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Market Map: 
This Massachusetts Water Industry Market Map represents the breadth and depth of the state’s water industry. Click on the image below for a larger representation.

Or to download a high-quality file suitable for detailed viewing and poster-sized printing, see this PDF version.

Watch this TEDx presentation to learn about the Massachusetts water cluster and the genesis of SWIM – YouTube video

SWIM in the News:

We continue to make strides toward Massachusetts becoming a premier global water innovation cluster.  Please click the links below to explore some news and progress the SWIM organization and steering committee are making in this effort.

AWWA Journal Article: “How to Get Real Innovation Flowing in the Water Industry” – Jim Matheson

Boston Globe: “State Seeks to Build Water Tech Cluster”

Boston Globe: “Hire Shows MA Is Committed to Water Tech Sector”

Boston Business Journal: “NBD Nano, Others, Get $150k Grant To Advance Water Technology”

Northeastern University News: “A Rising Tide Lifts Emerging Water Innovation”

Mass. Clean Energy Center: “Patrick Administration Announces Three Grant Awards for Water Innovation”

The Wall Street Journal: “Water Is Scarce—and Undervalued” – Gretchen McClain, Xylem Corp.

Xconomy: “Massachusetts Water Mission to Isreal Looks to “Win Inbound Innovation”

Israel NewTech: “U.S. Water Industry Heads Network with Start-Ups in Tel Aviv”

The Jerusalem Post: “Mass., Isreal Cooperate to Build Water Innovation”

BostonInno: “Is Today the Start of a Water Tech Cluster in Boston?”

Mass High Tech: “State Aims To Be Water Innovation Leader”

Metro Boston: “Could Massachusetts Become a Global Leader for Clean Water Technology”


SWIM 2012 on Twitter:

Matthew Nordan ‏  @matthewnordan
Symposium on Water Innovation in MA about to start — Gov Patrick, then me + opening panel. Ultra senior, sharp audience here

Mass High Tech ‏ @MassHighTech
Local companies, state officials today are asking what it will take to corner the $500B water market?

Jamie Eldridge ‏ @JamieEldridgeMA
Symposium on Water Innovation is major effort by @MassEEA to highlight emerging water innovation cluster in MA – i.e., Clean Tech jobs

Jamie Eldridge ‏ @JamieEldridgeMA
The Symposium on Water Innovation was in part conceived by @MassGovernor Trade Mission to Israel, given Israel’s expertise in water use

Jamie Eldridge ‏ @JamieEldridgeMA
Perfect day for the Symposium on Water Innovation at Goodwin Procter, good precursor to tomorrow’s rollout of report on water infrastructure

Oasys Water ‏ @OasysWater
Oasys highlighted as #water technology innovator by @MassHighTech in article on Symposium on Water Innovation in Mass

Kaycee Roberts ‏ @kayceer
This sounds so cool! I want to go! Symposium on Water Innovation in MA: http://www.swim-ma.com/

“MA has more patents per capita in water innovation than any other state” @dgoodtree #SWIM 2012

“An opportunity to tell the world that we are a leading water innovation cluster” @DGoodtree at #SWIM 2012

Thanks to Goodwin Proctor for hosting today’s #SWIM Conference on water innovation – excited for the conversation!

Carolyn Dykema ‏ @CarolynDykema MIT: students very interested in designing sustainable water soln’s & contributing to better qual of life worldwide. #water

Carolyn Dykema ‏ @CarolynDykema
MA has more water tech patents per capita than any other state.

Carolyn Dykema ‏ @CarolynDykema
Great jobs potential for MA in water innovation. At packed symposium w business, venture & @massEEA.

Jim Matheson ‏ @jmatheson
MA aims to be global water innovation leader – SWIM conference convenes tomorrow to accelerate. efforts

Jim Matheson ‏ @jmatheson
Why such a disconnect between the water and clean energy sectors? And how do we create a stronger H2O cluster in Boston? In the US?

Scott Kirsner ‏ @ScottKirsner
May 8th in BOS: How will MA become the global innovation leader of the $500B water industry? http://swim-ma.com