ETS (Worldwide) Ltd

ETS (Worldwide) Ltd

ETS Ltd is an independent scientific service provider, specializing in the use of our unique patented Particle Tracing System. ETS` core business in fluid process and particulate dynamics stems from the extensive application of our unique Particle Tracing System and detection technology. ETS have over 14 years experience in the use of particulate, dye and bacteriological tracers and provide independent tracer, monitoring and project management services. ETS was established in 1993 in Cornwall by Dr Jon Marsh and is an independent limited company. In 1997 the company relocated to Scotland, 25 miles north-west of Glasgow close to Loch Lomond, and within Scotland`s first National Park.

Company details

The Coach House, Bannachra , Helensburgh , G84 9EF United Kingdom

Locations Served

Business Type:
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)
Year Founded:

ETS technical staff have a wide range of backgrounds, with the majority educated to Doctorate or Masters level. Specialist backgrounds include Oceanography, Geology, Environmental Technology, Organic Chemistry, Applied Biology, Marine Science, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Sediment Geology, Sediment Transport and Biochemistry. Our multidisciplinary teams of scientists have worked on public, commercial and research projects across the globe.

ETS is currently undergoing further expansion underpinned by our recent success in the US. Our plans for the future include the opening of a satellite office in Boston, USA and to increase our in-house resources.


ETS has established a strong track record in the UK using core patented Tracing technology across many sectors.

As a result of our UK success, ETS are expanding into new geographical areas, exploring new applications for our existing technology and increasing our technology base. Recent growth in the US (approx. $500,000 sales) indicates demand for the Technology outside the UK with ETS working alongside SAIC and Evans Hamilton on marine and dredging related Tracer projects.

ETS are seeking international business partners ranging from companies, universities or individual scientists/investors to develop new markets in specific geographical areas as a principal licensee for all industrial / environmental sectors or a licensee in a specific sector.

The areas of Tracing Technology ETS are currently interested in licensing include:

  • Sediment Transport & Dredging - Marine, River, Canal, Reservoirs, Lakes.
  • Diffuse and Direct Discharges - Rivers, Lakes, Coastal, Industrial.
  • Dispersion/Deposition of Sewage Solids - Rivers, Coastal.
  • Process Plant Appraisal - Industrial and Municipal Waste.

We are continually developing our technology and are interested in identifying partners for both technology validation and business development in the following areas:

  • Atmospheric.
  • Potable Water.
  • Sludge.
  • Groundwater.