Sanitation Innovation

Advancing Emerging Sanitation Products and Services

Our diverse sanitation team leverages world-class technical and business professionals worldwide. Combining innovation and commercialization expertise with deep technical knowledge, we bring to our clients successes in key sectors such as water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and consumer products.

As a business unit of RTI International, a global research institute, we have access to renowned experts with industry experience and knowledge across technical fields.

Strategic Decision-Making

For companies, we provide strategic innovation consulting to assess market opportunities, test business models, and develop go-to-market strategies for new sanitation products and services.

For donors and impact investors, we align innovation pipelines with investment and impact priorities. These include developing market-shaping strategies to reduce innovation adoption barriers.

OpportunitY and Partner Scouting

Are you seeking new technology, funders for a pilot project, or manufacturing and distribution partners in a new target market? Leveraging our proven scouting process and robust network, we identify high-potential supply chain, financing, and other partners.

If you’re seeking new investment opportunities, we combine opportunity scouting with early-stage due diligence to short-list prospects and broker relationships.

Pilot Testing Innovation

Our pilot testing consortium integrates early-stage product testing with user insight studies and business model hypothesis testing. We use a data-driven approach to take a 360-degree view of the business opportunity.

Through objective analysis and expert advisory support, we enable clients to identify challenges and ideate potential solutions in real-time.


Our Successes

Capturing and Analyzing Insights from Small-Scale Sewage Treatment Plants in India


Validating Business Models for Off-Grid Sanitation


Our Experts

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