Nanotech Grants Options and Restricted Share Units

January 4, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – January 4, 2018 – Nanotech Security Corp. (TSXV: NTS) (OTCQX: NTSFF), a leading innovator in the design and production of advanced security products for the anti-counterfeiting market, announces the granting of 417,500 share purchase options to directors and officers.  The options are for five years at $1.40 and brings the total options granted to 3.6% of outstanding shares.  The Company has also granted 233,533 restricted share units of which 187,667 are to directors and officers.

About Nanotech Security

Nanotech designs, manufactures and markets nano-optic products that have brand protection and enhancement applications across a wide range of markets including banknotes, tax stamps, secure government documents, commercial branding, and the pharmaceutical industry.

The Company’s nano-optic technology employs arrays of billions of nano-indentations that are impressed or embossed onto a substrate material such as polymer, paper, metal, or fabric.  By using sophisticated algorithms to direct an electron beam, the Company creates visual images with colour shifting effects such as 3D, perceived movement, and can also display high-definition colours including skin tones, and whites and blacks, which are not possible using holographic technology.

Additional information about Nanotech can be found at the Company’s website www.nanosecurity.ca, the Canadian disclosure filings website www.sedar.com or the OTCMarkets disclosure filings website www.otcmarkets.com.