Russian clean water startup makes finals of prestigious competition

BMG Intepco company listed as one of the most promising clean tech startups.

BMG Intepco company listed as one of the most promising clean tech startups.

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The Russian company BMG Intepco made the top 100 projects of MassChallenge UK 2016 with technology used to purify industrial wastewater at production facilities.

BMG Intepco was listed as one of the four most promising international startups in the Energy/Clean Tech category of the MassChallenge UK 2016, a global startup accelerator program that opens in September. When it concludes in late November all participants will have a chance to present their projects to potential international investors, partners and customers. A group of international experts considered more than 1,000 applications from 69 countries, and in the end only 100 finalists were chosen.

BMG Intepco offers solution for the removal of oil and pollutants from water / Press photoBMG Intepco offers solution for the removal of oil and pollutants from water / Press photo

“We were lucky to find ourselves among the world’s best startups, and as a finalist startup we have the opportunity to grow and win new markets,'' said Andrey Elagin, CEO of BMG Intepco. ``Europe is our strategic region and has a huge potential for our products.''

BMG Intepco offers an environmentally benign and efficient solution for the removal of oil, petroleum products and mixed pollutants from water and soil.

The technology is based on natural microgels / Press photoThe technology is based on natural microgels / Press photo

The company's technology is based on natural microgels varying from 50 to 1,000 nanometers in size that capture pollutants and force them to settle. BMG Intepco is an alumnus of the Russian startup accelerator GenerationS. 

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