An MoU has just been signed between MEDRC and the University of Barcelona & its AECHE (Arab-Euro Conference on High Education) in order to collaborate on common topics of interest through research and capacity building activities as well as possible joint proposals for EU and...

Onsite Training to Improve Skills In coordination with the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA), the Ministry of Water and Irrigation Jordan and MEDRC two training programs were held in Jordan between the 1st and 12th of May, 2016. 20 employees of the West Bank Water Department were...

Qatar to Support MEDRC Palestinian Water Projects The Qatar Development Fund and the Middle East Desalination Research Center have signed an agreement that will see the Qatar Development Fund support important MEDRC projects in Palestine and Jordan.  Among the activities to be supported by the Fund are; Training...

Initiative to link Omani water researchers Muscat, Oman - April 27th, 2016 –MEDRC has launched a national network of desalination researchers. The network will promote knowledge exchange and transfer between Omani researchers, identify best practices to improve desalination processes and explore innovative technologies used in different...

A two day event to support research and innovation in the Palestinian water sector was held recently in Gaza, as part of a week highlighting scientific research in Palestine. The events were co-hosted by the Palestinian Water Authority, the Islamic University of Gaza, Al-Azhar University...

Professor Hans Hilgenkamp, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology and Prof. Rob Lammertink, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, Faculty of Science and Technology visited MEDRC HQ on the 4th of April, 2016 to discuss collaboration opportunities. The discussions tackled issues such as: how to...

A contract has been signed between MEDRC and GIZ Morocco with the aim to contribute to water and desalination terminology at Arab-term project. The specific purpose of the contract is: the compilation and translation of 500 entries (terms and definitions) from the domains "water nanotechnology"...

Combating HABs Threat to Desalination Plants in Oman: An Operational Model Red tide is a naturally occurring phenomenon, higher than normal concentration of microscopic, single celled, photosynthetic algae. The coastal waters of the Sea of Oman host many indigenous species of marine algae whose populations are...