IFAT for science and research

As the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management, IFAT provides a platform for numerous environmental technology companies, as well as for universities and vocational schools. Thanks to current research projects and synergies from science and business, IFAT is the place for industry players to meet and a driving force of innovation.

What does IFAT offer its visitors?

Students and professors can witness applied research being put into practice at IFAT. Science and research come face-to-face at the platform. Outstanding start-ups and universities showcase the study projects and findings that are being transformed into commercially viable products. Designed to foster effective communication, the future platform’s lounges play host to companies advertising attractive jobs and training positions to young talent, and to universities inspiring prospective students to choose courses in environmental technology. Furthermore, the high-quality technical presentations, spectacular live demonstrations and international exhibitors give a comprehensive insight into the world of environmental technology.

There is a whole host of convincing reasons for representatives from public organizations, universities and vocational schools to visit IFAT 2020. Here is a selection.

Better solutions at IFAT 2020

  • The latest research projects
  • Innovative partnerships between science and business
  • Information about degree courses and training routes
  • A high-caliber supporting program and informative technical presentations
  • Career Days at IFAT—From science to business
  • International networking with global companies

Trade fair venue of IFAT

World's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management
May 4–8, 2020
Messe München

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IFAT Key sectors

Discover the range of themes at the global IFAT innovation platform, covering water, waste water, waste, and resource management.

Key sectors
IFAT exhibitors and their products

Exhibitors at IFAT: You can find the exhibiting companies, their products, new suppliers, and company profiles in the IFAT exhibitor directory.

Exhibitor directory
IFAT’s supporting program of 2020

Experience IFAT's comprehensive events program that features live demonstrations, practical displays, specialist events, and podium discussions.

Supporting Program