November 3, 2008: Manchester, UK-based Nanoco Technologies, manufacturer of heavy metal free quantum dots, has won the UKTI Business Innovation Award in the category of Clean Technologies.
Sergio Kapusta, CTO of Shell Global Solutions International, who presented the award at the UK Nanoforum event run by the UK Trade & Industry, highlighted Nanoco’s 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.
Michael Edelman, who received the award on behalf of Nanoco Technologies, gave special thanks to the Nanoco Team for their dedication and continued 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,” he said.
As the winner of the category, Nanoco Technologies also received a free exhibitor pod at Tokyo nano tech 2009, the worlds’ largest nanotechnology show being held in February 2009.
Dr Michael Edelman received the Clean Technology award on behalf of Nanoco Technologies.