Nanoco Scoops Clean Technology Award
Manchester based, Nanoco Technologies, manufacturer of heavy metal-free quantum dots, has won the UKTI Business Innovation Award in the category of Clean Technologies.
Manchester based, Nanoco Technologies, manufacturer of heavy metal free quantum dots, has won the UKTI Business Innovation Award in the category of Clean Technologies.
The award was presented at the UK Nanoforum event run by the UK Trade & Industry and attended by ca. 350 people from around the world.
Dr Sergio Kapusta, Chief Technology Officer of Shell Global Solutions International presented the award. He highlighted Nanoco Technologies’ pioneering work in getting quantum dots into a number of green technology applications such as printable solar cells and solid state lighting and was excited to learn about the scale-up technology which enables Nanoco to supply its customers with large amounts of quantum dots and thus open up this technology for mass market applications.
Dr Michael Edelman who received the award on behalf of Nanoco Technologies gave special thanks to the Nanoco Team for their dedication and continued the ability to innovate: ‘This award is an important recognition for the work we have been doing in commercializing quantum dots for use in clean technology applications. As the winner of the category, Nanoco Technologies also received a free exhibitor pod at Tokyo nano tech 2009, the worlds’ largest nanotechnology show which is held on February 2009.
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