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Nano-C Acquires Key Assets from Eikos to Address Next Generation of Transparent Conducting Films
Thursday 14 March 2019

14 March 2019 - Massachusetts, US-based Nano-C, a materials provider for energy and electronics applications, has acquired the core patents from Massachusetts technology company Eikos, Inc. to address the next generation of transparent conducting films, the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Nano-C acquired Eikos patents that govern the use of single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) in transparent conducting films for use in displays, touch screens and related applications for their remaining term. Nano-C also acquired the Invisicon trademark from Eikos, the company said.

Nano-C, Inc. said the acquisition of the patents strengthens relationships as the company looks forward to launch the next generation of transparent and conducting films for a wide-range of formable, foldable and flexible displays.

The acquisition of the patents also enables Nano-C to launch its patented flexible ITO technology which offers device developers the same materials interface but with unparalleled mechanical durability for foldable display applications.

Nano-C is a leading developer of nanostructured carbon for use in energy and electronics applications. These materials include fullerenes, carbon nanotubes and their chemical derivatives.
Date Published: 14/03/2019
Target: Eikos/core patents to address the next generation of transparent conducting films
Country: USA
Sector: Electronics
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Closed
Vendor: Eikos, Inc
Buyer: Nano-C
Terms of the deal were not disclosed