we are water

Perfect water treatment for every need.

The motivation

Due to its extremely high and unique dissolving power, water is particularly sensitive to pollution of all kinds, which is constantly increasing caused by rapid population growth, industrialization, medicines and intensive agriculture.

It is our duty to offer appropriate treatment to this element that is often forgotten and taken for granted. Water must be reconsidered in all fields. It must be treated individually in order to have a positive effect on mankind and a sustainable impact on the environment.

Furthermore, we are committed to doing our part for a sustainable environment and together as Evodrop, we support our non-profit organization, the “Umuntu Movement”.

Evodrop is...

Scientific

We use accredited research methods and renowned institutions to back up our facts and qualities. Studies on our Evodrop water show its precise effects on our body and its benefits. We provide scientific proof that our water is better than regular bottled water and drinking water. We not only know what we can do, but we also try to demonstrate it as best we can. Whether in top-level sports as the best possible drinking water, as a sustainable alternative to ordinary softeners, in agriculture or in the hygiene sector, we stand for transparency and meet the highest standards.

By filing several international patent applications for our various technologies, we strengthen our uniqueness and protect our approach.

Inspiring

Quality and sustainability are our priorities. We are a young team striving to make our world a little better than it is today. The sustainability of our products has always been proven in our choice of materials and manufacturing techniques.

We make sure that the water is clean and healthy, free of pollutants and chemicals. For people, animals and plants. Whether for drinking water or domestic water. Whether at home, at work, in gastronomy, in industry or in agriculture.

Successful

In addition to studies on our products and numerous sustainability awards, we have successfully demonstrated their functionality in the most diverse areas of application. Laboratory tests have proven the effectiveness of our unique membrane, which successfully filters out 614 different water pollutants. Our drinking water filtration method has been thoroughly tested and the device's functionality and components have been perfectly adapted. We have developed in-house the electronics of all our devices in order to guarantee the best possible quality. Intelligent, customized control processes and sensors in our electronics ensure the best possible quality.

We are proud of our innovations and references and also provide our Evodrop water to the Swiss space industry.

Moving

It all started with a 14-year-old's dream to dedicate himself to water. The wish that clean water be a human right and not a personal privilege has been the cornerstone of our concerns for over ten years. By creating our non-profit humanitarian organization "Umuntu Movement", we want to raise awareness to stand up together for a better world. Our motto "Helping to help ourselves" is based on our four-pillar approach - clean water, clean air, organic farming and meaningful education.

In collaboration with the Moonlight Air organization, we are making it possible to provide access to clean water within 24 hours in crisis areas through our water filtration systems.

We have successfully provided access to clean water for over 20,000 people through the construction of wells and water filtration systems.

Informative

We report about relevant things around the topics "environment" and "water". We never mince our words. But we don't just criticize, we also always present concrete solutions. We summarize the most important studies and share our experiences.

Cooperative

We attach the greatest importance to a cooperation based on trust with our customers, partners and suppliers. We always behave ethically and responsibly and always treat others as we would like to be treated. In various partnerships, we strive to provide clean water, not by putting our name forward, but by simply offering the cleanest water possible to the population. In agriculture and industry, we are committed to our "chemical-free" philosophy and to filtering out toxic substances, and we are proud to offer an alternative to our partners.

Swiss

We are a Swiss company operating worldwide. We proudly stamp our products with the label "Swiss Made" and always act according to the inner values of this quality label such as reliability, sincerity, fairness, precision, naturalness and cleanliness.

Our filters are exclusively manufactured in Switzerland.

Sustainable

Our technologies and products are in harmony with nature and we work only with the best materials and processes to make our products as sustainable as possible.

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Will to further develop and conquer the global water market.

Who are we?

With our team of over 50 employees, we are revolutionizing the water market. Expertise from engineering, science, business and internal entrepreneurial processes ensures a dynamic and highly creative environment.

Additionally, Evodrop is supported by a dozen advisory board members from the fields of medicine, biology, engineering, sanitary design, and health:
Prof. Dr. Alexander J.B. Zehnder
Member of the Board of Directors
  • Scientific Director of the Alberta Water Research Institute (AWRI) in Canada
  • Former Director of EAWAG and Full Professor of Environmental Biotechnology at ETH Zurich
  • Former President of the ETH Board
  • Former advisor to the WHO in Rabat, Morocco.
  • Former Director of the Department of Microbiology at the Agricultural University of Wageningen, Netherlands.
Peter U. Jaeggi
Member of the Board of Directors
  • Graduate architect ETS, EMBA HSG
  • Former Head of Real Estate at Swisscanto
  • Various board mandates in the real estate sector

Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Heiliger

CEO/Medical Director at MHM Consultants GmbH

Dr. Everine van de Kraats

Senior Research Manager at the Water Research Lab & independent scientist

Dr. Joyce Cherotich

Founder/Executive Director, RIVA Investor Center and Watu Health Innovation Summit Africa (WAHISA)

Dr. phil. Christina E. Zech

World Salon founder and president of the Connect Worlds Association in Zurich

Prof. Rouminana Tsenkova PhD

Kobe University, Japan

Assoc. Prof. Georgi Gluhchev PhD

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Assoc. Prof. Ludmila Pesotskaya DSc

Dnipro Madical University, Ukraine

Assis. Prof. Mario Iliev PhD

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohdridski”, Bulgaria

Dr. Toshka Petrova

University of Forestry, Bulgaria

Dr. med. Heidelinde Klein

Practicing physician; Owner Biomedical Competence Center Rorschach

Dr. rer. nat. Martin Weber

State-certified food chemist and pharmacist for toxicology and ecology

Dip. Ing. Markus Wantscha

Dipl. Ingenieur (TU Munich), electrical power engineering, specialization water treatment

Prof. Teodora Popova DSc

University of Forestry, Bulgaria

Prof. Konstantin Korotkov PhD

Saint Petersburg Research Institute of Physical Culture and Sport, Russia

Nadyalka. Valcheva PhD

Trakia University, Bulgaria

Theodora Todorova PhD

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Mila Kaleva PhD

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Ralitsa Bankova PhD

University of Forestry, Bulgaria

Prof. Dr. Alexander J.B. Zehnder
Member of the Board of Directors
  • Scientific Director of the Alberta Water Research Institute (AWRI) in Canada
  • Former Director of EAWAG and Full Professor of Environmental Biotechnology at ETH Zurich
  • Former President of the ETH Board
  • Former advisor to the WHO in Rabat, Morocco.
  • Former Director of the Department of Microbiology at the Agricultural University of Wageningen, Netherlands.
Peter U. Jaeggi
Member of the Board of Directors
  • Graduate architect ETS, EMBA HSG
  • Former Head of Real Estate at Swisscanto
  • Various board mandates in the real estate sector
Additionally, Evodrop is supported by a dozen advisory board members from the fields of medicine, biology, engineering, sanitary design, and health:

Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Heiliger

CEO/Medical Director at MHM Consultants GmbH

Dr. Everine van de Kraats

Senior Research Manager at the Water Research Lab & independent scientist

Dr. Joyce Cherotich

Founder/Executive Director, RIVA Investor Center and Watu Health Innovation Summit Africa (WAHISA)

Dr. phil. Christina E. Zech

World Salon founder and president of the Connect Worlds Association in Zurich

Prof. Rouminana Tsenkova PhD

Kobe University, Japan

Assoc. Prof. Georgi Gluhchev PhD

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Assoc. Prof. Ludmila Pesotskaya DSc

Dnipro Madical University, Ukraine

Assis. Prof. Mario Iliev PhD

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohdridski”, Bulgaria

Dr. Toshka Petrova

University of Forestry, Bulgaria

Dr. med. Heidelinde Klein

Practicing physician; Owner Biomedical Competence Center Rorschach

Dr. rer. nat. Martin Weber

State-certified food chemist and pharmacist for toxicology and ecology

Dip. Ing. Markus Wantscha

Dipl. Ingenieur (TU Munich), electrical power engineering, specialization water treatment

Prof. Teodora Popova DSc

University of Forestry, Bulgaria

Prof. Konstantin Korotkov PhD

Saint Petersburg Research Institute of Physical Culture and Sport, Russia

Nadyalka. Valcheva PhD

Trakia University, Bulgaria

Theodora Todorova PhD

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Mila Kaleva PhD

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Ralitsa Bankova PhD

University of Forestry, Bulgaria

The core of the entrepreneurial idea

Conventional water treatment systems are designed and manufactured according to the “Rockefeller principle”. This principle means that the main product is sold at an excessively low price and that the real benefit is obtained through short replacement intervals of the components. In the case of filters, we are talking about filter cartridges that have to be replaced every month. Not only does this cost the consumer more, but it also has a huge impact on the environment! This is precisely where our mission and vision lie – we want to develop sustainable, high-quality and environmentally friendly water filters.

Renowned institutes such as K-Tipp, Stiftung Warentest, EAWAG Switzerland and many others have proven that almost all conventional water filters do more harm than good. Germs caused by stagnant water and the release of pollutants due to late filter replacement are the main problems. We offer customers total protection by integrating sensitive sensors and control units into our systems. In addition, our patented technology offers 100% protection against germs of all kinds. Many claim 99% clean water, but the evidence base for such a claim is illusory and even for experts unrealistic and misleading! We can repeatedly demonstrate that we are able to filter out all pollutants that can be tested.

Furthermore, the market for water filters is deluged with so-called “resellers”. They misinform consumers with extreme half-truths in order to make the most profit possible. Psychologists also speak of the Dunning-Kruger effect. We are not “resellers”; on the contrary, we have developed innovative technologies – which are therefore the subject of an international patent application – to revolutionize the water market.

As a full-service provider, we accompany our customers from consulting to the selection of the most suitable systems and the successful installation. We also listen to our customers and find a solution to every problem and an appropriate answer to every question.

The genesis

The starting point

Fabio Hüther, founder of Umuntu and Evodrop, contracted bone cancer at the age of eight with a 50% survival probability. The positive development of his recovery strengthened his desire to contribute to society and environment.

As a teenager, at the age of fourteen, Fabio founded his first NGO, Bee The Change, in order to bring this cause to life and positively influence as many people as possible. A second defining moment was the loss of his African godchild to cholera, caused by contaminated drinking water. That’s when “Bee The Change” became “Umuntu”. Umuntu’s motto –  “I am, because we are” – emphasizes the WE rather than the I.

Fabio started to set up the first aid projects, mainly in Africa, where he could rely on a large local network. The objective was to help people in need to purify drinking water. Other aid projects soon followed, offering help to become self-sufficient in the areas of “clean water”, “clean air”, “organic food” and ” meaningful education”.

The first steps

In parallel with the aid projects, Fabio carried on his engineering studies and worked with geologists on a completely new filter technology. The result was the Umuntu membrane, which can filter out foreign substances and pollutants from water. It is the centerpiece for implementing Umuntu’s vision: “Clean water is a human right”.

When the first tests in Africa turned out to be successful, the first water filter was developed to remove all foreign and polluting substances from the water. Other products were quickly added and the knowledge about water quickly increased. In 2020, Evodrop AG was founded.

A mission for sustainability

Evodrop’s innovative water treatment technologies are the core of its business model. They enable people to have access to clean, healthy and fresh water and can be optimized for every use.

Vision is a priority

Beyond the success of our business, we are also committed to maintaining an intact planet and a sustainable society. We live by the principles of social ecology and this is reflected in our products. We use sustainable materials and choose quality over quantity.

In order to inspire and empower others with our internally applied socio-ecology, we have set up our non-profit association, the Umuntu Movement e.V.. The Umuntu Movement initiates social-ecological aid projects under the motto “help to help yourself”. We empower people in Third World countries in the fields of water, environment, education and agriculture.

Partners and memberships

As a Swiss company, we see it as our duty to operate in the Swiss economic area and to actively participate for a sustainable economy.

As a Swiss company, we see it as our duty to operate in the Swiss economic area and to actively participate for a sustainable economy.

 

SEAL Awards

2018 und 2021 ist die Evodrop AG mit dem SEAL Award für besondere Nachhaltigkeits- und Umweltsinitiativen ausgezeichnet worden

 

Gen*ZEO

Unter 580 Bewerbungen haben wir 2019 den Gen*ZEO-Award für herausragende junge Menschen im DACH-Raum gewonnen

 

Prestige Award

hat die Evodrop 2020 AG mit Freude den «Water Filter Specialists of the Year!» - Award von den Switzerland Prestige Awards erhalten

 

BIZZ-Award

Im Jahr 2020 durften wir den BIZZ-Award für führende Unternehmen aus verschiedenen Regionen erfolgreich entgegennehmen

 

Worldcob CSR

Zusätzlich zum BIZZ-Award haben wir die «Worldcob CSR»-Zertifizierung für nachhaltigeUnternehmens-konzepte erhalten

Our vision

Beyond the success of our business, we are also committed to maintaining an intact planet and a sustainable society. We live by the principles of social ecology and this is reflected in our products. We use sustainable materials and choose quality over quantity.

In order to inspire and empower others with our internally applied socio-ecology, we have set up our non-profit association, the Umuntu Movement e.V.. The Umuntu Movement initiates social-ecological aid projects under the motto “help to help yourself”. We empower people in Third World countries in the fields of water, environment, education and agriculture.

Together with our donors, we plant trees, dig wells and create space for sustainable education.

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Clean water

Made possible by
our water filtration technology.

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Clean air

Made possible by tree plantings around the world.

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Organic food

Made possible by
sustainable permaculture.

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Meaningful education

Made possible through our
ecopreneurship cycle.