Wetsus, European Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology

European centre of excellence for sustainable water technology

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

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About Wetsus

Wetsus, European centre of excellence for sustainable water technology, is a facilitating intermediary for trend-setting know-how development. Wetsus creates a unique environment and strategic cooperation for development of profitable and sustainable state of the art water treatment technology. The inspiring and multidisciplinary collaboration between over 100 companies and 23 EU research institutes in Wetsus results in innovations that contribute significantly to the solution of the global water problems.

Wetsus is located in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Wetsus’ scientific research program is defined by the private and public water sector and conducted by leading universities.

What does Wetsus focus on?

The Wetsus research program on sustainable water technology focusses on:

  • drought resilience, 
  • healthy environment, 
  • sustainable water, 
  • recovered resources

These main areas are divided into about 20 research themes, ore information about these research themes: www.wetsus.eu.

How is it working with them? 

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  • What makes your company a great place to work for young talents?

    Studying physics, chemistry, biology, environmental sciences, environmental technology, life sciences? Looking for an internship or graduation opportunity? In water technology all these backgrounds come together to work on solutions for global water problems. You can join us!

  • Is it possible to progress to a full-time position after an internship or apprenticeship?

    The possibilities after you have succeeded your master thesis, you can apply for a PhD position at Wetsus. We have 2 recruitment calls per year for PhD researchers.

  • Can students and recent graduates work remotely?

    preferably not. Our colleagues come from all over the world to our unique research environment. To work and see each other gives great vibes and learning environment!

  • Do you have any particularly busy recruitment periods throughout the year?

    For intern-graduation students we always have projects available throughout the year. We have 2 PhD researchers recruitment calls per year. For more information you can go to www.phdpositionswetsus.eu.

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  • International presence

    1 country

  • Average age of employees

    30 years

  • Values

    Innovation • Reliable • Joy • Cooperation

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Company head office

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Their CSR commitments

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  • A facilitating intermediary for trensetting know-how development in the field of watertechnology

  • Inspiring and multidisciplinary collaboration between companies and research institutes

  • we want to solve the global water problems