November 2009  Nanto Paint® won the international business plan competition "Nanochallenge 2009", organised by Veneto Nanotech, the Italian cluster of nanotechnology. The project for the development of innovative protective coatings containing nanoparticles was selected among 36 other international teams for the effectiveness of its products and the solidity of its team.

May 2010 Nanto Paint® won the north east Italy round of “Talento delle Idee”, the prestigious business plan competition organised by Unicredit Bank and the young entrepreneur of Confindustria – The Italian Industrial Federation, after a selection among more than 60 presented projects.

March 2012 Nanto Paint® won the award organized by NACE International, MP Reader’s Choice Corrosion Innovation prize as "Best Material Innovation of the year 2012". NACE is the biggest International Organization focused on corrosion, that represents 25000 members worldwide. The project technology was inserted into the list of the 10 most promising innovations among 64 technologies presented by 17 countries of the world.

June 2014 The disruptive technology that underlines Nanto Paint® success was recognised, after a selection over 600 companies, as one of the "Top Three Finalists WPC Excellence Awards" for its "Dispruptive Cleantech Technologies for Cost-Effective industrial application" by the World Petroleum Council - the leading organisation representing more than the 95% of the Oil&Gas companies.