Water is a universal human right.

Olivier de Gruijter (1989) is a Dutch designer/engineer, with a strong focus on the prototyping process.

He graduated cum laude in 2015 at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the Technical University of Delft, with as subject ‘create a low-cost water filter for households in developing countries.’

After his studies he continued working water filtration solutions, aiming to develop a simple, safe and affordable filter that stimulates users to treat their water on a daily basis.

The Jerry Can Water Filter was recently awarded with the James Dyson Award (NL).