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Nanoco Executives to Present on Innovative Cadmium Free Quantum Dot Technology at SID Display Week Conference 2016

May 19, 2016
By Business Wire News


Nanoco Group plc (LSE:NANO), a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, today announced that Dr. Nigel Pickett, Nanoco’s Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, and Steve Reinhard, Vice President of Business Development, will be featured speakers at the Society for Information Display’s (SID) Display Week Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 22-27, 2016. The annual worldwide event showcases advancements in electronic display technology, and again, quantum dots prove to be one of the standout technologies taking center stage.

As a significant breakthrough in the LCD and display markets, quantum dot technology exploits the power of quantum physics to deliver brilliant color performance in TVs and large displays, as well as LED lighting for a variety of applications, while improving energy efficiency. Until recent years quantum dot technologies were reliant on highly toxic cadmium, hindering the broad adoption of this powerful technology in the display and lighting markets. However, Nanoco’s innovative cadmium-free CFQD® quantum dot technology is free of toxic heavy metals, offering a safe and sustainable mainstream technology for global manufacturers and consumers, giving them all of the performance benefits associated with the technology minus the risks of toxicity and/or regulatory limitations.

During their presentations, Dr. Pickett and Mr. Reinhard will share information about how innovative and cadmium-free quantum dot technology is being increasingly sought after by leading global display and lighting manufacturers. The sessions include:

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 Group plc

Nanoco (LSE: NANO) is a world leader in the development and production of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nano-materials 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. Nanoco was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Manchester, UK. It has production facilities in Runcorn, UK, and a US subsidiary, Nanoco Inc, based in Concord, MA. Nanoco also has business development executives in Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Its technology is protected worldwide by a large and growing patent estate.

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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