Scaling a Membrane Technology: An In-Depth Look at Quality Control

Dozens of new membrane technologies are invented at universities every year, but almost all fail to be commercialized – in many cases because of issues that arise during scale-up. The United States Department of Energy (DOE), Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), placed a vote of confidence in Membrion’s ability to solve for membrane quality issues efficiently when they issued a $1.1 million Phase II Small … Read More

Let’s talk! When podcast hosts get inside Greg Newbloom’s head to talk about novel approaches to water conservation and recycling

Inside the mind of an entrepreneur is a busy place, and inside the mind of Membrion’s founder and CEO, Greg Newbloom, is no different. It is no surprise he is regularly asked to speak at conferences and for conversations on podcasts. He chats about our startup journey, how Membrion navigated COVID challenges, and how we are impacting water across industries … Read More

It was a Milestone Q1 of 2023 for Membrion

Changing the World of Wastewater Reclamation We were off and running in January, making water from waste, and planning to make more than ever before. Since the new year, numerous industry leaders registered votes of confidence in Membrion by participating in our Series B funding round. We also announced a collaboration with W. L. Gore & Associates, and led some … Read More

Membrion pioneers new approach to cooling tower water treatment to reduce water needs in manufacturing processes

Every industry faces the need to cool down equipment to execute their manufacturing processes. Often, cooling towers are used to achieve this outcome. Membrion recently completed a pilot showing successful results in significantly reducing cooling tower blowdown (also called “bleed down”) with minimal pre-treatment and no chemicals. Our approach was a departure from traditional cooling tower water treatments as we … Read More

Magna Imperio Systems and Membrion Announce Strategic Partnership

By: MI Systems HOUSTON – Oct. 5, 2022 – Magna Imperio Systems® Corp. (MI Systems) and Membrion® are partnering to provide the next generation of high-recovery desalination of groundwater and waste brines. The two companies will leverage Membrion’s CeramIX® ion exchange membranes with MI Systems’ END® technology. Membrion’s CeramIX membranes provide industry-leading high flux, low scaling performance under harsh water treatment conditions, including low pH and … Read More

Membrion receives DOE award for novel manufacturing of desalination membranes

SBIR award to improve quality and mainstream ceramic desalination for water savings Seattle, September 8, 2022 – Membrion announced today that it received a $1.1 million grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE), Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The Phase II Award will support a two-year project to develop, implement, and … Read More

Water & Technology Shortages – How Membrion Impacts Both

In the United States, the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 passed recently, and again the world is focused on the microelectronics industry. Chips are semiconductor component parts and Membrion’s ceramic desalination membranes are effectively treating water in this industry. Semiconductor manufacturing processes involve large quantities of water and create harsh wastewater conditions that are well suited for CeramIX® membranes Regardless of location, water … Read More

BlueTech Forum Research Event

Greg recently traveled to Vancouver to attend the Blue Tech Forum 2022 where the focus was a radical collaboration for regeneration. Since 2010, BlueTech Forum has brought together the brightest minds in the global water sector to find solutions to water challenges. This year, the focus was on creating dynamic partnerships, the key to achieving bold progress in the areas … Read More

Membrion’s Ceramic Desalination Processes – Not Your Typical EDR

Membrane And Desalination Technologies Ceramic desalination is an emerging process being leveraged across multiple industries. It’s being used to enhance the efficiency of existing, challenging water treatment processes and to recycle wastewater that was otherwise too expensive to recover. Ceramic desalination is electrodialysis, but with game-changing new performance. Here is a primer on this membrane and desalination process. Ceramic desalination … Read More