• Protecting the health of Europeans against contaminated drinking water through increased understanding and accurate testing for waterborne pathogens


  • Generating new knowledge on the molecular genetics of viral, bacterial and parasitic waterborne pathogens


  • Evaluating technologies and their impact in the field with water providers and food producers.

    Commercial partners

  • Developing new technologies to prevent and control the spread of waterborne disease


The AQUAVALENS consortium has brought together SMEs, Industries, Universities and Research Institutes with
the mission of protecting the health of European Citizens from contaminated drinking water and water used in
food processing. We will achieve this by developing sustainable technologies to enable water system managers
whether in large or small water systems or within food growers or manufacturers to better control the safety of









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