Graphenest protect electronics and automotive from electromagnetic interference with sustainable graphene-based coatings and plastics


Last Funding Type
Advanced Materials,Automotive,CleanTech,Electronics,Industrial,Manufacturing,Nanotechnology,Sustainability
Founded date
Jul 27, 2015
Number Of Employee
1 - 10
Operating Status
Legal Name
Graphenest, S.A.
Also Known As
Graphenest - Advanced Nanotechnology,GRAPHENEST, S.A.

Graphenest is a nanotechnology company that provides sustainable graphene-based coatings and plastic solutions and IP to protect electronics from electromagnetic shielding interference.

Graphenest offers conductive plastics and coatings products that provide 220% more RF/EMI/EMC Shielding performance while reducing production costs by more than 15% and weight by up to 75%.
Current shielding products are based on metals that are heavy, rigid, and energy & resource-intensive.

Our customers are Tier 2 and 1 component or systems manufacturers for batteries (package and electronics control), electronics (housing, IC, printable electronics, antennas), electronics/telecom (Radar, LiDAR, 5G/6G, etc), cables & wires (power and data), among other critical components.

Graphenest has vertically integrated material production, formulations, and IP to incorporate into clients' products. Our clean technology to produce graphene using recycled graphite, which is highly scalable, modular, and cost-effective due to implementing a 3R approach in our process, Reduce – Reuse – Recycle and "Industry 5.0" concepts, will enable a fully circular economy.

Funding Rounds

Number of Funding Rounds
Total Funding Amount
€1.59M $141K
GRAPHENEST has raised a total of €1.59M $141K in funding over 2 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Jan 31, 2019 from a Seed round.
Announced Date Round Money Raised Number of Investors Lead Investors Post Valuation
Jan 31, 2019 Seed 1 Detail
Oct 1, 2018 Grant €205K 1 Detail
Sep 1, 2018 Grant €87K 1 Detail
May 1, 2018 Grant €601K 1 Detail
Jan 23, 2018 Seed $120K 1 Detail


Number of Lead Investors
Number of Investors
GRAPHENEST is funded by 5 investors. Portugal Ventures and Horizon 2020 are the most recent investors.
Investor Name Lead Investor Funding Round
Portugal Ventures Seed
Horizon 2020 Grant
Portugal 2020 Grant
Techstars Seed
Portuguese Public Funding Pre-seed

Employee Profiles

Number of Employee Profiles
GRAPHENEST has 5 current employee profiles, including Board member Nuno Ferreira de Almeida
Board member