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Project: Developing a uniform STH (soil-transmitted helminth) analysis consortium for analyzing fecal waste samples
This work will result in publically available environmental analytical methods that presents uniformity and consistency in assessing and quantifying the global problem with Soil Transmitted Helminthes and their detection.
Organisation: Durban University of Technology
Duration: 2015 - 2016

 Discussion on forum

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Project: Evidence summary regarding the importance of exposure to fecal pathogens of animal origin
To review and synthesize existing scientific literature to assess the risk to human health posed by exposure to poorly managed animal feces
Organisation: Emory University
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 Profile of principal investigator Karen Levy at Emory University
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Add-on to Orissa trial to study Gram Vikas model
To provide rigorous evidence of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and mechanism of action of the Gram Vikas sanitation program to end open defecation and yield positive health outcomes in rural India.
Organisation: Emory University
Duration: 2015 - 2017

 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Evaluation of small-scale decentralized sanitation systems
The project seeks to provide sound empirical evidence for future small-scale sanitation sector investments in South Asia
Organisation: Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute for Aquatic Science and Technology)
Duration: 2015 - 2017

 Discussion on forum
 Project website

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Project: Determining the effectiveness and mode of operation of Community Lead Total Sanitation (CLTS): The DEMO-CLTS study
The study’s overall goal is to improve the behavioral change strategies used to eliminate open defecation.
Organisation: Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute for Aquatic Science and Technology)
Duration: 2014 - 2017

 Discussion on forum
 Documents in library

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Project: User interface of the blue diversion toilet
To support development of an improved source separating dry toilet user interface for sitting and squatting toilets for family use in developing countries
Organisation: EOOS
Duration: 2017 - 2019

 Discussion of a related project (Blue Diversion Toilet)
 Discussion of a related project (Blue Diversion Autarky)
 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Website of EOOS

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Project: Sanitation Trial in Maputo, Mozambique (MAPSAN)
Supporting the generation of new knowledge on the health impacts of urban sanitation
Organisation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Duration: 2015 - 2017

 Profile of Joe Brown (Study Principal Investigator)
 Profile of Oliver Cumming (Gates Foundation grantee)
 Project description at Research Online
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Behavior change communications at large religious gatherings to reduce open defecation and advocacy for fecal sludge management through spiritual leaders
To execute a behavior change campaign in India, using a progressive faith-based approach
Organisation: India Heritage Research Foundation
Project year: 2016 - 2016

 Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA), IHRF's implementing partner
 Information on website of grantee
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Co-development of Reinvented Toilet systems
Developing and commercializing foundation-funded Reinvented Toilet technologies in urban and peri-urban locations in China
Organisation: Infore Environment Technology Co. Ltd
Duration: 2016 - 2018

 Discussion on Forum
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Promoting Latrine Use in Rural India
To generate a body of evidence that can help inform decision-making about how to increase latrine use in rural India
Organisation: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation
Duration: 2016 - 2019

 Water and sanitation at 3iE
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Nano membrane toilet
To produce and field test a fully integrated working prototype of the Cranfield Nano Membrane Toilet, a sanitation system designed for household use in slum dwellings
Organisation: Cranfield University
Duration: 2012 - 2018

 Discussion on forum from 2016 onwards
 Discussion on forum until 2016
 Documents in SuSanA library
 Project website

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Project: Promoting evidence-based programming by sector partners
To provide research support to UNICEF in order to improve the social impact and cost-effectiveness of UNICEF’s water, sanitation and hygiene interventions.
Organisation: ID Insight Inc.
Duration: 2015 - 2017

 Information on website of grantee
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Communications technical support to the Ministry of Urban Development in implementation of urban sanitation communications strategy
To support the Government of India in implementation of strategic and effective sanitation communications focusing on behaviour change, reducing open defecation and management of faecal sludge
Organisation: BBC Media Action
Duration: 2016 - 2018

 BBC Media Action projects in India
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Reinvented Toilet System - Operational Machine Needed for Universal Sanitation (OMNUS)
To fund engineering, fabrication and testing of a prototype technology that provides impact to clean water and sanitation shortages
Organisation: Three Bird Swan Consulting Group
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Website of grantee

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Project: Omni-ingestor workshop - dealing with trash
To support the development of potential solutions that will make it possible for Omni Ingestor (OI), a road side unit plus extraction solution, to more effectively process trash
Organisation: UKZN (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
Project year: 2016 - 2016

 Workshop summary on UKZN website
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: SEWBER – Septic Aggregator Application
To develop and commercialize an Uber-like app that can reduce the amount of untreated waste released into the environment in urban and peri-urban locations in 2 pilot cities in India
Organisation: 3S
Duration: 2016 - 2018

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Website of 3S India

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Project: Inodoros Ecologicos -Dealer for Spain and Portugal
New Website to retail composting toilet and greywater filters in Spain and Portugal
Organisation: Toilet Revolution
Duration: 2017 - Ongo

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Project: Supporting sustainable sanitation improvements in Bihar through supply-side strengthening (3SI)
Increase access to and use of improved sanitation facilities and services and establish a sustainable, market-based supply chain for sanitation products and services in Bihar, India
Organisation: Population Services International
Duration: 2012 - 2017

 Discussion on forum
 Documents in library

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Project: Reinvestment: Sanitation & Water for All Partnership
To support the engagement of countries and donors in increasing commitments to sanitation and water supply for the poorest
Organisation: UNICEF (United Nations Childrens Fund)
Duration: 2013 - 2017

 Discussion on forum
 Project website

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Project: Accelerate sanitation businesses focusing on resource recovery in India
To develop viable sanitation ventures with local business partners in urban India based on existing treatment and reuse business models
Organisation: ENVIU
Duration: 2016 - 2019

 Information on website of ENVIU
 BMGF grant database (brief information)



Project: Proof of Concept of Estimates for the Unsafe Return of Human Excreta to the Environment
To develop, field-test and disseminate new and improved ways to measure and assess the public health significance of, untreated human waste in the environment
Organisation: The Water Institute, Gillings School of Global Public Health (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC)
Duration: 2015 - 2018

 Discussion on forum
 Documents in library

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Project: Up-scaling basic sanitation for the urban poor in Kenya (UBSUP)
To improve the living conditions of the urban poor by offering access to sustainable plot level sanitation for up to 800,000 and to safe water for up to 200,000 residents of urban low income areas in Kenya.
Organisation: Water Services Trust Fund
Duration: 2011 - 2017

 Discussion on Forum
 Documents in SuSanA library
 Documents on website of Water Services Trust Fund

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Project: Urine-tricity: Electricity from urine
To scale down the size and improve the performance of microbial fuel cell (MFC) technology in order to further opportunities to implement this technology to address energy access issues in developing countries
Organisation: University of the West of England
Duration: 2011 - 2018

 Discussion on the forum
 Documents in SuSanA library

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Project: Establishing specialized technical support and field research center for FSM and non-sewered sanitation
To provide technical support to governments and sanitation sector partners, to design, build and operate end-to-end faecal sludge management systems
Organisation: Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society
Duration: 2016 - 2019

 Website of grantee
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Completing the Community Health Clubs Intervention in Rwanda
To increase hygiene behavior changes and reduce diarrhea in Community Health Clubs in Rwanda
Organisation: Africa AHEAD
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Information on website of grantee

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Project: Supporting sustainable sanitation services at scale in India
To move beyond the aim of India's Swachh Bharat Mission of making cities Open Defecation Free (ODF) and support cities in Maharashtra to become ODF+
Organisation: CEPT (Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology)
Duration: 2016 - 2019

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Information on website of grantee
 Swachh Maharashtra

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Project: Campaigning for sanitation in Ghana, India, West Africa and the US
To elevate sanitation as a national, regional and global political priority and strengthen accountability for related political and financial commitments at all levels, with a focus on West Africa, Ghana, India, and the US
Organisation: WaterAid
Duration: 2013 - 2019

 Discussion on forum
 Website of WASHwatch
 BMGF grant database (brief information) 2013
 BMGF grant database (brief information) 2016

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Project: Hybrid Electrochemical-MFC Waste Processing: Functional blocks for low energy disinfection and denitrification of human waste streams
Lowering the energy usage of meeting liquid discharge standards in electrochemical-based human waste treatment systems
Organisation: RTI International
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 Website of grantee
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: ONAS support for field testing of Janicki Omni-Processor
Field testing in Dakar, Senegal, for the Omni-Processor as an innovative fecal sludge processing and recovery technology.
Organisation: ONAS (National Sanitation Office of Senegal)
Duration: 2015 - 2018

 Discussion on forum
 BMGF grant database (brief information)



Project: Software to identify and quantify pathogenic helminth eggs
Software to automatically identify and quantify pathogenic helminth eggs in water, wastewater, biosolids and excreta
Organisation: National University of Mexico (UNAM)
Duration: 2012 - 2018

 Discussion on the forum
 Documents in SuSanA library

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Project: Development of a flow through Fentons reactor for the elimination of Helminth Ova
To develop technology which can decontaminate domestic wastewater on-site by killing parasite eggs
Organisation: Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico en Electroquímica, SC.
Duration: 2016 - 2018

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Website of grantee

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Project: World Bank Water and Sanitation Program Core Support 2016-2020, Urban Sanitation
To contribute to the Global Water Security and Sanitation Partnership
Organisation: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Duration: 2016 - 2020

 Topic website of Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Onsite electrochemical wastewater treatment and recycling technology
To field test an electrochemical sanitation system and its effectiveness in eliminating helminth and helminth ova
Organisation: Birla Institute of Technology and Science
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Information on organization's website

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Project: Modelling the next generation of sanitation systems
To develop an easy-to-apply simulation tool set up to enable local city managers to assess the implications of adopting alternative sanitation strategies at scale.
Organisation: University College London
Duration: 2011 - 2013

 Discussion on the forum
 Documents in SuSanA library


Project: The SEI Initiative on Sustainable Sanitation (SISS)
The initiative seeks to strengthen knowledge on how sanitation can contribute to the broader sustainable development agenda, and how sustainable sanitation provision can be achieved at scale in low- and middle-income countries.
Organisation: Stockholm Environment Institute
Duration: 2015 - 2016

 Discussion on the forum
 SISS


Project: Supporting SuSanA and broader Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Community of Practice through on-line platform
Organisation: Stockholm Environment Institute
Duration: 2012 - 2019

 Discussion on forum (Phase 3)
 Discussion on the forum (Phase 1 and 2)
 Documents in library

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Project: Outreach for reinvented toilet standardization
To conduct outreach and training in order to encourage participation in the development of an international standard for the Reinvented Toilet
Organisation: American National Standards Institute
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Information on organization's website

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Project: Reinvented Toilet - ISO Standards Development
To develop internationally recognized standards for Reinvented Toilets that will facilitate widespread deployment of low-cost, safe and effective toilets in areas of need worldwide.
Organisation: American National Standards Institute
Duration: 2015 - 2018

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Information on organization's website



Project: Omniprocessor (OP) national standard landscaping
Development of an International Workshop Agreement as a precursor to an international performance standard for the Omni-Processor sewage treatment technology
Organisation: American National Standards Institute
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Information on organization's website

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Project: Policy analysis and research support in fecal waste management (FWM) in urban sub-Saharan Africa
To understand how to bridge the gaps between theory and practice in sanitation service delivery in rapidly urbanizing areas in East African countries
Organisation: African Population and Health Research Center
Duration: 2016 - 2019

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Information on organization's website

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Project: Reinvent the Toilet China Project: Innovative Toilet Solutions and Commercial Activities
To support the development of commercial innovative toilet solutions to be fully compliant with Reinvented Toilet specifications
Organisation: CSES (Centre of Sustainable Environmental Sanitation)
Duration: 2016 - 2019

 Website of project owner (in English and French)
 Discussion on forum for previous project phase
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Research Activities for Reinvent the Toilet Challenge (RTTC)
To conduct research activities and perform technical assistance in support of Reinvented Toilet field testing and systems operation in China, India and Africa
Organisation: CSES (Centre of Sustainable Environmental Sanitation)
Duration: 2016 - 2019

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Website of organization

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Project: Government of India Policy Innovation Unit
To create an innovation unit to generate ongoing evidence to improve priority Government of India programs working to better the lives of India’s poorest citizens
Organisation: ID Insight Inc.
Duration: 2016 - 2019

 Information on website of grantee
 BMGF grant database (brief information)

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Project: Support to Lives and Livelihoods Fund Management Unit and Operations
To support the Lives and Livelihoods Fund operations and fully achieve the fund’s mandate for reducing deaths of mothers and children
Organisation: Islamic Development Bank
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Website of grantee

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Project: Demonstrate viable decentralized solutions for FSM/septage management solutions in Delhi and provide TA to Delhi government
To develop and demonstrate a technically, economically, and socially effective and viable FSM management model for low-income settlements of Delhi and other similar urban areas in India
Organisation: Jal Seva Charitable Foundation

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Website of grantee

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Project: Analytics Sensor Test-Kit for Advanced Process Control
To support the development of a platform comprising a broad sensoring architecture for data collection and system communication during field testing and operation
Organisation: Cranfield University
Duration: 2016 - 2018

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Information on website of grantee

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Project: Wet and Higher Solids pump
To develop, test and validate a pump capable of effectively handling trash for pit latrine emptying in developing countries
Organisation: Idee e Prodotti Srl
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Website of grantee

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Project: Research on Water Treatment Solutions to Chinese Counties, Towns and Villages and Technologies involved
To recommend appropriate solutions for the sanitation needs of China’s poor people previously not provided with sanitation services
Organisation: Riverstone Water Environment Ecological Restoration Technology Institute
Duration: 2016 - 2017

 BMGF grant database (brief information)
 Website of grantee

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Project: Development and dissemination of fecal sludge management toolkit for investors, planners and consultants
To accelerate the effective and sustainable implementation of fecal sludge management projects in the urban poor communities where disposal of their excreta still relies upon non-sewer sanitation systems
Organisation: Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Duration: 2014 - 2016

 Discussion on forum
 Website of toolkit
 Documents in library

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