Nano is an early-stage company based in San Jose, CA, and conducting research at the Molecular Foundry, a DOE nano-science research lab located at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Nano was founded in 2011 to investigate coatings which can prevent or retard naturally-occurring fouling on heat transfer surfaces. Since then, the company has developed numerous easy to apply surface treatments for a variety of different industrial applications.
In 2013, Nano received an Energy Innovation Research Grant funded by the California Energy Commission. In 2015 it received a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation. In 2016, Nano received a Phase II NSF SBIR grant.