Membrane Distillation in Remote Areas

Duration: 2008 – 2011 ● Client: European Commission (FP7) ● WIP Role: Research and Innovation, Communication and Dissemination ●

Membrane distillation (MD) is a desalination technology mostly suitable for small distributed desalination systems powered by solar energy. The technology is very robust against different raw water and ambient conditions.

The MEDIRAS project is focused on the following four main objectives:

  • Reduction of water production costs by utilizing the potential for cost reduction of membrane distillation modules and system technology
  • Expansion of field for applications leading to an expanding market and decreasing production costs by serial production
  • Water quality management leading to a guarantee of the product water quality and ensuring that it complies with the highest drinking water standards
  • Financing concept for market introduction of MD- systems in regions with low purchasing power (developing countries and emerging nations)

Let’s Connect

- Join us in Shaping the Future of Renewable Energy. -

WIP Renewable Energies

phone +49 89 720 12 735 • email



WIP Wirtschaft und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co Planungs-KG · WIP Renewable Energies
Sylvensteinstr. 2, 81369 München, Deutschland · Registergericht München HRA 46696
Haftende Gesellschaft Wirtschaft und Infrastruktur GmbH · Registergericht München HRB 7828
Geschäftsführer Veranstaltungen & Wissenstransfer: Jonas Bergmiller, Geschäftsführer Geschäftsentwicklung & Strategie: Jannis Haack
Geschäftsführer Projekte & Consulting: Dr. Rainer Janssen, Geschäftsführer: Dipl.-Ing., MBA INSEAD Hans Hammer

We ask you to agree to the use of cookies and analysis tools to anonymously evaluate the use of our website so that we can make your visit to our website as comfortable as possible and further improve our services

For more info, please see our Privacy Policy.

Edit settings

You can disable the following optional tracking tools:

necessary (session) cookies for the operation of the website
Matomo web analytics service