Nanotech Honoured with Innovation Award

Named in Top 20 of Canada’s Most Innovative Public Technology Companies

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – November 9, 2016 – Nanotech Security Corp. (TSXV: NTS) (OTCQX: NTSFF), announces it has been named as one of the most innovative public technology companies by the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX).  Nanotech has been selected out of the hundreds of companies from all areas of Canada to showcase at CIX Public Investor Day, the afternoon of Wednesday, November 23rd at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. A selection committee consisting of technology experts and investors from across Canada chooses the CIX Top 20 companies based on overall innovation, product or service offering, depth of management, market opportunity and business model.  CIX Top 20 has recognized exceptional companies in these areas for nine years. Since 2009, Nanotech has developed cutting edge nano-optic solutions to distinguish authentic banknotes, tax stamps, tickets and high end brands from counterfeits.  Inspired by the shimmering iridescent wings of the Blue Morpho butterfly, Nanotech’s authentication features are the future of holograms with unmatched colours and incredibly crisp, interactive images. “We are honored to be recognized by the Canadian Innovation Exchange as a top Canadian technology company,” said Doug Blakeway, CEO of Nanotech. “CIX Public Investor Day is a great opportunity to showcase our latest products and enjoy the support from the growing Canadian technology industry.” About Nanotech Security Nanotech Security Corp. is a leading innovator in the design and production of advanced banknote and commercial branding authentication products.  Nanotech’s KolourOptik® and Plasmogram™ products are nanotechnology based optical imaging product platforms originally inspired by the unique optical properties of the iridescent wings of the Blue Morpho butterfly.  Our nano-optical products produce intense, high definition optically-variable images and colour-shift optical thin films.  Activated by a simple tilt or rotation, with higher resolutions than the best LED-displays, they are ideal for authentication of currency, passports, and identification cards in addition to distinguishing branded goods from counterfeits. Additional information about Nanotech can be found at the Company’s website, the Canadian disclosure filings website or the OTCMarkets disclosure filings website