The Nano Membrane Toilet

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About the Nano Membrane Toilet Project

The Nano Membrane Toilet is being developed in response to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Reinvent the Toilet Challenge. Cranfield University received a grant in Round 2 of the challenge to develop their concept the Nano Membrane Toilet.

Work started on the Cranfield toilet on Sept 1st 2012 and progress updates will be provided through this website.

We have been inspired by the Round 1 grantees whose designs are detailed below:

TU Delft


University of Toronto

U of T Reinvents The Toilet from U of T Engineering on Vimeo.


Reinvent the Toilet | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation