Nippon Basic Co. Ltd.

Cycloclean is a water purifying case that attaches on the rear seat of a bicycle.


Product description Brand name and product description

CycloClean is a point-of-use, bicycle-driven water purification system that is comprised of four filters attached to the rear seat of the bicycle.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Initially Japan, with a goal to reach other Asian countries including India, Myanmar, Thailand and Bangladesh.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

There is a prototype called the Aquaduct but seemingly no other cycle powered water filters on the market.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Households, individuals for emergency use in remote villages and disaster zones. The product is used in many cities, condominiums, old-age care homes, laboratories, municipal offices, private enterprises, etc.

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