Shaping surfaces into experiences through nanoscale materials

Canatu is an innovative developer and manufacturer of 3D formable and stretchable transparent conductive films and touch sensors. Canatu’s solutions bring the design freedom and user interface to the next level for 3D shaped touch surfaces. The patented Carbon NanoBud® material enable seamless touch design to plastic, glass and textile.

The roots of Canatu origin to high technology research and today Canatu have over one hundred patents and pending patents. The company’s R&D department continuously studies further materials and processes, in order to meet the demanding needs of industries for the next generation products.

The company origins from the Aalto University’s Nanomaterials Group where the new type of process and material were invented in late 1990’s and early 2000’s. Actually, the company name Canatu comes from the material that was first studied, carbon nanotube. Founding partners include four leading senior scientists from materials, characterization and aerosol technologies; Esko Kauppinen, David Brown, Albert Nasibulin and Hua Jiang.