Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors


Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Super nanostructured coatings anti-corrosion

Abstract:
Nanto Protective Coating, winner of Nanochallenge 2009, establihed its HQ in Padua, with an operative branch at the Scientific and Technological Park of Venice, near Nanofab. Commercial contacts with several companies have already been established.

Super nanostructured coatings anti-corrosion

Padua, Italy | Posted on May 27th, 2010

Nanto Protective Coating srl has been established. The newco won last November the grand prize of 300.000 Euro sponsored by the Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo Bank Foundation. Nanto is owned by the winning team and Veneto Nanotech, Italian Cluster of Nanotechnology, that has invested in it through the prize.

The team is now a real start-up in the Veneto Region. Nanto Protective Coating, the newco, has its headquarter in Padua and an operative branch at VEGA, the Venice Scientific and Technological Park of Venice and Trieste. The choice of Padua is due to the presence of Veneto Nanotech main site and other two start-ups created thanks to Nanochallenge (QID Nanotechnologies and Bilcare-SingularID), while the decision to have an operative branch at the Scientific Park of Venice is due to the presence of Nanofab, the nanofabrication facility of the Cluster. Nanto can now exploit the advanced instruments and machineries of the lab to speed up research and development.

Nanto Protective Coating informed that the production has already started and is located in different sites. So far Nanto can produce 10 tons of coating per day, and the quantity will increase thanks to the strategic partnership with other producers both in Italy and abroad and thanks to the international commercial strategies that the company is launching.

Nanto Protective Coating uses patented systems based on nanoparticles composites which are used for the development of new innovative anticorrosion coatings with enhanced barrier properties. These new coatings can be used in the heavy industry, such us naval constructions, bridges and pipelines where corrosion problems are always critical and cost, according to the American Association of Corrosion Engineering, 300 billion dollars per year in the USA market and 200 billion in the European market. This coating offers also an improvement of the heat resistance which allows the application in the petroleum sector. "With our coatings - underlines the founder of Nanto Protective Coating, Roberto Cafagna - it is possible to realize coverings using 20% less product compared to classical coatings or, if the quantities of coating are equal, it results in a 20% better performance".

Nanto Protective Coating won the regional round for north east Italy "Talento delle Idee" and has been selected to attend the final round of this prestigious business plan competition, organised by Unicredit Bank and the youth branch of Confindustria - The Italian Industrial Federation. The next appointment if for June 11th in Santa Margherita Ligure (Genova).

The road-show for the second financial round and the definition of some strategic industrial partnerships in Europe and in the new emerging countries will be launched very soon.

####

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Federica Lodato
Veneto Nanotech S.C.p.A.
via S. Crispino 106
35129 Padova, Italy
tel: +39 049 7705500
cell: +39 335 7253927

Copyright © Veneto Nanotech

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

JPK reports on the use of a NanoWizard AFM system at the University of Kaiserslautern to study the interaction of bacteria with microstructured surfaces April 28th, 2016

University of Illinois researchers create 1-step graphene patterning method April 27th, 2016

Nanograft seeded with 3 cell types promotes blood vessel formation to speed wound healing April 27th, 2016

NREL finds nanotube semiconductors well-suited for PV systems April 27th, 2016

Openings/New facilities/Groundbreaking/Expansion

SUNY Poly Partnership with Japan's New Energy and Industrial Development Organization Drives Investment in and Installation of Emerging ‘Green’ Technologies at World-Class 'Zero Energy Nano' Building March 22nd, 2016

Composite Pipe Long Term Testing Facility February 10th, 2016

SUNY Poly and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce New $500M R&D Program in Albany To Accelerate Next Generation Chip Technology: Arrival of Second Cutting Edge EUV Lithography Tool Launches New Patterning Center That Will Generate Over 100 New High Tech Jobs at SUNY Poly February 9th, 2016

SUNY Poly Welcomes DPS as the Global Engineering Firm Opens Its U.S. Advanced Technology Group Headquarters at Cutting-Edge ZEN Building November 20th, 2015

Products

New Generation of Graphene Reinforced Carbon Fibre Prepreg Products March 14th, 2016

New Generation of Graphene Reinforced Carbon Fibre Prepreg Products March 10th, 2016

PEN Inc. Announces Strategy to Broaden Clarity Branded Products Business February 4th, 2016

Graphenea increases capacity, reduces prices January 25th, 2016

Announcements

JPK reports on the use of a NanoWizard AFM system at the University of Kaiserslautern to study the interaction of bacteria with microstructured surfaces April 28th, 2016

University of Illinois researchers create 1-step graphene patterning method April 27th, 2016

Researchers create artificial protein to control assembly of buckyballs April 27th, 2016

Chemists use DNA to build the world's tiniest thermometer April 27th, 2016

Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships

Electrically Conductive Graphene Ink Enables Printing of Biosensors April 23rd, 2016

Leti Extends Collaboration with Qualcomm on CoolCubeTM 3D Integration Technology for High-Density, High-Performance ICs: Collaboration Goals Include Building an Ecosystem To Take the Chip-stacking Technology from Design to Fabrication April 13th, 2016

FEI Partners with Five Pharmaceutical Companies, the Medical Research Council and the University of Cambridge to form Cryo-EM Research Consortium April 5th, 2016

Strem Chemicals and SONA Nanotech Sign Distribution Agreement for the World’s First Gold Nanorods Synthesized without CTAB February 24th, 2016

New-Contracts/Sales/Customers

Nanometrics Achieves Record 3D-NAND Bookings Quarter: A Record 3D-NAND Bookings Quarter, both in Aggregate and for Each of Three Key Customers March 28th, 2016

Keystone Nano selected by National Cancer Institute to participate in BIO March 23rd, 2016

Heriot-Watt's Institute of Photonics & Quantum Sciences uses the Deben Microtest 2 kN tensile stage to characterise ceramics and engineering plastics January 21st, 2016

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Begins Supplying One of World's Largest Pulp and Paper Product Companies with Patented Energy Saving and Protective Coatings for Heat Process Equipment January 4th, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic