Los Angeles, CA – December 12, 2017 – OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OCLN), a leading provider of water treatment solutions, today announced a preliminary agreement with the National Superior Engineering School (ENSIL-ENSCI) of France’s University of Limoges, to validate OriginClear’s breakthrough process, Electro Water Separation with Advanced Oxidation™ (EWS:AOx™), for extremely challenging water treatment problems, such as landfill runoff and flooding from major storms and hurricanes. The intellectual property and know-how resulting from this collaboration will remain with OriginClear.

Dr. Serge Chambon, professor in the school’s Water and Environment faculty and director of the ODESSOL technology transfer collaborative platform, said, “We are thrilled to initiate this collaboration. We constantly receive inquiries for innovative solutions to very real water treatment problems, such as emergency response and landfill runoff treatment; we look forward to being able to offer expertise on advanced, commercially available solutions.”

Thierry Vignal, founder and general manager of OriginClear French licensee UltraEpur, said: “These advanced engineering students will learn much, and also give us solid third-party academic validation for our proposed solutions.”

This agreement followed OriginClear Technologies President, Jean-Louis “JL” Kindler’s presentation at the International IWA Conference in nearby Nantes.