The 3rd conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water), was held in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, on 10th February 2016.  In concluding the conference the Leeuwarden declaration was launched that underlines the key issues if Europe is to accelerate the development and uptake of innovation in the water sector.The conference was attended by more than 500 scientists, innovators, policy-makers, economists, engineers, resource managers and investors from over 50 countries.

The 2016 Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Water will be held on 10th February 2016 in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands under the banner of "How is water innovation succeeding in Europe?"  The European Innovation Partnership on Water, or EIP Water, is an initiative within the EU 2020 Innovation Union.