Canatu secures new patent in China for oriented deposition of carbon nanotubes

Canatu has recently secured another important patent in China for Apparatuses and Method for Oriented Deposition of Carbon Nanotubes. This new invention allows us to orient carbon nanotubes horizontally, which greatly improves the electrical and mechanical properties of the CNT film and its end applications, such as ADAS heaters used in the automotive industry. 

“Our strong patent portfolio speaks volumes about the level of curiosity and passion that drives innovation. I’m bursting with pride at the ingenuity displayed by our engineers and scientists!”  

Ilkka Varjos, CTO of Canatu

To date, Canatu holds 150 patents across 30 different families. Having an extensive IPR not only safeguards our unique processes, but it also paves way for new business opportunities through licensing arrangements with third parties. Unlike companies that retain IPRs for only specific parts of their material or production process, Canatu’s IPR portfolio protects everything from material to manufacturing and to the final applications. Full control over the entire process allows us to advance Canatu CNT for different applications with partners and bring products to market without relying on third-party companies. 

“Patents are an invaluable asset for tech companies, and they are the backbone of Canatu. A broad IPR not only safeguards our unique processes, but also paves the way for new business opportunities through licensing.”

Ilkka Varjos, CTO of Canatu 

Today, as the world stands at the onset of the Carbon Age, nano carbons are anticipated to play a transformative role in addressing key industry challenges, making Canatu’s strong IPR portfolio even more valuable with immense potential for impact. As we explore new applications that require the development of novel solutions, our strong IPR portfolio helps protect our market position and leverage key innovations to maximize impact across various industries. 

Our strong IPR portfolio demonstrates the unwavering curiosity and passion of our engineers and scientists, as well as our commitment to innovation. By implementing an employee invention policy that incentivizes the creation of patentable solutions and/or utility models, Canatu fosters a culture of continuous innovation. 

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