A spark ignited within him, and he vowed to find a better, more sustainable way to quench the world's thirst.Serendipity brought William together with Alexei, a serial entrepreneur who had been living in India. The two kindred spirits, united and motivated by the same spark, began the journey to revolutionize water provisioning. They set up shop in Alexei's lush South Indian garden, where the shared vision took root and they created the first prototype. Desolenator was born.A win in the form of a Climate Kic grant bought the two founders to Imperial College, where Jiajun Cen joined as CTO. Over time, the team expanded, the technology evolved, and the mission intensified.
That’s our ‘garage’ origin story... This is only the beginning!
Today, Desolenator has become a powerful force for change, as we’ve scaled up to produce > 40 cubic meters of water per hour. Each droplet of water produced serves as a reminder of the seeds of innovation that were sown in a garden, halfway across the world.