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Nanoco’s Nigel Pickett to Present on Innovations in Next-Generation of Cadmium-Free Quantum Dot Display Technology at SID Display Week 2017

Published on 17/5/2017

MANCHESTER, UK & CONCORD, Mass. USA, May 16, 2017 – Nanoco Group plc (LSE: NANO), a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, today announced Dr. Nigel Pickett, Nanoco’s Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, will be a featured speaker at the Society for Information Display’s (SID) Display Week Conference in Los Angeles, CA, May 21-26, 2017.

During his talk, “Innovation in Heavy Metal-Free Quantum Dot Display Technology” (Session 39.4) scheduled for Wednesday, May 24 at 4:30-4:50 pm PDT (Room 515B), Dr. Pickett will share information about the latest innovations in cadmium-free quantum dot technology, increasingly sought after by leading global display manufacturers today, and how this sustainable technology delivers the brilliant viewing experience consumers demand, without compromising performance.

With more than 400+ Symposium presentations and thousands of attendees, SID Display Week is the premier international event for the electronic display industry, addressing current and emerging issues pertinent to manufacturers looking to succeed in a changing global marketplace. As a significant breakthrough in LCDs and the 4K TV market, quantum dots continue to be a standout technology, with their natural ability to deliver brilliant color performance in displays as well as LED lighting for a variety of applications, while improving energy efficiency. Given the increasing global regulations against cadmium and other heavy metals that comprise traditional quantum dots, only sustainable, Cadmium-free quantum dots can deliver upon the advanced performance roadmap of LCDs, today and into the future.

To schedule a time to meet with the Nanoco team during Display Week and learn more about its CFQD® quantum dot technology and products, contact:  Please include your name, company and contact details.

About Nanoco

Nanoco (LSE: NANO) harnesses the power of nanotechnology to create a brighter, more sustainable future. Based on breakthrough science, Nanoco’s proprietary manufacturing process enables the large-scale production of its cadmium-free CFQD® quantum dots for multiple applications:

  • LCD display, where Nanoco’s CFQD® quantum dots give consumers peace of mind to enjoy next-generation color performance and energy efficiency without allowing toxic chemicals into their homes.
  • Lighting, where Nanoco’s CFQD® quantum dots are used in horticulture to safely speed plant growth.
  • Healthcare, where Nanoco’s CFQD® quantum dots are opening new, potentially life saving uses in bio-imaging.
  • Solar, where Nanoco’s CFQD® quantum dots are incorporated into printable solar inks for future thin, highly efficient and low cost solar cells.

Nanoco has non-exclusive manufacturing and marketing licensing agreements in display with The Dow Chemical Company, Merck KGaA of Germany, and Wah Hong Industrial Corporation of Taiwan. Through these partners and its own production facilities in Runcorn, UK, Nanoco is creating the world’s largest manufacturing ecosystem for cadmium-free quantum dots.

Nanoco was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Manchester, UK, with a US subsidiary, Nanoco Inc., in Concord, MA. Nanoco continues to build out a world-class, patent-protected IP portfolio generated both by its own innovation engine, as well as through acquisition.

Nanoco is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange and trades under the ticker symbol NANO.  For further information please visit:

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