60 second science: Nanoparticles

Kent-based Naneum make portable miniaturised instruments to sniff out and identify nanoparticles in the atmosphere.

Their instruments are being used to investigate climate change, assess workplace air-quality, and study quality of health.

Naneum is the winner of a 2012 Innovation Award from the Institute of Physics celebrating companies that make the most of applying physics in a commercial environment.

About the film

Filmed on location at Naneum, Canterbury Innovation Centre, Canterbury, UK.

Director: Martyn Bull
Producer: Thomas Delfs
Camera: Mark Whatmore
Editors: Liam Angell, Mike Willbourne
Cast: Dr Robert Muir

Production company: insitu
Client: Institute of Physics