Merlin Innovation Awards 2023

Merlin Innovation Awards 2023

MERLIN seeks new and widely applicable solutions for restoring or enabling financial benefit for freshwater ecosystems. If your innovative product or solution is market-ready, you are eligible to apply in one of the two categories:

1. Product of the year 2023

2. Service of the year 2023


  •  Unique opportunity to pitch your product/service to 17 European freshwater restoration project managers and many other decision makers and stakeholders
  •  Chance to be part of the systemic transformative change of our society and economy
  •  Recognition within the European freshwater ecosystem community with your product/service featured on the widely read Freshwater Blog
  •  Automatic inclusion in the MERLIN Marketplace if your application is accepted for the MERLIN Innovation Awards 2023

The selected companies will be invited to present their innovative freshwater product/service on the Demo Day, which will take place online in January 2023 (date to be announced). The winners will be awarded in an online ceremony on a date to be announced in February 2023.

Applications and more information at