NANOX® is headquartered in São Carlos, in the State of São Paulo, 236 km distant from the state capital. São Carlos is known for having large academic centers and for being the generator of knowledge and research with 4 universities amongst them the USP (Universidade de Sao Paulo) and UFSCar (Federal University of Sao Carlos), and 2 private universities. Famous in the exact sciences area, specifically in engineering. This is where one of the largest national nanotechnology company (connected to the branch of chemistry) was born, NANOX®. NANOX® is a company that develops, produces and markets solutions for the nanotechnology industry. Vision The knowledge of nature in the service of life. Mission To be recognized worldwide for the expertise in developing and integrating nanostructured materials that provide innovative solutions for the industry. History NANOX® is the first and largest nanotechnology company in Brazil. See the chronology of events below: The classical model of innovation differs in NANOX® by the company's unique ability to transform knowledge into useful solutions of nanotechnology to improve the quality of life and competitiveness of businesses that adopt them. The company has a highly specialized team that offers a technical, scientific and marketing knowledge that helps businesses from the initial ideation to the commercialization of products. Its physical structure is composed of a modern production area with quality control, product development and technical support laboratories,. It also has an area dedicated to new business, B2B marketing support, and competitive intelligence. Currently NANOX® is a corporation governed by the most modern corporate governance rules, with high levels of management and transparency. NANOX® has an organizational structure called the Project Management Office (PMO) that provides centralized management of the portfolio of nanotechnology projects, aiming to support the decision. Project support, training, consulting, asset management, implementation of methodology and standardization of processes are some of functions performed by the PMO.