History
  • 1st August 2016

    Nanoco signs a worldwide material supply and licensing agreement with Merck.

  • 22nd July 2016

    Nanoco signs supply and licence agreement with Wah Hong Industrial Corporation, a leading Taiwanese manufacturer and supplier of optical films.

  • 19th February 2016

    Nanoco selected as the winner of the Materials & Coatings category of the Prism Awards 2016 for its cadmium-free CFQD® quantum dots.

  • 13th October 2015

    Nanoco signs a further follow-on join development agreement with Osram in connection with the use of quantum dots in lighting.

  • 1st July 2015

    Nanoco confirms the commissioning of the Cheonan quantum dot facility being built by Dow is under way

  • 20th May 2015

    Members of the European Parliament ("MEPs") votes against a proposed extension of an exemption to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) which would have allowed the use of cadmium-containing quantum dots in Europe

  • 7th May 2015

    Nanoco announces the appointment of David Blain as Chief Financial Officer

  • 1st May 2015

    Nanoco shares begin trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, raising gross proceeds of £20 million

  • 30th December 2014

    Nanoco signs manufacturing contract with Dow to set out details of how materials produced by Nanoco's production facility in Runcorn will be supplied to Dow as part of Dow's worldwide licensing agreement with the Company

  • 14th October 2014

    Nanoco signs a follow-on joint development agreement with Osram

  • 1st October 2014

    Nanoco appoints Keith Wiggins in the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for the operational management of the Company including key customer relationships and a focus on building Nanoco's other strategic businesses in LED lighting, solar and bio-imaging

  • October 2013

    Nanoco raises £10 million through placing of additional shares 

  • September 2013

    Nanoco completed the planned expansion of its cadmium-free quantum dot production facility in Runcorn with the installation and commissioning of two further Semi-Tech lines

  • January 2013

    Nanoco signs an exclusive license agreement with the Dow Chemical Company, for Dow to manufacture, market and sell cadmium-free quantum dots to display customers

  • August 2012

    Three grants awarded worth £736,000 from the UK’s innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board

  • May 2012

    Nanoco received US$2 million milestone payment from a major Japanese corporation after successfully producing a 1kg batch of green quantum dots

  • March 2012

    Nanoco opens an additional 12,500 sq ft of laboratory space at Manchester facility

  • February 2012

    Nanoco signs a commercial joint development agreement (JDA) with a major electronics company in Asia in connection with the use of the Company's CFQD® cadmium-free quantum dots in the electronics company's display products

  • January 2012

    Nanoco received a US$1 million milestone payment from a major Japanese corporation after green quantum dots achieved performance criteria including long service life

  • August 2011

    Joint development agreement signed with Osram, one of the world’s largest lighting companies, to create LEDs for general lighting using Nanoco quantum dots for superior colour performance

  • April 2011

    Nanoco manufactures 1kg of high quality red CFQD® quantum dots 

  • January 2011

    Commissioning of Runcorn scale-up facility 

  • June 2010

    Nanoco Signs solar agreement with Tokyo Electron 

  • May 2009

    Nanoco Group plc was admitted to AIM on 01 May 2009 following the reverse acquisition of Nanoco Tech Public Company Limited by Evolutec Group plc

  • 2001

    Nanoco's research and manufacturing headquarters established in Manchester (UK)