University of Nottingham - Bridging the Physical/Life science divide

Lead Research Organisation: University of Nottingham
Department Name: Sch of Pharmacy


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Rutten FJ (2007) Rewritable imaging on the surface of frozen ionic liquids. in Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English)

Company Name Promethean Particles 
Description A spin-out company from the University of Nottingham that has developed a unique reactor technology to allow unprecedented product control and flexibility in inorganic nanoparticle dispersion manufacture.; 
Year Established 2006 
Impact Promethean Particles was spun-out from the University of Nottingham in February 2008 after receiving seed-corn investment from the Lachesis Fund (managed by SPARK Venture Management, formerly Questor) and Catapult. The technology at the centre of Promethean Particles, the reactor, was fully developed at the University of Nottingham, including the construction of a pilot scale facility prior to company formation and is protected by a patent application that has progressed to National / Regional phase. WINNERS of the UK NanoForum & Emerging Technologies 2009 for the Business Innovation Award in the category for Materials & Devices Promethean Particles won the LORD STAFFORD AWARD for Innovation Achieved September 2009