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Project description

Development, Design, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Desalination Plants utilising Innovative Technology

The company is a finalist for the supply of an innovative desalination system (capacity: 20,000 m3/d) capable of recovering both water and salts

Dimitris Xevgenos

Managing Director

Dr. Dimitris XEVGENOS is the Managing Director of SEALEAU B.V. He has a strong engineering background, having obtained his bachelor degree from the School of Mechanical Engineer at the National Technical University of Athens (2008), MSc from Electrical Engineering (2010) and Ph.D. Degree from Chemical Engineering (2016) by the same university, while he continued as a Post Doc at Civil Engineering at TU Delft. Throughout his studies, he obtained 8 scholarships being at the top 2% of his class. His research activities involve the design of innovative processes on (waste) water and waste management, while his PhD was focused on the design of an innovative system for the treatment of seawater desalination brine and resource recovery. Dimitris has been involved in 11 European research projects, while he has raised more than €15 million by writing 5 successful EU proposals.

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Country, Region

Cyprus [Κύπρος (Kýpros)]

Start date

April 2020

Estimated project cost

EUR 40 million


Natural Resources

Industry for SMEs & Mid-Caps

Asset ownership


Project type


Project status

2nd stage of tender (finalist)

Revenue type

User fees

Financing details

Project financing secured: EUR 16 million (40 %)

Financing source: Private

The promoter has received / applied for EU / EIB financing support related to this project.

Publication: 29/01/2020 | Last update: 29/01/2020

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