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4D LABS is an applications and science-driven research institute at Simon Fraser University, located in British Columbia, Canada. They offer access to multiple facilities housing state-of-the-art equipment for academic, industrial and government researchers.

Hueck Folien GmbH

Hueck Folien GmbH is an independent family-owned company and a worldwide recognized technology leader in the field of high-security features for banknotes and documents as well as first class coatings for optically demanding, functional films. Hueck Folien stands for innovative tailor-made product solutions produced on an industrial scale with high quality and reliable service.


Landqart AG is a highly innovative Swiss manufacturer owned by Swiss National Bank and Orell Füssli with a wide portfolio of security substrates and technologies for banknote, passport, and visa applications that supply to some 50 countries around the world. It is an industry leader in innovation with Durasafe®, the new paper–polymer–paper composite banknote substrate. Landqart is the only security paper mill in Switzerland and has a reputation for quality and craftsmanship. Landqart AG is an official supplier of Euro banknote paper, and the sole supplier to the Swiss National Bank.

Secura Monde Interntional (SMI)

Founded in 1994, Secura Monde International (SMI) has an extensive network of contacts, correspondents, trade partners and specialists in all the major geographical markets, and commercial, manufacturing and technical disciplines of the security document and product protection markets. Nanotech is currently working with SMI to provide independent expert advice evaluating Nanotech’s products and an introduction to the document security industry, and more specifically the banknote market.

Simon Fraser University (SFU)

Spanning many disciplines in eight faculties, SFU offers more than 100 undergraduate major and joint major programs with more than 45 graduate offerings. Mentored by faculty acclaimed for their research and teaching abilities and coached by dedicated advisors and employers in its work integrated learning program, SFU’s more than 100,000 graduates enjoy limitless career opportunities.


ZSST (Zhongchao Special Security Technology Co., Ltd.) was founded in 2003 and is a Beijing-based technology company primarily engaged in the research, development and supply of security and anti-counterfeiting products to the Chinese banknote and secure document printing industry. ZSST is a subsidiary of the China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation, which are authorized producers of optical and magnetic security threads of China’s central bank, People’s Bank of China, the largest banknote issuing authority in the world. ZSST is committed to international collaboration and to becoming a leading provider of a wide range of innovative security products for global markets.