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NanoTouch Materials benefits from $2 million grant to accelerate development of its NanoSeptic Self-Cleaning Surfaces

June 9, 2015

The Virginia Tobacco Commission voted unanimously to award the Center for Advanced Engineering & Research a $2 million research and development grant, 100% of which will directly support NanoTouch Materials’ continued development of its NanoSeptic surfaces. This funding will be used to research new materials and advanced manufacturing processes, and build a dedicated fabrication facility in Bedford County. NanoTouch plans to add 37 jobs in five years and invest more than $1 million in Bedford County.

Read the company’s press release here.