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Water filtration


Europe consumes billions of cubic metres of water each year. Several Graphene Flagship initiatives study new solutions for water purification, using graphene-enabled filters help remove contaminants, pesticides, heavy metals and dangerous pathogens.
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Our Graphene Flagship Spearhead Project GRAPHIL develops innovative graphene-enabled filters.

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This Graphene Flagship Spearhead Project develops innovative graphene-enabled filters for household water treatment and portable water purification.

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Our stories on water filtration

Graphene solutions for filtration


Membranes with graphene and layered materials show promise in water filtration, due to their tunability and efficiency, in addition an added value for the circular economy.

An interview with Letizia Bocchi


Get to know Letizia Bocchi, from our partner Medica SpA, who leads the Graphene Flagship Spearhead Project Graphil, focused on graphene-based water filtration

Sustainable, clean water on-the-go


Graphene Flagship Spearhead Project GRAPHIL produces innovative water filters to ensure easy access to safe drinking water for a sustainable cost.

Graphene to remove heavy metals

Graphene to remove heavy metals

Our Graphene Flagship Partnering Project 2D-CHEM develoved new filters to remove heavy metal pollutants from water, expanding the potential of graphene to produce clean water.

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GRAPHESALT overcomes the main critical limitations of water desalination

A sweet solution!

Graphene Flagship partner Tecnalia created and patented GRAPHESALT to desalinate sea water, overcoming the main critical limitations of the state-of-the-art technologies.

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