A novel sensor technology using advanced spectroscopy and machine learning to create the Water Data Platform for the Planet

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Sense 1.0


Measurements in real-time of the most important water quality parameters such as Nitrates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Microplastics, E-coli.


Insights augmented by predictive analytics for improving productivity through the dashboard.


Sensors with zero-maintenance nanocoating and AI dynamic calibration.

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Data Platform


Our sensors instantly push data to the cloud - access your actionable insights online.


Watergenics' network of sensors and Platform make environmental liability compliance easy to achieve. We provide tailored solutions for aquaculture insurance, in particular.


Our AI models analyse patterns in your data to help you improve your harvest and detect problems early.

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Industry annual losses due to the lack of real time monitoring


We believe in the sustainable use of water for food production

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Liviu Mantescu

Dr. Liviu Mantescu

Founder & CEO

15 years environmental economics research at Max Planck, UC Berkeley, Advisory EU Commission

Camille van Hoffelen

Camille van Hoffelen

Co-founder & CTO

10 years in ML & Data Sci., Imperial College, DocuSign

Cristian Serb

Cristian Serb

Co-founder & Tech Lead

20 years developing full-stack solutions at Home eat Home, SolarisBank, Fyber

Priscilla Arthur

Priscilla Arthur

Water Engineering & Hydrogeology

Materials engineering Honors, KNUST Technische Universität Berlin

Sawaiz Syed

Sawaiz Syed

Lead Sensor Engineer

12 years hardware development, high energy physics at GSU, Smartwins, Kolibri

Ya-Ning Hsu

Ya-Ning Hsu

Front-End Engineering & Linguistics

Stream Lab, German Trade office in Taipei, National Chi Nan Univ.


  • Bosch
  • Crevetec
  • ecf
  • EU socialfunds

  • Fraunhofer IZM
  • Investionbank Berlin
  • Wilbe
  • Zalf