3 - 5 June 2019

China BlueTech Awards

The China BlueTech™ Awards is a platform for innovative Chinese and international water/wastewater technology companies to establish their industry leadership and access an ecosystem for the Chinese and international experts, corporates, and investors. The annual China BlueTech™ Awards provide a high-profile platform for technologies to demonstrate market readiness. You can see the eight finalists and their products at the Bluetech Research Innovation Pavilion.

Read the China BlueTech Awards brochure »

The China BlueTech™ Awards (CBTA), are organized by BlueTech Research, a leading water technology research platform, and Mandarin Environment in partnership with Aquatech China. 

Aquatech China 2018 BlueTech Awards


This year's China BlueTech Award Nominees

The 2018 China BlueTech™ Awards Finalists are:

  • BDP Envirotech
  • HydroSpin
  • Materium
  • MetaMateria
  • PowerTechWater
  • Tusaar
  • WIN-911

Read the press release about the 2018 nominees »


China BlueTech Innovation Pavilion

Located at Aquatech China, the China BlueTech Awards Innovation Pavilion is where technology companies, investors, researchers, government and media convened to learn and share. The Innovation Pavilion is a unique element of Aquatech tradeshow, developed in partnership with Aquatech China, designed to bring together the best of international water innovation that can address water risks and challenges in China.

The finalists will present their solution for the Chinese market at the individual booth at the China BlueTech™ Awards Innovation Pavilion. Their 15-minute presentations will take place in the China BlueTech™ Awards Innovation Pavilion theater between 1pm and 3pm daily. Based on the judges’ evaluation of the finalists’ presentations, two winner companies will be announced in the categories of the Innovative Technology and the Market Readiness.


Our strategic partnership with Aquatech China includes the Innovation Pavilion, which is a top destination at the expo for Chinese water corporates, investors, and regulators.

Paul O’Callaghan BlueTech Research, Co-organizer

Submission criteria

  • Have at least one successful commercial scale pilot
  • Have the capacity to execute fulfill a purchase order within a year of the 2017 China BlueTech™ Awards


Technologies are scored by Chinese judges based on factors relating to ‘readiness’ for the China market.
Readiness factors include:

  • Scalability
  • Competitiveness
  • Strength of management team
  • Sustainable advantage over time
  • Other important market factors

Award Categories

  • Testing & Monitoring
  • Industrial Wastewater Treatment
  • Biosolids Treatment

In each category there are Chinese finalists, as well as international finalists.

Winners will receive

The China BlueTech™ Award winners will receive:

  • Pilot opportunities with Strategic Partners
  • Media coverage in Chinese and English
  • A trophy award and recognition at the awards ceremony