Shield 1000 Drinking Water Purification System

Mark Owen (Puralytics)

Shield 1000 Drinking Water Purification System is a LED-powered water purification unit.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Shield 1000 is a water purification system designed by Puralytics which is useful for removing pathogens (bacteria, virus, protozoa), chemical contaminants (personal care products & pharmaceuticals), herbicides, and pesticides. The technology uses a photocatalytic nanotech fiber mesh to destroy contaminants in water.  The Shield aims to improve humanitarian response by enabling access to safe drinking water while reducing water-borne diseases.

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

Worldwide Interview with representative

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

This product has been implemented by Roddenbery Disaster Response Team, and Puralytics.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Price available on request from the manufacturer.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Primary competitors for this product include SunSpring Hybrid, BlueBox 600UFPurilight Portable UVC Water Sterilizer, and SolarBag. However, there are many other water treatment products available on the international 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)

Target users include community members in remote, refugee, or in disaster-affected settlements, while the target buyers include humanitarian organizations and governments. Interview with representative

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