IDE Water Technologies invests in R&D and sustainability

Israel’s IDE Technologies has announced an increased investment and focus on the sustainability of seawater desalination and water treatment facilities through research and development in fields that are adjacent and complimentary to water.

Tomer Efrat, VP, R&D, IDE Water Technologies.
Tomer Efrat, VP, R&D, IDE Water Technologies. - Photo: Business Wire.

The company will promote new advanced solutions in areas including energy generation and storage, carbon management, and resource recovery.

As part of this initiative, Tomer Efrat will serve as vice president, R&D. Efrat has served in a variety of technological and commercial roles been at IDE since 2005, including as process engineering manager and director of business development, leading IDE's water treatment activity. Dr Boris Liberman, CTO Membranes and vice president at IDE, will support Efrat in this new role.

“Desalination and water treatment continue to be IDE’s core passion, especially as our planet faces strains on natural resources and ongoing challenges, such as climate change, highlight the immediate need for more sustainable technologies,” said Alon Tavor, CEO of IDE Technologies Group. “We are proud to share our commitment to R&D and investment in sustainability within desalination and water treatment. I am confident that Tomer will successfully lead our team of talented individuals in driving project momentum so that regions across the globe can benefit from IDE solutions and expertise.”