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Signs a multi-year distribution agreement with leading Japanese speciality trading company to expand sales and support in Asian markets

Nanoco appoints KISCO Ltd as exclusive Asian distributor

Manchester, UK | Posted on June 12th, 2008

Nanoco Technologies and KISCO Ltd (KISCO) will be shaping the future together with the signing of a distribution agreement appointing KISCO as the exclusive Asian distributor of Nanocoís advanced quantum dots materials.

Next generation electronic applications will be the first to benefit from this collaboration as KISCO begin by working with Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese electronics customers to incorporate Nanocoís quantum dots into products including electroluminescent quantum dot displays (ìEL-QDî), solid state lighting and photovoltaic devices.

Nanoco is unique in the nanomaterials market as a company that manufactures large quantities of quantum dots, using its patented manufacturing process. The bulk manufacture of quantum dots provides technology companies around the world the platform to develop a wide variety of next-generation products. Nanocoís development of high performance RoHS compliant cadmium free quantum dots is seen as a key breakthrough towards adoption of quantum dot technology in industrial applications.

Yoshinori Kishimoto, Kiscoís President stated "KISCO has built its business through providing excellent support and service to our customers who have come to rely on us to introduce new, world-leading materials to their business. Nanoco's platform quantum dot technology will become increasingly important in our customers' display, solar cell, solid state lighting and bio-medical products and it was important for KISCO to build a strong relationship with the global technology leader to ensure our customers have access to Nanocoís world leading materials."

Nanoco has appointed KISCO as their exclusive Asian distributor based on KISCO's proven ability to launch new materials into the market and their strong reputation in Asia.

"We are very excited to be working with such a forward looking company as KISCO to continue our development in Asia." said Dr Michael Edelman, CEO of Nanoco Technologies Ltd, "KISCO has very strong relationships with Asian Tier 1 electronics companies and we are confident that the combination of Nanoco's world leading quantum dot technology with KISCO's customer relationships and Asian infrastructure will provide customers with excellent technical, commercial and logistic support needed to ensure new QD (quantum dot) based products and applications are a success."
With an initial focus on the electronics industry, this agreement will begin to shape the future of display, LED and solar cell products. Providing customers with the new possibilities that are opened up by advanced materials, Nanoco and KISCO will be enabling new products to come to market that bring benefits to all.

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About Nanoco Technologies Ltd
Nanoco is a privately held nano-material science company that holds patents related to industrial-scale production of Quantum Dots. Quantum Dots are Fluorescent semi-conducting nanocrystals that can be used in a range of applications from next generation displays, solid state lighting and solar cells to biological imaging. The University of Manchester spinout was founded in 2001 and works in partnership with technology driven corporations to bring quantum dot based applications to the market around the world.

About KISCO Ltd (www.kisco-net.com/english/index.htm)
Founded in 1921, KISCO is a speciality trading company focused on chemicals and advanced materials. As a specialist in the advanced materials essential to the development of cutting-edge products and technologies, KISCO goes beyond simply supplying basic materials to offer a complete range of goods and services required for their practical application in industrial .

KISCO takes pride in our strengths that clearly distinguish us from other trading firms. Our information capabilities enable us to swiftly and accurately grasp market trends as well as up-to-the-minute information worldwide relating to advanced materials. Our planning capabilities provide the know-how and technology necessary to explore applications of materials to turn them into new products, at times using our development and manufacturing capabilities to manufacture them ourselves. KISCOís organizational capabilities support a stable supply of products ranging from materials and processed goods to equipment and machinery, through our global procurement, sales and service network.

KISCO integrates these capabilities as an advanced materials specialist, continuously searching for new applications and the next generation of materials.

The KISCO group of companies currently supports its customers from over 40 locations in 12 countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and recorded sales of JPY103.7 Billion in 2007.

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Ruth Hailwood
46 Grafton Street
Manchester, M13 9NT
UK
Phone: +44 161 603 7911

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