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Spin-out tech-company from Aarhus University acquired for triple-digit million amount

An investment fund have acquired and invested over DKK 100 million in the tech-company, RadiSurf, a spin-out from Department of Chemistry and iNANO. This will make it possible to scale the production to supply world’s largest industries.

2021.05.19 | Lise Refstrup Linnebjerg Pedersen

Steen Uttrup Pedersen and Kim Daasbjerg are cofounders of RadiSurf, a spin-out from Department of Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) which has been acquired for triple-digit million amount. (Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo)

Steen Uttrup Pedersen and Kim Daasbjerg are cofounders of RadiSurf, a spin-out from Department of Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) which has been acquired for triple-digit million amount. (Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo)

Associate Professor Steen Uttrup Pedersen and Professor Kim Daasbjerg from Department of Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) co-founded RadiSurf in 2015 to commercialize adhesion technologies based on polymer brushes. 

Now KCK Ltd., a family office private equity investment fund with worldwide presence, acquires and invests over DKK 100 million in RadiSurf. 

This investment will contribute to develop RadiSurf into a leading supplier of advanced nano-based surface enhancement processes to some of the worldʼs largest industries, including medical, automotive, electronics, and sustainable energy production/storage

Chief Executive Officer and founder, Mikkel Kongsfelt, is a former Nanoscience student from iNANO at Aarhus University.


For more information, please contact:

Associate Professor Steen Uttrup Pedersen
Department of Chemistry
Aarhus University
Email: sup@chem.au.dk

Professor Kim Daasbjerg
Department of Chemistry & Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO)
Aarhus University
Email: kdaa@chem.au.dk

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