Nanoco Group PLC

First Royalty Payment in Display Market

Published on 29/4/2016

Nanoco Group plc (LSE: NANO), a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, is pleased to announce that it has been notified of its first royalty payment from The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) following sales during the first three months of 2016 of Nanoco cadmium-free quantum dots from Dow’s plant in Cheonan, South Korea.

Nanoco’s first royalty income from licensing of its cadmium-free quantum dots, although modest, marks an important milestone in the commercialisation of Nanoco’s technology.

Michael Edelman, Nanoco’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Our first royalty income marks a milestone for Nanoco in the commercialisation of our cadmium-free quantum dot technology in the display market. We look forward with excitement to the successful rollout of our technology.”

For further information, please contact:

NanocoTel: +44 (0) 161 603 7900
Michael Edelman, Chief Executive Officer
David Blain, Chief Financial Officer
Caroline Watson, Investor Relations Manager
Tel: + 44 (0) 7799 897357
Canaccord Genuity – Joint BrokerTel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8000
Simon Bridges
Cameron Duncan
Mark Whitmore
Liberum – Joint BrokerTel: +44 (0) 20 3100 2000
Neil Patel
Richard Bootle
Steven Tredget
BuchananTel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000
Mark Court / Sophie Cowles / Stephanie Watson

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About Nanoco Group plc

Nanoco is a world leader in the development and production of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials for use in multiple applications including LCD displays, lighting, solar cells and bio-imaging. In the display market, it has a non-exclusive manufacturing and marketing licensing agreement with The Dow Chemical Company.