CNT Services

The Cambridge Nanomaterials Technology Ltd (CNT Ltd) is a nanomaterials innovation management and nanotechnology consulting company. The CNT Ltd helps companies, academic and government institutions to develop world-class innovative solutions for nanomaterials related to R&D and IPR strategy, partnership, products, technologies, funding, business development and markets.

CNT Ltd is specialised in nanomaterials R&D consulting and collaborative R&D project management, such as H2020 project proposal preparation, innovation, exploitation and dissemination management, and consortium and supply chain building. The CNT Ltd provides expert advice and experts for your team. The summary of our services is:

  • Consulting and an expert advice related to nanomaterials regarding their production, composites, applications, key players, funding and market. Experts with more than 20 years of experience in commercialisation of carbon nanomaterials (graphene, carbon nanotubes, carbon nanofibres, etc.).
  • Innovation management and technology transfer support related to R&D of novel nanomaterials and composites
  • Management of collaborative R&D projects, such as EU Horizon 2020 projects and Innovate UK projects. Consortium set-up, grant proposal writing support; exploitation and dissemination management; liaising with EU officials.
  • Advice and support related to development of Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy – patent landscaping reports, due diligence, invention and protection.
  • Market Research and Strategy – market research reports, consulting and advice about innovation, new product strategy and development, proof-of-concept, market and funding.
  • Organisation of nanomaterials and nanotechnology application related conferences, workshops and customised training, seminars and support multinational companies and research institutions.


The CNT Ltd is a leader of two private consortiums: NANO-CARBON ENHANCED MATERIALS (NCEM) and the ADVANCED MATERIALS FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING (AMAM) with members coming from leading multinational companies and research institutions.


Cambridge Nanomaterials Technology Ltd. has participated as partner responsible for exploitation and dissemination activities in European Funded (FP7 and Horizon2020) projects as well as InnovateUK funded projects.
The projects CNT Ltd has been involved are listed below.

UK Funded Projects:

  • Innovate UK 102802 project UltraMAT (2017-2020) Power ultrasound as a generic tool for micro/nanoscale processing of materials (
  • Innovate UK 104266 project GRAPHOSITE (2018-2021) A graphene sensor for defect detection and predictive maintenance in composite materials (

European Funded Projects:

  • EC FP7 609057 project UltraWire (2013-2016) Ultra-Conductive Copper-Carbon Nanotube Wire (
  • EC H2020 646397 project NANOLEAP (2015-2018) Nanocomposite for building constructions and civil infrastructures: European network pilot production line to promote industrial application cases (
  • EC H2020 760827 project Oyster (2017-2021) Open characterisation and modelling environment to drive innovation in advanced nano-architectured and bio-inspired hard/soft interfaces (
  • EC H2020 768681 project EPPN (2017-2020) European Network for pilot projects and Innovation Hubs (
  • EC H2020 761031 project nTRACK (2017-2021) Multimodal nanoparticles for structural and functional tracking of stem cell therapy on muscle regeneration (
  • EC H2020 760662 project M3DLoC (2018-2022) Additive Manufacturing of 3D Microfluidic MEMS for Lab-on-a-Chip applications (
  • EC H2020 760899 project Genesis (2018-2021) High performance MOF and IPOSS enhanced membrane systems as next generation CO2 capture technologies (
  • EC H2020 763989 project APOLO (2018-2022) SmArt Designed Full Printed Flexible RObust Efficient Organic HaLide PerOvskite solar cells (
  • EC H2020 814588 project Repair3D (2019-2023) Recycling and Repurposing of Plastic Waste for Advanced 3D Printing Applications (
  • EC H2020 953192 project Carbo4Power (2020- 2024) New generation of offshore turbine blades with intelligent architectures of hybrid, nanoenabled multi-materials via advanced manufacturing (
  • EC H2020 953163 DOME 4.0 (2020-2024) Digital Open Marketplace Ecosystem 4.0

Events and Training

CNT has organised a series of nanotechnology application related conferences, workshops and has provided customised training and support to multinational companies and research institutions. A small sample of these activities are shown in the pictures below.