The China BlueTech™ Awards is a platform for innovative water/wastewater technology companies to establish their industry leadership and access an ecosystem of Chinese industry experts, corporates, and investors. The annual China BlueTech™ Awards provides a high-profile platform for international technologies to demonstrate China market readiness.



If your company has an innovative technology and you would like to enter the 2018 China BlueTech™ Awards please click on the button below.



Criteria: 1) The water or wastewater technology you are submitting must be able to evidence at least one successful commercial pilot in the last 12 months, and 2) you must be capable of fulfilling a purchase order within one year of the Awards.   

Award Categories:  Two awards will be given at the 2018 China BlueTech Awards:  The Innovative Technology Award and the China Market Readiness Award.  Additional awards for different subsectors may be introduced depending on profile of submissions. 

Judges:  International technologies will be scored by Chinese judges based on factors relating to ‘readiness’ for the China market. Readiness factors include: scalability, competitiveness, strength of management, sustainable advantage over time, and other important market factors. 

Costs: Finalists are expected to attend Aquatech China (May 31 - June 2, 2018) in Shanghai where they will have a trade show stand within the BlueTech Innovation Pavilion. Costs associated with transportation to/from, hotel accommodation, and the stand are to be borne by each finalist company.

Awards: The 2018 China BlueTech™ Award winners will receive: 1) media coverage in Chinese and English, 2) an award and recognition during an Awards Reception, and 3) an opportunity to make a formal presentation to Chinese corporates, government, and investors attending WEFTEC in New Orleans in October 2018. 


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The China BlueTech Awards is proud to be partnering with Aquatech China and ALCLE. 




February 16, 2018
Deadline for technology submissions

February - March 2018
Review and scoring by judges

March 19, 2018
Finalist companies notified

April 1, 2018
Finalist technologies announced

May 30, 2018  /  5:30PM-9:00PM
Sponsored VIP Dinner Reception

May 31 - June 2, 2018
BlueTech Innovation Pavilion at Aquatech China

May 31, 2018  /  3:00PM-3:30PM
China BlueTech Awards Reception in the Innovation Pavilion


Located at Aquatech China (May 31 - June 2, 2018), the BlueTech Awards Innovation Pavilion is where technology companies, investors, researchers, government and media convene to learn, share, and most importantly, meet the finalist technologies. 




The China BlueTech Awards cordially invites China-focused water/wastewater industry leaders to attend an Awards Reception in the Innovation Pavilion to celebrate innovation in the water/wastewater industry. The program will include welcome remarks, awards presentations, refreshments, and networking. Held in conjunction with Aquatech China, the China BlueTech Awards reception will be where industry leaders, influencers, and investors convene.  

Date:   May 31, 2018

Time:  3:00PM - 3:30PM

Location: Innovation Pavilion




时间:15:00 - 15:30




The China BlueTech™ Awards (CBTA) is organized by BlueTech Research and Mandarin Environment.

中国国际蓝科创新奖(蓝科奖)由BlueTech Research 以及名都环保公司合办。


Our mission is straightforward:  Bring an international competition to the Chinese water/wastewater market.  Winners of the China BlueTech Awards will substantially increase their chances of market adoption and business growth. Also, we view this Awards as an opportunity to convene China's environmental technology investment community with international counterparts.  



Thank you to the companies and organizations that support innovation in the water industry.