Company Updates:

Onvector Announces $1.25M Pilot Contract for PFAS Destruction: BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Onvector LLC announces it has been selected by AFWERX for a SBIR Phase II contract in the amount of $1.25 million focused on Plasma Vortex technology to address the most pressing challenges in the Department of the Air Force (DAF).

Concentrating on Solutions: The Emergence of PFAS Remediation Technologies (July 19, 2023) “While the reality of per- and polyfluoralkyl substances in the soil and groundwater on military bases is a safety and environmental concern, a growing number of emerging technologies may help in addressing this evolving issue.”

Onvector Secures $2.5 Million Seed Round Funding (July 11, 2023) – Onvector LLC, a fast-growing innovative water tech company, focused on safe, environmentally healthy treatment of hazardous water and wastewater contaminants, today announced that $2.5 million has been secured in a seed round of funding for technology development and commercialization.

USDA looks to Onvector for Irrigation Improvements (July 2021) – USDA has awarded Onvector with funding to develop new plasma-based technology and apply it towards irrigation systems.

U.S. Air Force Awards Onvector Phase II Research Contract to Destroy PFAS Forever Chemicals (August 2020) – Onvector to deploy its Plasma Vortex technology for enhanced groundwater remediation at Air Force sites.

Announcing New CTO and EPA PFAS Grant (March 2020) – Dr. Richard Higgins joins Onvector leadership while grant from EPA is finalized to combat PFAS.

Partnership Launched with Irrigation Water Manufacturer (February 2020) – Onvector is leveraging its expertise in plasma water treatment to integrate high-efficiency plasma with irrigation water systems.

PFAS Chemicals (September 2019) – Onvector is collaborating with top military and academic institutions to remove PFAS chemicals, known as the “forever chemicals,” from groundwater.

Maritime Water Treatment (June 2019) – A snapshot of developments specific to the maritime water treatment segment for Onvector’s Plasma Vortex.


September 21, 2020 – Somerville water treatment startup Onvector uses plasma to rid waters of chemicals

BIRD – Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D Foundation

July 7, 2019 – BIRD supports Onvector’s Advanced Disinfection of Irrigation Water as part of new $8.2 million investment round.

Global Water Intelligence Journal

February 15, 2018 – Potential of advanced oxidation rises with regulatory development. (Pay wall)

Drexel Now

June 26, 2018 – Scale-Fighting Force Field Protects Air Conditioning Systems from Mineral Deposition

Meet a Virtual Member Success Story

August 23, 2017 – Greentown Labs, the largest clean technology incubator in the United States profiles Onvector.

China Blue Tech Awards

June 8, 2017 – UK and US Companies Win the 2017 China Bluetech Awards

Water Company Poised for Success

May 4, 2017 – Onvector has been selected as a finalist for the China Blue Tech Awards, part of the international AquaTech conference in Shanghai, China, in June 2017.

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