in fixed infrastructure. “The Living Water System,” from Living Water Systems is a portable, low-cost rainwater harvesting system to ensure refugees and off-grid families have access to renewable, clean water. Made for families without access to a public water network, Wayru Perú’s “Wayru Portable Shower” functions without any electrical or pipe connection, is portable, and multifunctional for washing hands, clothes, and showering with less than 10 liters of water.
The three winning entrepreneurs were chosen from eight finalist teams from the U.S., Perú, and Uganda. Each team will be awarded $30,000 in seed grants and receive technical support to help bring their design innovations to market.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) ISHOW annually connects individuals and organizations developing innovative products that create positive economic and social impact with experts and resources to gain access to industry networks and help market their products.
The ISHOW has supported and funded more than 200 startups from more than 30 countries that are inventing products to solve global challenges, and is supported by The Lemelson Foundation.
Read more about the 2022 ASME ISHOW USA winners here.