01 May 2012 NanoKTN announces Nanoco ‘success story’ NanoKTN announces Nanoco ‘success story’ The Nanotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network (NanoKTN) has announced the successful expansion of one if its members, Nanoco. Over the past ten years, Nanoco has grown from a university spin out, with technology developed at the University of Manchester and Imperial College London, to one of the UK's most significant nanotechnology companies. Nanoco's technology has allowed the mass production of quantum dots for the first time and led to commercial agreements in areas such as electronics, lighting and solar energy. The company noted that the opportunities and support provided by the NanoKTN have aided its success. Dr Martin Kemp, theme manager at the NanoKTN, said: "Nanoco is another great success story coming from a UK university - spinning out a nanotechnology application from the University of Manchester and growing it into the thriving global business that Nanoco is today. The NanoKTN will continue to work with Nanoco and other UK nanotechnology businesses to ensure that UK nanotechnology is securely embedded in the global market." Author Simon Fogg Comment on this article Websites http://www.nanocotechnologies.com/http://www.nanoktn.com/ This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.