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nanogy to bring nanothermal experiences to Paris

Frankfurt nanotechnology company selected to present breakthrough innovation at Hello Tomorrow Global Summit.

23rd October 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Frankfurt

Protective, Clothing/​Footwear, Sports/​Outdoor

Frankfurt-based nanotechnology company nanogy has been nominated as one of 500 tech start-ups worldwide to participate in the upcoming Hello Tomorrow Global Summit in Paris, this week. The company will also present an interactive showcase along with 100 other specially selected companies, with an aim of bringing warming technology to life.

The exclusive event is made up of deep-tech enablers, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives, intent on changing the world with new technologies. The event focuses on bringing tomorrow’s technology today, and will be a melting pot of visions, ideas, and innovations.

The ultra-light technology can be integrated into any textile, including clothing, car seats, medical applications, and more. © nanogy

Among them will be nanogy, an intelligent, metal free warming technology, based on biodegradable, conductive nanotech material. The textile can be as thin as 0.1mm. An A4 - sized area weighs just 13g including a connector.

Intelligent innovation

The technology was developed by Chinese market leader j-Nova, and has been introduced to the European market at ISPO this year. “The ISPO exhibition in Munich was a huge success, and the results since the market launch have far exceeded our expectations,” the company explains.

“A jacket using our intelligent warming technology won an ISPO award, and many companies are currently developing prototypes. The first products will launch within the next few weeks. But it’s not just outdoor fashion firms that are interested, as there are so many areas in which warmth can improve lives.

Ultra-light technology

The ultra-light technology can be integrated into any textile, including clothing, car seats, medical applications, and more. The technology is compatible with any standard power bank, making it a practical and safer alternative to similar, existing solutions, according to the manufacturer.

The lightweight technology is completely non-metallic, meaning it also emits no radiation. The non-metallic nature of the technology allows it to be washed up to 1,000 times at any temperature. The technology is thin and flexible, and can be scrunched or crumpled without damaging its function. “This also means that the technology can be integrated into garments without any visible lines or hems, making it the optimal solution for companies in numerous industries,” the manufacturer reports.

Sustainable warming solution

nanogy measures an energy conversion rate of over 90%, making it one of the most sustainable and environmentally friendly warming solutions developed, the company says. The technology is also recyclable, so consumers can dispose of it as they would any other garment.

“Our focus is not just to provide world class technology, but also to improve people’s lives without harming our environment. We are excited to see what the Hello Tomorrow event has to offer, and are looking forward to bringing nanothermal experiences to Paris,” said Company Director Jeni Odley.

As expected for any modern tech company, users can even control the temperature of the textile with a mobile app, making the integration of nanogy a simplified, one-touch experience.

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