Good networks pay off

About 350 members represent the German water industry and research sector.

20 committees offer members a strong platform to discuss their needs and interests in order to initiate new projects. The annual meeting of the committee leaders significantly influences the association’s agenda. The board consisting out of 13 directors represents the association in all matters and guarantees that all interests of the members are adequately considered. The headquarter in Berlin implements numerous projects in the interest of the members, continuously builds up new contacts, keeps the network running and is responsible for the financing of the association.

Become a member: Your advantages

Access new markets
Would you like to explore new markets or expand existing contacts at low cost, safely and effectively? With numerous market exploration trips, participation in foreign trade fairs and our own event formats, we offer a wide range of opportunities. In addition to specific market information, you will get in direct contact with potential customers and have exclusive access to non-public information regarding projects and tenders.
Be stronger and more visible with us
Collectively, the German water industry, which is mainly shaped by small and medium-sized enterprises, has a much stronger presence abroad! Find new partners from whose experience and contacts you may benefit and with whom you may jointly develop new markets and projects! Place your company profile online to be more visible for inquiries from abroad. Our member-of-logo will you give an official character.
Shape the future with us
In 14 country and regional forums as well as 6 working groups we provide you with the opportunity to actively participate and to influcence the work and services of GWP. German Water Partnership lives for and through its members.
Build a strong network
GWP members not only benefit from GWP in international business, but also find new customers and partners for their domestic market. Together we define the needs of the industry towards German stakeholders and decision makers. Furthermore, we establish contact with the regulatory authorities in Germany.
Benefit from business and science
We greatly welcom the cooperation between business and science. Hence, GWP connects numerous actors from both sides.
Identify funding opportunities
Thanks to our Development Cooperation Scouts and our close network with the key actors in foreign trade promotion and development cooperation, we can assist you in finding the best financing options and offers for you.

What our members say…

"Wenn man langfristige Ziele hat und beharrlich an deren Umsetzung arbeitet, ist Indien ein Markt, auf dem man mitspielen muss." Peter Althaus (ENEXIO Water Technologies GmbH)

"If you have long-term goals and work persistently to achieve them, India is a market in which you have to participate."

Peter Althaus (ENEXIO Water Technologies GmbH)

"Wenn man langfristige Ziele hat und beharrlich an deren Umsetzung arbeitet, ist Indien ein Markt, auf dem man mitspielen muss." Peter Althaus (ENEXIO Water Technologies GmbH)

"The trigger was IFAT. The presence of GWP is extremely important for us (...) as a small start-up."

Thomas Clemens, Pydro GmbH

"Wenn man langfristige Ziele hat und beharrlich an deren Umsetzung arbeitet, ist Indien ein Markt, auf dem man mitspielen muss." Peter Althaus (ENEXIO Water Technologies GmbH)

"For us it is important to meet other members, to (...) take advice and new ideas with us. This is the greatest benefit of the GWP network."

Dr. Miriam Sartor, Cerafiltec

"Wenn man langfristige Ziele hat und beharrlich an deren Umsetzung arbeitet, ist Indien ein Markt, auf dem man mitspielen muss." Peter Althaus (ENEXIO Water Technologies GmbH)

"Especially in new projects it can be very useful to bring along an official accompaniment - be it a contact to a ministry, embassy or anything similar. Of course GWP can (...) provide this."

Frank Pogade, Water Solutions International e.V.

"Wenn man langfristige Ziele hat und beharrlich an deren Umsetzung arbeitet, ist Indien ein Markt, auf dem man mitspielen muss." Peter Althaus (ENEXIO Water Technologies GmbH)

"GWP is attractive for us to increase awareness, create a network, benefit from the experience of other members and to find synergies."

Dr. Jochen Gaßmann, awama GmbH

New at GWP: CERAFILTEC

28.02.2020

The specialist for ceramic flat sheet membranes focuses primarily on non-European emerging countries. COO Miriam Sartor will explain which market opportunities she sees in those… Read more

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New at GWP: Pydro GmbH

28.02.2020

The start-up company has set itself the goal of minimizing water losses and saving energy at the same time through its measuring system. Business angel… Read more

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New at GWP: Water Solutions International

24.02.2020

As a non-profit association, Water Solutions International makes innovative solutions and technologies in the field of water and sanitation accessible in developing and emerging countries.… Read more

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New at GWP: awama GmbH

18.02.2020

The spin-off of the Braunschweig-based machine manufacturer BMA adapts new approaches in wastewater treatment with innovative technology. Managing director Dr. Jochen Gaßmann explains its advantages… Read more

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New at GWP: BEULCO GmbH & Co. KG

18.12.2019

The medium-sized enterprise from Attendorn offers solutions in the areas of domestic connection technology and mobile water supply as well as intelligent solutions and systems… Read more

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