Awards to FN® Nano Coatings

The special FN ®  functional coatings with the exceptionally strong photocatalytic effect that we have developed and are producing have received numerous awards.

These coatings represent the second generation of photocatalytic coating compositions. It is based on the use of special binders that form controlled microstructure of the coating layer in which the use of photoactive TiO2 nanoparticles that are maximally utilized. The photocatalytic efficiency of the surface produced by FN ® coatings approaches the absolute efficiency of the photocatalyst.

Awards received:

– 2nd place in the Innovation of the Year 2010 competition, 
– Medical Fair Brno Award 2010, 
– nomination for the Minister of Environment Award in the Czech Head 2011 competition, 
– nomination for The European Business Awards in 2012, 
– Social Award – Czech Innovation 2013, 
– CzechInno – Visionary Award 2015, 
– Winner of the European Business Awards 2015 in the Innovation category.


Awarded the ``Visionary for Technology Achievement in Environmental Protection``, 2015

Česká inovace

Czech Innovation ``Social Benefit Award``, 2013

The European Business Awards

The European Business Award, Nominated, 2012

Česká hlava

Nominated for the 2011 Environment Award by Ministry of Environment

Medical Fair Award

Medical Fair Brno Award, 2010

Inovace roku

2nd place in the Innovation of the Year 2010 competition

Awards won by president of Advanced Materials JTJ s.r.o. and creator of FN®Functional Coatings, Ing. Jan Prochazka, Ph.D.

Silver commemorative medal of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

On 28 September 2017, The Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic issued Ing. Jan Prochazka, Ph.D. the silver commemorative medal for its contribution to Czech and international science in connection with its nanotechnology activities. The Senate’s Silver Commemorative Medals have been awarded since 2007 to prominent personalities from the ranks of scientists, artists, athletes and other public officials who excel in their fields or their special acts or abilities.

Ceremonial handover of medals was recorded by Czech Television:

State Honor of the Czech Republic by the President of the Republic

On October 28, 2017, the President of the Republic awarded the honors Ing. Jan Prochazka, Ph.D. – received medals for merit in the field of science.

Ing. Jan Prochazka, Ph.D.

  • Scientist and inventor of a new type of battery. He graduated from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague and later went to the USA to develop and use nanomaterials. He is one of the scientists who contributed to the development of the multifunctional coating that destroys dirt.
  • Returning from the US, he founded a leading Czech nanotechnology company and in 2007 he started to develop new batteries. Now a plant on the battery committee has been built in Horní Suchá, Eastern Czech Republic (Moravia) and will soon product paradigm changing batteries according to his patent.

Award ceremony:

President’s speech: -ceske-republics-1-13693



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