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IFAT Munich at a glance

Efficient solutions. For the use of water, recycling and secondary raw materials.

Are you looking for solutions to the future’s challenges? The world’s leading trade fair for environmental technologies provides the answers. Being the largest platform for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, IFAT gathers the industry from all over the world—its innovative offers set benchmarks for the future.

IFAT Munich | Our most important resource? The future.

Being the most important driver of the global environmental industry, IFAT Munich offers comprehensive insights and innovative solutions. Our demand? To make your commitment as efficient and sustainable as possible. With positive effects on the environment, global resources—and above all: our future.


Key facts about IFAT 2022 at a glance


exhibitors from 59 countries and regions


visitors from 155 countries and regions


square meters exhibition space

As a unique expert platform, IFAT Munich is ideal for presenting our products and digital solutions for the water industry. After a long break, our water team was able to conduct many important discussions on site with national and international customers and partners.
– Anja Eimer, Head of Water & Waste Water at Siemens AG

Setting the pace. The industry’s trending topics.

At IFAT’s newly designed professional supporting program you get to know everything about the industry issues of today and tomorrow. How can communities and cities be designed sustainably? What does a circular economy look like in practice? What intelligent drives are fit for the future? Find out about the valuable innovations, the future of water as well as the access to and the quality of our most important resource.


presentations and panels


live demonstrations on 7 topics


21 solution tours on 16 topics

IFAT Supporting Program

Visit IFAT worldwide

Water extraction and utilization, as well as waste engineering and the recovery and recycling of secondary raw materials are topical issues around the globe. As a reflection of this, IFAT has created an interdisciplinary network with a global reach. IFAT's global events series includes IE expo China and IE expo Guangzhou in China, IFAT India in India, IFAT Eurasia in Turkey and IFAT Africa in South Africa.

IFAT Africa 2023
Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Refuse and Recycling: Solutions for Subsahara-Africa
July 05– 07, 2023
Johannesburg, South Africa
IFAT Eurasia 2023
Eurasia's Leading Trade Fair for Environmental Technologies
April 27– 29, 2023
Istanbul, Turkey
IFAT India 2023
India's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Solid Waste and Recycling
October 17– 19, 2023
Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India
IE expo China 2023
Asia's Leading Trade Fair for Environmental Technology Solutions: Water, Waste, Air and Soil
April 19– 21, 2023
Shanghai, China
IE expo Guangzhou 2023
South China's Leading Trade Fair for Environmental Technology Solutions: Water, Waste, Air and Soil
September 20– 22, 2023
Guangzhou, China

IFAT 2022 edition was not only the occasion to meet a huge number of our customers and almost all ouf business partners, finally again face to face, but also the opportunity to get in touch with new potential clients, showing a great interest in our products. Some countries were less represented than in the record year 2018, nevertheless the inquiry on new machines remained really high. For us, IFAT is definitely the leading international trade fair in the field of water, sewage, waste and raw materials management.
– Cappellotto S.p.A.

Further information

IFAT Munich product index
IFAT 2018 - Key sector
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IFAT Munich Key sectors

Discover the range of themes at the global IFAT Munich innovation platform, covering water, waste water, waste, and resource management.

Key sectors
IFAT Industry Insights
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Industry Insights

Circular economy, climate protection & climate resilience—read how the solutions in the IFAT network help to make our world sustainable.

Industry Insights
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Images & Videos taken at IFAT Munich

Come and see for yourself by exploring the trade fair via our photo & video gallery. Here you will find a mix of striking images taken at IFAT...

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