The Centre for Osmosis Research and Applications (CORA) was set up in 2003 to address the global problems of fresh water availability and the treatment and disposal of wastewater.
Since then, the Centre’s research activities have resulted in a number of inventions and novel technologies in the areas of desalination, water treatment and renewable energy.
CORA boasts a rapidly expanding portfolio of research activities, with its long-term mission to become a centre of excellence worldwide in desalination and water treatment technologies.
CORA has received numerous awards in water engineering and process innovation as well as funding from the prestigious Royal Society Brian Mercer Award.
Surrey's manipulated osmosis technology has the potential to make a global impact in reducing the carbon footprint of desalination plants and enabling greater access to fresh water supplies.