Herbal Anti-Bug Nano-Coating Technology


NAMI has developed a non-toxic anti-bug coating technology for various materials.

  • Herbal Anti-Bug Nano-Coating Technology 0
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Commercialisation opportunities
Non-exclusive licensing
Problem addressed

Most commercially available insecticide sprays are toxic and irritant to human and pets. Therefore, they are not suitable for long-term use. NAMI has developed a coating technology to deliver non-toxic anti-bug formulations that can be applied to various materials.

  • NAMI’s anti-bug formulations contain herbal materials as the active ingredients, which are delivered by water-based nanocarrier system. 
  • These formulations are non-irritant, odorless and do not contain harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs), being safe to human and animals.
Key impact
  • Anti-mites and anti-mosquito
  • Contain natural active ingredients
  • Odorless and without harmful VOCs
  • Safe for human and pets
  • Fabric
  • Carpet
  • Cushion cover
  • Curtain
Nano and Advanced Materials Institute (NAMI)

As a Materials Expert, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute (NAMI) has a strong portfolio of innovative technologies to support and collaborate with the industry, offering frontier-applied research on advanced materials as well as technology transfer for commercialization success.

NAMI, incorporated in 2006, is designated by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong Government as a Research and Development Center for nanotechnology and advanced materials. NAMI undertakes and provides support for market-driven research in nanotechnology and advanced materials, and strives for commercialization of the technologies to benefit the industry and the society at large, as well as re-industrialization to promote the economic growth and sustainability of Hong Kong.