Red Herring: Water -- Nanotech's Promise
The technology and the business case are there, says Mr. Harper; they just need capital to get going. Mr. Harper is behind a global organization called Nanowater.org, which acts as a bridge between water remediation companies and nanotech firms. “If we could get funding now, we could have initial results in six months, field trials in 12 months to 18 months, and be saving lives within two to three years,” he says. “Nanotechnology is developed, but not for water.”
Harper appears to be bringing strategic investing into the industry, but his point is just as true for VC funding.