Petra Wadstrom has been nominated for Polhems Prize for the life changing innovation Solvatten. The winning choice is between the makers of a sanitation napkin, the portable water purifier Solvatten and climate-friendly DC breaker. Prize winner is announced in November and distributed by the Swedish Engineers for technological innovation of high-level or ingenious solution to a technical problem.

Among the previous winners are Baltzar von Platen and Carl Munthers for the fridge, Lans for GPS, Ove Ferno for smoking cessation product Nicorette and Laila Ohlgren for ”green button” on mobile phones.

Learn more about Polhems Prize  here (in swedish)