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Battery-free solar based water desalination.
More water - lower cost!

Fair and CO2-free access to clean drinking water

Our vision is to offer a solution fighting the global problem of water scarcity with a sustainable and affordable solution for everyone at any purpose.

Grino-Water-Solutions-GmbH-Team

Who We Are

We observe that fresh water scarcity, the availability of energy and climate change effects are becoming crucial global challenges. As a response, we aim to solve fresh water scarcity by using only regenerative resources.

GRINO
WATER

Our Team

Grino idea started at 2017 from a research project at Friedrich-Alexander University, which was financed by Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy and later on by German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Grino have been ranked in top 10 startups of Nord Bayern.

Co-founder & CEO
Alireza Derakshan, Co-Founder & CEO Grino Water

Alireza
Derakshan

Co-Founder & CTO
Farzaneh Ahmadloo, Co-Founder & CTO Grino Water

Farzaneh
Ahmadloo

Co-Founder & CFO
Josef Schütz, Co-Founder & CFO Grino Water

Josef
Schütz

Technical Manager
Julian Göbel, Technical Manager Grino Water

Julian
Göbel

Co-Founder & R&D
Sebastian Hörlin, Co-Founder & R&D

Sebastian
Hörlin

OUR ADVISORY BOARD

Prof. Brem - Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Prof. Dr.
Alexander Brem

Prof. Brem is head of the chair of technology management of the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Prof. Dr. Matthias Thommes

Prof. Dr. Matthias Thommes

Prof. Thommes is head of the chair of separation science and technology of the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Ulrich Schwarze

Ulrich
Schwarze

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Ulrich Schwarze supports Grino with his decade-long experience as project manager in plant construction for conventional power plants for KWU and Siemens AG.