Opportunity

Munters is actively searching for a practical and eco-friendly solution and/or system of solutions to capture moisture from the air in various setups and applications. This initiative is rooted in the company’s dedication to enhancing its standing as a leader in air treatment technologies, driven by a commitment to sustainable innovation.

Opportunity overview

Drawing upon a legacy of expertise, Munters has honed the art of creating optimal climates for residential and industrial contexts through its advanced air temperature and humidity management technologies. With each scenario presenting a unique starting point, the landscape of air treatment applications is remarkably diverse. This underscores the opportunity to overcome conventional boundaries, capitalizing on the potential to integrate moisture capture solutions into unanticipated contexts, such as industrial environments and cooling technologies. 

In this context, the solution should be able to operate even at moisture levels lower than 20% relative humidity and provide clean but not necessarily potable water (liquid). Thus, Munters’ interest is in water harvesting techniques based on, for instance, sorbent technology. 

In addition, the solution and/or system of solutions should aim to maximize energy efficiency, as sustainability is one of the main drivers behind innovation in this field, ideally using renewable and eco-friendly energy sources. As an industrial setup typically requires handling up to 20,000 liters per hour, the ideal solution would be robust, small-sized, easily implementable, and scalable.

Your opportunity with Munters

Munters is actively searching for a startup with specialized proficiency in capturing water from air. We aim to combine strengths and rigorously validate novel technologies through real-world applications in diverse contexts. This long-term collaborative journey presents the unique opportunity to validate your solution alongside industry experts on the client’s end, and test the technology’s adaptability in new industrial applications.  

Examples we're looking for

Absorption scalability

Solution and/or system of solutions that can absorb moisture from dry air. The solution should be scalable to collect larger amounts of moisture from the air through a small volume or area.

Energy and self-sufficiency

Solutions that can be combined with energy efficient power sources enabling the whole system to operate even in places with limited energy supply. Solutions that can be self-sufficient on only renewable energy sources are favorable.

Innovative materials

Solutions and materials that can absorb tremendous amounts of moisture relative to their weight and require little energy to re-release water molecules from the desiccant.

Munters is a global leader in energy-efficient air treatment and climate solutions. Using innovative technologies, Munters creates the perfect climate for customers in a wide range of industries. Munters has been defining the future of air treatment since 1955. Today, around 4,000 employees carry out manufacturing and sales in more than 30 countries.
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