Interview at Women’s Tech Hub by Kuik! Software & IT

At Surphase, we are proud to present this interview conducted by Kuik! Software & IT with our founder and CEO, Iliane Rafaniello. In this interview, she shares her experience as an entrepreneur, leader, woman in the world of technology and much more. We invite you to press play and get to know Iliane from a […]

«Our technology allows great savings for water plants» – El Diario Vasco

When San Sebastian native Iliane Rafaniello (doctor in applied chemistry and polymers) talks about Surphase, the company she created in 2018 with her partner, the German Thomas Schäfer, her face lights up. “I’ve gotten older since then,” she says, laughing, underscoring that going from dream to reality is a hard road. But they have achieved […]

The desalted sea – El Correo

There are nearly 22,000 desalination plants in the world. In some regions, the sea or brackish water that they treat is the only one available for human consumption, which makes them critical infrastructures. Spain, with 765 desalination plants that pour more than one hundred cubic meters of fresh water into the supply network per day, […]

Iliane Rafaniello, CEO of SURPHASE, talks about the early detection of membrane fouling

entrevista a surphase en revista aguas residuales

Aguas Residuales magazine interviews Iliane Rafaniello, CEO of SURPHASE to talk about our new device for monitoring and early detection of fouling in reverse osmosis membranes for the desalination sector and its different applications. “We give the plant operator a warning about when it is the right time to start planning the technical stoppage for […]

‘Startup’s from Gipuzcoa keen on conquering the world (in Spanish)

La empresa Surphase, s.l. fue constituida en 2018 por Iliane Rafaniello y Thomas Schäfer. Ha desarrollado una tecnología que detecta en fase temprana la suciedad que se deposita en las membranas que se utilizan en las desalinizadoras. De esta forma, la limpieza se puede realizar de manera menos agresiva. El dispositivo se puede aplicar en otros sectores, […]

An innovative device that improves water filtration systems (in Spanish)

Aumentar la eficacia de los sistemas de depuración de agua es el principal objetivo de Surphase. La start up donostiarra ha desarrollado un sistema de detección precoz de la suciedad de las membranas de filtrado que le ha valido un premio Toribio Echevarria. El agua es un bien común cada vez más escaso. Informe recientes […]