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PearlAqua™ Technology Highlighted in WQP Magazine

Our UV-C LED water disinfection technology was recently highlighted in the Water Quality Products Magazine. The article highlights the challenges of water treatment on the International Space Station (ISS) and how the solutions can help us back on Earth.

Read the article here 

Water Quality Products Magazine

AquiSense Technologies Exhibits at WQA 2018

Our team exhibited at the Denver WQA Convention in March. We highlighted the advances we've made in the last year in UV-C LED technology, including our PearlAqua Micro™, the world's smallest UV water disinfection system. If you missed us or were not able to attend, contact us at

We look forward to seeing you at next year's WQA conference! 

Water Quality Assocoation Expo
Displaying our UV-C LED disinfectio products at WQA

AquiSense Provides Progress Report on Water Treatment Project for International Space Station

BIOWYSE - water disinfection for the international space station

AquiSense Technologies (Europe) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of AquiSense Technologies LLC, has participated in the Biocontamination Integrated Control for Wet Systems for Space Exploration (BIOWYSE) project, a 3 Year European Union funded program that aims to address biocontamination issues on the International Space Station (ISS). The project incorporates an advanced UV-C LED water disinfection system engineered by AquiSense.


AquiSense is part of a seven-company consortium that has made significant progress on developing a potable water handling system for the use in future manned space missions. The intent of the project is to develop an integrated chemical-free system to control and monitor biomass growth in potable water systems aboard the ISS. Two years into the project, the consortium has developed the main components of the system, which includes a number of advanced technologies. AquiSense’s patent-protected UV-C LED Decontamination Module inactivates bacteria utilizing ultraviolet light. The next stage of the project is to begin integration testing in March 2018, followed by laboratory and field testing through to the end of the year.


“We are grateful for the opportunity to participate in BIOWYSE as this represents a significant milestone in the history of UV disinfection,” says AquiSense’s CTO, Jennifer Pagan. “Historically, UV systems would not have been considered for space applications due to the fragility and reliability of conventional UV systems that utilize lamps containing mercury. The development of UV-C LED based systems has spurred the development of an entirely new generation of UV technologies that are better suited for space exploration and other challenging environments.”


The UV-C LED disinfection system utilized for the BIOWYSE project is based on the core platform used in AquiSense’s PearlAqua™ product, which is the world’s first UV-C LED disinfection system and is backed by several patents, awards, and certifications. Applications being used today include those in industrial, commercial, medical, and residential markets. To learn more about the PearlAqua or the scope of the BIOWYSE Project contact us at

PearlAqua - UV-C LED water disinfection system
ISS - international space station

AquiSense's PearlAqua Micro™ Used in School Project to Demonstrate Water Treatment for Developing Communities 

We love new ideas at AquiSense and salute the young engineers at the Cube School for developing The Thinky Sinc incorporating our PearlAqua Micro, the world’s smallest UV disinfection system. Talk to us about truly distributed disinfection.

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AquiSense Technologies and Distform S.L. Collaborate to Offer Award-Winning Food Protection

AquiSense Technologies is proud to announce a commercial collaboration with Distform S.L. on their prominent product line, mychef™ combi ovens. The oven combines dry heat and steam and is endorsed by renowned chefs. AquiSense’s PearlAqua Micro™ has been integrated into the mychef oven for disinfection of the steam vapor. The addition of the PearlAqua Micro provides an enhanced level of protection against pathogens that affect food quality and safety. The PearlAqua Micro utilizes advanced UV-C LED technology and is the world’s smallest UV disinfection system.


Mychef ovens line offers accurate controlled climates, including customizable humidity, air flow, and multiple phases. Mychef ovens are the only oven to offer a completely disinfected vapor thanks to the integration of UV technology from AquiSense. The UV technology used in mychef line has gained Disform the Innovation Smart Label by HOST Milano 2017.


“We are very pleased that Distform has chosen to integrate the PearlAqua Micro into its mychef professional combi ovens,” said Thomas Arnold, the AquiSense European Sales Director. “We believe that this represents the largest scale deployment of UV-C LED water treatment technology integrated wholly into a commercial product to date,” says Mr. Arnold. “Distform is known as a leading-edge technology innovator in the gastronomy sector and we believe their choice reaffirms their commitment to technology innovation.”


“We are excited to announce the integration of this innovative UV-C LED system within our mychef product lines,” said Distform R&D Director, Albert Torne. “The PearlAqua Micro was extensively tested during the evaluation stage and we were impressed with the capabilities of this technology and look forward to working with AquiSense to further enhance food safety.”

PearlAqua Micro - small UV system
Disform mycheft - disinfected vapor for food protection

Aquatech 2017 Exhibit Showcases the Interest in UV-C LED Technology

The AquiSense team was proud to be hosted on the Aquatech Amsterdam Innovation Avenue during the water technology tradeshow. We received an overwhelming response to our newly launched enhanced PearlAqua Micro™ and received a record amount of leads! We had a great time meeting with everyone and our booth was busier than we had planned. Thank you all for visiting us at Aquatech Amsterdam! If you didn't get a chance to sit down with us at the show, please reach out and we'd be happy to have a call with you.

AquiSense at the Aquatech water technology show

AquiSense Technologies Enhances the Micro UV™ Product Platform

Th world's smallest UV system for water purification

AquiSense Technologies announced the introduction of enhancements to its PearlAqua Micro™ product platform, the world’s smallest ultraviolet water treatment system. All products employ UV-C LEDs enabling the application of UV disinfection literally at the point of consumption, opening entirely new applications for water treatment – Micro UV™.


“We introduced our Micro UV systems earlier this year in response to market demand for a low flow validated UV system,” said Oliver Lawal, founder and CEO of AquiSense Technologies. “Since its launch, these systems have been field tested by many leading global OEMs in a variety of markets including commercial, medical, transportation, residential, and life sciences. We have been pleased with the results and admire the creativity of our partners in applying this technology often in applications we never envisioned. The enhancements announced today are a direct result of intense collaboration with OEM partners.”


Introduced earlier this year, the PearlAqua Micro range has now been refined to reduce cost, cover an increased flow range, and added a UV intensity sensor option. “The addition of a UV intensity sensor is a game changing development for small flow systems and demonstrates the advantages of moving to a Digital Disinfection™ approach afforded by UV-C LEDs,” says Jennifer Pagan, CTO of AquiSense Technologies. “Being able to cost effectively incorporate UV intensity sensors into these systems is a key requirement for mission critical applications such as medical devices and ultra-pure water.”


Included in the enhanced product line are four additional models. Six discrete configurations are now available allowing for optimization based on process water conditions. Several specification improvements have also been introduced increasing the applicability and ease of adoption of the systems.


The official global launch of these new systems is set to take place at Aquatech Amsterdam between October 31st and November 3rd, providing exclusive first-access for attendees. AquiSense will be exhibiting these new systems at Booth 07.549B.

AquiSense Presents at IUVA World Congress in Croatia

Ultraviolet convention for advanced disinfction technologies

We are happy to be presenting at the International Ultraviolet Association World Congress in Croatia. Our team has several presentations at the conference as we hope to spread the word on the power of UV-C LEDs. See below for a list of our topics:


UV-C LED System Pilot Plant Study at Mill Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

Oliver Lawal


The Smartphones of Water Disinfection – How Micro UV-C LED Systems Can Increase Accessibility to Public Health Protection

Dr. Jennifer Pagan


UV-LED disinfection and space exploration: how design for the harshest environments can generate value here on Earth

Richard Simons


When Will UV-C LEDs be Suitable for Municipal Treatment?

Oliver Lawal

UNEP's Minamata Convention Ratified and has been put into Force

The United Nation's convention to eliminate the use and production of mercury has been signed by 128 countries and ratified by 76 making it an enforced treaty by the United Nations.


The Minamata Convention will have its first conference in Geneva the 24th - 29th of September 2017. 


The Minamata Convention on Mercury is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from the adverse effects of mercury. Major highlights of the Minamata Convention include a ban on new mercury mines, the phase-out of existing ones, the phase-out and phase down of mercury use in a number of products and processes, control measures on emissions to air and on releases to land and water.

Learn more here. 

mercury free policies from the United Nations

CEO of AquiSense, Oliver Lawal elected President of International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA)

The AquiSense team is very proud to announce that its CEO, Oliver Lawal was elected President of the International Ultraviolet Association at the IUVA World Congress in Dubrovnik, Croatia.


We can't think of anybody more eminently qualified to promote UV technologies and we look forward to supporting him in these endeavors!

International Ultraviolet Association presidents together

Former, current, and elected IUVA Presidents

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