Una Ryan

Laureate 2009

Una Ryan

UNITED STATES
Waltham Technologies
ENVIRONMENT
SCIENCE
A simple, eco-friendly system that uses bioengineered blue-green algae and solar energy for cleaning wastewater profitably.

After excelling in academia and ascending the ranks of the pharmaceuticals industry to become President and CEO of AVANT Immunotherapeutics, Dr. Una Ryan is turning her attention to water. Her latest venture, Waltham Technologies, has developed an environmentally friendly process that makes cleaning wastewater profitable. Currently in its start-up phase, the company plans to begin beta testing in 2010 and earning revenue in 2011.

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