Robotic solutions for controlling your drinking water network

2018 : The first one. It moves ...
2019 : A more advanced concept, presented to the President of the French Republic
2020 : A version not yet really waterproof, but the main concepts are there.
2021 : it moves... in a pipe filled with water.
2022 : MVP 1 - Actually hard tested by the ACWA Team !


ACWA Robotics is a project that came from recognizing a critical situation in the world of water, and our desire to disrupt the current state of affairs.  

The idea for the project was born in the mind of Jean-François Rossi in 2017, from his professional experience that led him to work with specialists in the world of water and to discover the 2012 leakage decree. Joined by Jean-François Guiderdoni in 2018, they set up a team of 4 people who, in a wharehouse in the business park of Bastia developed the first proofs of concept of the solution. In 2019, the team won the Ilab and I-Nov innovation competitions, which allowed them to develop the first prototype in water. It set up in Aix en Provence and signed a strategic partnership with the Société du Canal de Provence.

At the end of 2020, a first fundraising of 1.8 M€ is completed. With a team of 14 people, the company is now carrying out its first experiments. Between now and June 2022, the release of a pre-production version of the first robot will enable the company to accelerate these experiments and target marketing for the second half of 2023, accompanied by a Series A fundraising.

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