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C3Nano is the developer of the solution-based, transparent conductive inks and films as direct replacements for indium tin oxide (ITO).
Product designers and manufacturers are looking for viable development paths to meet the ever increasing demand for smarter, flexible touch sensor applications. At the same time, consumer electronics manufacturers are actively searching for a high-quality replacement to indium tin oxide (ITO). Limited indium supplies, high production costs and low sheet resistance, coupled with its inherent fragility and inflexibility make ITO unsuitable for large panel, curved and flexible displays.
With the introduction of Activegrid transparent conductive films (TCFs) and inks, C3Nano has succeeded in shattering the ITO performance barrier to achieve industry-leading conductivity and transparency in TCFs and inks.
C3Nano’s advancements in silver nanowire (AgNW) based technology enable 30 to 50 Ohms per square for a new generation of smart flexible devices with enhanced sensing functions.
Activegrid offers product designers and manufacturers a development path to meet increasing demand for smarter, flexible touch sensor applications for the consumer electronics industry and beyond.

HQHayward, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)26
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Key People/Management at C3Nano

Ajay Virkar

Ajay Virkar

Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer
Nobi Kambe

Nobi Kambe

Tim Kingsbury

Tim Kingsbury

Chief Financial Officer
Xiaofeng Chen

Xiaofeng Chen

Vice President, Business Operations
Peter Li

Peter Li

Vice President. Product Development
Xiqiang Yang

Xiqiang Yang

Vice President, Research and Development
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C3Nano Office Locations

C3Nano has an office in Hayward
Hayward, CA, US (HQ)
3988 Trust Way
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C3Nano Financials and Metrics

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C3Nano total Funding

$51.9 m

C3Nano latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

C3Nano investors

C3Nano's latest funding round in May 2020 was reported to be $15 m. In total, C3Nano has raised $51.9 m
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C3Nano News and Updates

Global Transparent Conductive Coating Market Analysis to 2024 - Featuring Detailed Profiles of Teijin, Toyobo Co, Nitto Denko, TDK, C3nano, Corning, and More

DUBLIN, Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Transparent Conductive Coating: Materials and Global Markets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The scope of this report is broad and covers global markets of transparent conductive coatings, which is used globally in...

C3Nano Blogs

C3Nano IP Positioning Statement

C3Nano Inc., the performance leader in next-generation, transparent conductive inks and films, would like to set the record straight with regard to recent IP developments in China. While the PRB upheld C3nano’s key fusing technology, some claims were invalidated but were... The post C3Nano IP Positi…

C3Nano FAQ With Regard to Its IP

FAQ Analysis: June 2020 1. Explain the difference between invalidation versus infringement. Invalidation of a claim means that the party who filed for the claim no longer can prevent others from using the technology/product covered by the claim. This means... The post C3Nano FAQ With Regard to Its I…

C3Nano Launches Financing Round with Investment from Nitto Denko

Powerhouse Japanese materials manufacturer to partner with C3Nano on supply chain and business development to grow global transparent film market May 20, 2020 09:00 ET | Source: C3Nano HAYWARD, CA – May 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – C3Nano Inc., the performance leader in next-generation,... The post C…

Visionox Uses C3Nano ActiveGuardHC™ Hard Coat, Advanced Flexible Cover Lens for Foldable Phone

C3Nano’s ActiveGuardHC™ Hard Coat Film Replacing Cover Glass Enables Development and Commercialization of Emerging Foldable Mobile Devices HAYWARD, CA – December 5, 2019 – C3Nano Inc., the world’s performance leader in silver nanowire-based transparent conductive inks and films used in... The post V…

C3Nano Patents Low-Reflectivity Flexible Transparent Conductors

Patent Effectively Blocks Other AgNW-based Film Manufacturers from Meeting Top-Tier Device Makers’ Requirements HAYWARD, CA – October 30, 2019 – C3Nano Inc., the world’s performance leader in silver nanowire (AgNW)-based transparent conductive inks and films used in flexible displays, touchscreens..…

C3Nano Again Defeats Cambrios Film Solutions in U.S. Patent Court

Cambrios’ Second Attempt to Invalidate a C3Nano NanoGlue™ Patent Also Fails Before U.S. Patent Trials and Appeals Board HAYWARD, CA – September 3, 2019 – C3Nano Inc., the world’s performance leader in silver nanowire-based transparent conductive inks and films used... The post C3Nano Again Defeats C…
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C3Nano Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was C3Nano founded?

    C3Nano was founded in 2010.

  • Who are C3Nano key executives?

    C3Nano's key executives are Ajay Virkar, Nobi Kambe and Tim Kingsbury.

  • How many employees does C3Nano have?

    C3Nano has 26 employees.

  • Who are C3Nano competitors?

    Competitors of C3Nano include INSiAVA, Azores and Micropac Industries.

  • Where is C3Nano headquarters?

    C3Nano headquarters is located at 3988 Trust Way, Hayward.

  • Where are C3Nano offices?

    C3Nano has an office in Hayward.

  • How many offices does C3Nano have?

    C3Nano has 1 office.