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About BioGill

BioGill® is a biotechnology company that manufactures unique, above ground, attached growth bioreactors used worldwide in water treatment systems

Company overview

BioGill® brings together the power of science and nature, to improve the onsite treatment of wastewater to meet local regulations and reduce wastewater disposal costs. We manufacture above ground, attached growth bioreactors that deliver affordable wastewater treatment, made easy.

By combining simple, yet smart technology and natural biological processes, BioGill® technology is highly effective at reducing organic loads and BOD (Biological Oxygen Demand) in wastewater.

Company headquarters and gill manufacturing are located in Sydney, Australia, with sales offices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA) and Shanghai, China.

As of July 2018, there are more than 250 BioGill bioreactors operating in over 25 countries, around the world

Our vision

To be the global leader in biological water treatment technologies.

Our strategy

To combine the latest science and technology in the manufacture of nano ceramic media, known as gills, to create the most useful and cost effective water treatment systems.

Our brand promise is “Affordable wastewater treatment, made easy.”

Our values

  • We hear and respect every voice.
  • There is always a way
  • We care, connect and commit.
  • We have a can do attitude and are driven to succeed.


BioGill® has been recognized internationally, receiving awards including:


Gold Hermes Creative Advertising Award

Awarded Top Ten Innovator, Imagine H20

Selected to deliver technical paper on treating high sugar wastewater WEFTEC, Chicago.

Imagine H20 Award

BioGill® named in Artemis Project Top 50 Most Promising Water Tech Start Ups


Finalist, NSW Water Awards. Infrastructure Project Innovation for Ferrero Australia project.

Finalist, Banksia Sustainability Award. Ferrero Australia in partnership with BioGill®.

Blue Thumb Award for Excellence in Aquaculture New Product Innovation , World Aquaculture.

NSW Innovation/Global Growth Award, NSW Government, Industry & Investment


Innovation Challenge  BioGill® Beijing places 3rd in competition matching technologies to market demands.

BioGill® announced as Best Challenger in Innovation Awards hosted by Chinese Government, Ministry of Science & Technology.

Chinese Government selects BioGill® as a Top 100 Environmental Technology as part of the 3iPET program

Asia Pacific

BioGill® announced as one of the 25 companies on the Clean Tech Group 2018 APAC 25 list, recognizing companies with the highest potential to make the most significant market impact.


Blue Tech Innovation Award

ISO 9001

As part of our Quality Management Systems, BioGill® achieved certification for ISO 9001:2015 standards in June 2016.


The BioGill technology was developed in the research laboratories of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, ANSTO, a Commonwealth research agency.