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The IFOA is an international non-profit industry association with a singular focus on commercializing Forward Osmosis technology.
It is composed of members from private companies, industry professionals, and research or academic organizations.

Purpose:

+ Advocating for the global adoption, understanding and benefits of forward osmosis.

+ Establishing and promoting forward osmosis industry standards, specifications, procedures and terminology.

+ Providing a professional network for information exchange all topics related to forward osmosis.

+ Providing a single industry voice between its membership and the general public.

+ Encouraging cooperation between industry and government institutions for acceptance, regulation and performance standards for forward osmosis.

Governance

The IFOA is governed by a Board of Directors composed of professionals from companies focused in forward osmosis commercialization. The Board of directors: + Provide organizational strategy and leadership + Help structure and supervise IFOA committees + Recruit new board members + Foster a collaborative spirit to promote the emerging technology

Current Directors

William HarveyWilliam Harvey

Modern Water

Olgica BakajinOlgica Bakajin

Porifera

John WebleyJohn Webley

Trevi Systems

Oliver GeschkeOliver Geschke

Aquaporin

Committees

There are several committees that collaborate on an ongoing basis. The committees are composed of volunteers from the IFOA membership base, and include:

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Membership Committee

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Technical Standards Committee

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Events Committee

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Public Relations and Advocacy Committee

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Technical committees in the various aspects of FO technology

Be part of a coalesced single voice in the newly emergent FO technology.