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Nanoco to Discuss the Industry Appeal of Heavy Metal-Free Quantum Dots at the Quantum Dots Forum 2015

March 17, 2015 | By Business Wire News


Nanoco Group plc (AIM: NANO), a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, today announced that Dr. Nigel Pickett, the Company’s Chief Technology Officer, will present at the Quantum Dots Forum on March 18, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. PDT. Dr. Pickett will discuss the “Mass Manufacture of Heavy Metal-Free Quantum Dots for Display Applications,” a highly relevant issue as the world’s leading television manufacturers bring cadmium-free and heavy-metal free displays to market.

Highlights of Dr. Pickett’s presentation include:

  • Synthesis of heavy metal-free quantum dots using Nanoco’s patented “molecular seeding” approach;
  • Mass manufacture of heavy metal-free quantum dots; and
  • Optimization of the optical properties of heavy metal-free quantum dots for display applications

The Quantum Dots Forum will take place at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco.


Nanoco (AIM: NANO) is ushering in a new era of more brilliant color display through the magic of tiny semiconductor particles known as quantum dots. The only company to offer a cadmium- and heavy-metal free version of quantum dots technology, Nanoco gives electronics manufacturers an easy, sound and cost-effective path to bring new products featuring brilliant and colorful screens to market – meeting consumer demand for innovative technology and driving sales. In the display market, Nanoco has an exclusive manufacturing and marketing licensing agreement with The Dow Chemical Company. Applications for the Company’s quantum dots also include lighting, bio-imaging and solar cells. Nanoco was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Manchester, UK, with US offices in Concord, MA. Its technology is protected worldwide by a large and growing patent estate. For more information visit

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