Forward Osmosis

A membrane technology that separates two solutions based on the difference in their osmotic potential.

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Many early-stage companies in FO initially targeted seawater desalination to produce drinking water or process water, but the two-step FO process has yet to successfully compete with the incumbent technology in the space. However, new developments, both in research and from startups, make FO "a force to reckon with" for separations of high value and industrial wastewater. The technology's low ...

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Lux Research analysts and the Lux Intelligence Engine have added the following recent forward osmosis developments.