Based at Genesis Park in Nottingham, Promethean worked on the European collaborative project SHYMAN (Sustainable Hydrothermal Manufacturing of Nanomaterials) which created the world’s largest multi-ton scale nanoparticle manufacturing plant.
This has seen Promethean’s production capability increase from 1 ton per year to more than 1,000 tons, supporting the development of its innovative continuous-flow technology) and nano-enabled applications.
Toft’s role involves the research and development of new products, as well as working directly with customers on tailored feasibility studies.
Nichols' work at Promethean focuses on developing conductive copper-nanoparticle inks for the printed electronics market.
Purdue previously worked in a similar role to her current post at Promethean. She will be responsible for all the commercial activities of the business.
“This is an incredible period of growth for us,” said Laurie Geldenhuys, CEO at Promethean Particles. “These new appointments underline our commitment not only to pioneering this incredible technology and developing new applications and solutions but also in ensuring our continued and sustained commercial success as a business.
“We are delighted to welcome Charles, George and Helen to our team at such an exciting time,” he continued, “and we look forward to them being part of this newest chapter in our continued success story.”