Leading in innovation means we build sustainable strategic partnerships to support our innovation priorities; and that we are inspired by ideas and stories from other businesses and sectors.
Our annual innovation festival is a key enabler of how we innovate, bringing together a diverse range of creative people and organisations to collaborate and solve big problems in Design Sprints, workshops and Data Hacks. We also celebrate innovation culture with keynote speakers, lightning talks and STEM activities for young people.Find out more
Ofwat has established a £200 million Innovation Fund to grow the water sector’s capacity to innovate, enabling it to better meet the evolving needs of customers, society and the environment. Details of the OFWAT Water Innovation Competitions can be found on the OFWAT website. If you would like to explore partnering with Northumbrian Water to enter the OFWAT water innovation competitions then we'd love to hear from you.Please register your interest via Amplify, our open innovation portal
If you’d like us to consider a technology, product or service that is new to market or to the water sector then please log it via Amplify, our open innovation portal.Find out more