Every year, billions of dollars are spent on clean water and sanitation projects. Most of them fail leaving the people they were intended to help worse off. As a result, millions of people die every year from easily preventable diseases.

The Archimedes Project brings together the best and brightest from their fields, committed entrepreneurs and deep research to design and launch financially sustainable businesses that can solve this problem by distributing and affordable product or services across the developing world.

Archimedes Project partners with an entrepreneur to quickly and intelligently launch a clean water or sanitation enterprise. The result is a well researched, lean and scalable business that is a simple solution to this major challenge.

There are 1 billion people without access to clean drinking water and 2.5 billion without access to toilets. In each enterprise we design, we aim to start a business that can reach at least 2 million customers and capture some of the...
Every year, billions of dollars are spent on clean water and sanitation projects. Most of them fail leaving the people they were intended to help worse off. As a result, millions of people die every year from easily preventable diseases.

The Archimedes Project brings together the best and brightest from their fields, committed entrepreneurs and deep research to design and launch financially sustainable businesses that can solve this problem by distributing and affordable product or services across the developing world.

Archimedes Project partners with an entrepreneur to quickly and intelligently launch a clean water or sanitation enterprise. The result is a well researched, lean and scalable business that is a simple solution to this major challenge.

There are 1 billion people without access to clean drinking water and 2.5 billion without access to toilets. In each enterprise we design, we aim to start a business that can reach at least 2 million customers and capture some of the 20 billion dollars these households spend on clean water products.
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